Education and Training
200-hour Yoga Teacher Training, Brooklyn Yoga School, Brooklyn, NY
Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Primary CareCertified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP)Registered Nurse
BSN - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
BA in Human Development - Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, FL
MSN - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Titles and Academic Titles
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Advanced Practice Provider Research Fellow
Site Coordinator/Medical Consultant, Reach Out and Read Program
Departments and Services
Early childhood development
Posters and Presentations
Woods, T. A. & Christie, M. (2011, November). Building a better early childhood system one community coalition at a time: The utility of the Pathways to School Success tool kit. Poster session at the National Association for the Education of Young Children Annual Conference at the Orange County Convention Center. Orlando, Florida.
Liang, E., Garcia M-P., Kuchirko, Y., Christie, M., & Wu, I. (2011, April). Qualitative analysis of booksharing across cultures. Poster session at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting. Montreal, Canada.
Woods, T. A. & Christie, M. (2010, November). Pathways to Early School Success: Building community capacity. Presentation at the National Association for the Education of Young Children Annual Conference at Anaheim Convention Center. Anaheim, California.
Kuchirko, Y., Christie, M., Garcia, M. P., Hou, F., & Liang, E. (2010, June). Analysis of narratives during mother-child book-sharing. Presentation at the Cross-University Collaborative Mentoring Conference at Harvard Graduate School of Education, Harvard University. Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Awards and Honors
2016, Emily’s Entourage Champion
2015, Health Resources and Services Administration Advanced Nursing Education Traineeship Scholarship
2013-2014, University of Pennsylvania Accelerated Nursing Scholarship
2013-2014, University of Pennsylvania Nursing Excellence Scholarship
2013, Vermont Federal Credit Union Scholarship
2007, J. Thomas West Outstanding Student in Human Development Award
2007, ASIANetwork Freeman Foundation Student-Faculty Fellows Grant
2003-2007, Eckerd College Presidential Scholarship
Editorial and Academic Positions
Institutional and Academic Committees
Lecturer, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
Leadership and Memberships
Memberships in Professional Organizations
2015-present, Fellow, National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
2014–present, Member, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society in Nursing