In addition to her work with Visante, Chris is Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical Care and Health Systems at the University of Minnesota, School of Pharmacy. She is also their Executive Director of Experiential Education in charge of all pharmacy student residency programs.
Previously Chris served as the System Director for Pharmacy Services for HealthEast Care Systems in St. Paul, Minnesota. HealthEast Care Systems is comprised of four hospitals, and eleven clinics. Her responsibilities for pharmacy services included developing and monitoring privacy policies, budgets, programs, procedures and standards to maximize appropriate drug distribution and use of clinical pharmacy services. Previously she was Director of Pharmacy at United Hospital in St. Paul, MN.
Chris is President-Elect and serves on the Board of Directors for the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (ASHP). In addition she has served the Section on Practice Managers and has been selected to sit on several councils, committees and task forces at the local, state and national health-system society level, including president of the Minnesota Society.
Chris was the 2005 recipient of the Hallie Bruce Award, Minnesota’s highest honor for a health-system pharmacist. She was also the College of Pharmacy’s Preceptor of the Year for 2005.