Chris Cook grew up in Northern Virginia. He received a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Radford University in Virginia. After graduation, he moved to Utah to enjoy the many recreational opportunities that this state has to offer. In 2008, he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Science of Nursing from the University of Utah. In 2012, he received his Doctorate of Nursing Practice – Pediatric Nurse Practitioner from the University of Utah. His doctoral project was on recognizing speech impediments in young children. He has a broad range of pediatric experience gained from working at Primary Children’s Medical Center both on the Children’s Medical Unit and the Emergency Department for over 7 years. He is a board certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and a member of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners. Chris and his wife have 3 wonderful children. He is an avid soccer fan year-round and enjoys snowboarding in the winter.