Chris has been working as a Registered Nurse providing great care to all her patients for most of her life. The past 12 years she has been working with the Cornell Cooperate Extension as a Certified Diabetes Educator. She works as an integral team member to the medical staff at Brentwood and Patchogue Hudson River Health Centers. Aside from assisting patients in learning how to self-manage their diabetes she also trains Residents from Southside Hospital Family Practice Program in the management of diabetes in the outpatient setting. She educates them on managing and monitoring the disease with current and evidence based information. Trained as a Stanford University leader in their Diabetes Self-Management Program she reaches the residents of Suffolk county out in the community promoting wellness and sharing her expertise.