PhD in Educational Sustainability, Nipissing University, Masters of Clinical Nutrition, University of Alabama, Food, Nutrition Studies, Ryerson University and Dietetic Internship, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto.
Work across the continuum of health including charities, community services, hospitals, and university, solidifies her understanding of what people need and want for their nutritional wellbeing. Her career journey that began in aged care homes, then moved to development of community nutrition programs for children and youth. A desire for advancement, led to Florida hospital nutrition leadership, completion of a Masters in Clinical Nutrition, and a return to Ontario to lead a regional health program. Progression of education of a PhD opened the door to a faculty position for a Masters of Dietetics and Nutrition program in Australia. Home once again in Ontario, Christine continues to lead regional health programming as well work with private clients. Such expanse of experience confirms expertise in the field. Her deep respect for food as a topic of science and health is the motivation that cuts through the jungle of bad facts to provide leading edge research on good tasting food products for optimal health.
Christine is committed to life long learning. Globe trotting and travel for work fills Christine's informal learning cup and the formal education cup overflows! In 2017 she completed a PhD in Educational Sustainability, Nipissing University, North Bay, Ontario. And prior decades are peppered with prior progressive steps. Courses in Project Management courses, Humber College, Toronto, followed a Master of Science in Human Nutrition, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama in 2009. The essential yet competitive clinical designation of Registered Dietitian for nutritionists to work in the medical health system was completed in1999 at Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto. The nutrition education journey began in 1989 with the completion of a B.A.Sc. Food, Nutrition, Consumer and Family Studies, Ryerson University, Toronto. Interestingly, that her academic journey began at Trent University with the study of Politics and Philosophy courses in 1983.