Christine received her Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Biology from the University of Guelph. While attending university, her curiosity for food-animal production grew under the guidance of the animal health extension veterinarians. Christine decided to delve further into the swine industry and earned her Masters of Science in Animal Health focusing in Swine Reproduction. In 2009, she achieved her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. After graduation, she worked for a mixed animal practice and then joined the South West Team in 2012. She has been practicing swine medicine with South West Ontario Veterinary Services ever since.