Christopher oversees a network of doctors, scientists and research staff to identify and address real or apparent financial conflicts of interest at the intersection of research activities and personal financial interests. He ensures finical interests are managed appropriately and disclosed timely to support institutional compliance with applicable federal and state regulations, university policies and the Physicians Payments Sunshine Act. He also reviews business plans and licensing agreement documents pertaining to University employee startup company ventures.
Prior to his role with Weill Cornell Medicine, Christopher served as a New York State Excelsior Service Fellow under the Gov. Cuomo administration. The two year post-graduate fellowship placed him in the Office of the General Counsel for the Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation of the State of New York. There Christopher focused on areas in labor & employment, real estate transactions, contracts and license agreements, as well as procurement.
He graduated from SUNY University at Buffalo’s College of Arts and Sciences in 2011, with a B.A. in Communication. He attended law school at Touro Law Center where he received his J.D. in 2015.