Chris is a native of Minnesota and received his undergraduate degree in chemistry from Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota. He then completed the MSN/Family Nurse Practitioner program at Vanderbilt University and has been in practice since 2002. He worked at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, Washington before moving to Boise, where he received exposure to a wide complexity of medical issues. He has most recently worked at Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center on the Diabetes Service and has interests in diabetic nephropathy and chronic kidney disease. He joined Idaho Nephrology in 2011. Chris is a big baseball fan. He likes to trail run in the Boise foothills and is always training for a marathon. He enjoys traveling with his wife and reading.