Prior to coming to Illinois NET, Christine was a subacute rehabilitation dietitian at DuPage Convalescent Center in Wheaton and as a registry clinical dietitian for MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn. Christine received her Bachelor of Science in Nutrition/Dietetics degree from Northern Illinois University and a Masters of Public Health form Benedictine University. In addition, Christine also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education from North Central College. She presented her nutrition research thesis on “30-minute Lesson to Second Graders Increases Nutrition Knowledge” at FCNE 2003 San Antonio, TX and at IDA Spring Assembly 2004 in Oak Brook, IL.
She is also an active member of the West Suburban, Illinois and the American Dietetic Associations and has held positions at the local and state level. Currently, Christine is the President of the West Suburban Dietetic Association.