Christopher Depender graduated from the University of Rochester in 2010 with a degree in History (B.A.) He has had over three years of clinical research experience at Columbia University Medical Center. He has previously worked in the Department of Pediatrics to assist in asthma and allergy trials. He continued his work at the Mailman School of Public Health, working on similar aspects about asthma and environmental exposures. In the fall of 2014, he joined the Department of Surgery’s Clinical Research Core and currently coordinates a variety of trials, ranging from cardiothoracic device trials to kidney transplant studies.
His interests include cross-country running, rock-climbing, and skiing.