Christopher Knoepke earned his BA in Psychology from Monmouth College (IL) in 2005, his MSW at Washington University in St. Louis in 2007, and his PhD in Social Work at the University of Denver in 2015. He is now a Postdoctoral Fellow in Shared Medical Decision Making at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.
Chris has worked in outpatient mental health settings, employee assistance programs, behavioral health initiatives, and child safety programs. He is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in Colorado (#9923640) and a Certified Employee Assistance Professional (CEAP). His past research experience includes behavioral sleep medicine, other examinations in health behavior change, and mental health investigations in child welfare. His present research interests include quality of life issues in cardiac care and approaches to reduce adversive anxiety provoked by health interventions. He is additionally interested in health care policy and practice implications of marijuana legalization in Colorado and elsewhere, and administrative and service issues in Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs).