About
Dr. Petersen was born and raised in southern Idaho.  She completed her undergraduate degree in biochemistry at Eastern Oregon University and attended medical school at the University of Iowa.  After spending another long, cold winter in the Midwest while completing her intern year at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse, Wisconsin, she is excited to return to the Northwest for her residency training.  In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, reading, and baking.

Hometown
Jerome, ID

Education
Undergraduate Education:  Eastern Oregon University, BS, 2008 Medical School:  University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, MD, 2014
Internship:  Gundersen Health System, Transitional Year, 2015
Residency:  University of Washington, Ophthalmology, 2015-Current

Professional Activities
Seattle/King County Clinic. Healthcare volunteer providing free eye exams to community members

Personal Interests
Hiking, reading, baking

Curriculum Vitae

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CONTACT INFO

chrispe@uw.edu