A native of California, Dr. Christopher Mills has worked and researched all over the world. After graduating magna cum laude from Princeton with degrees in ecology and evolutionary biology, Dr. Mills returned to California to attend medical school at UC San Diego School of Medicine. He completed his residency at Highland Hospital in Oakland and began an International Emergency Medicine Fellowship at George Washington University. During his fellowship he taught courses and developed projects in nine countries, including Peru, Liberia, Qatar, and India.
Dr. Mills also holds a Master of Public Health degree from George Washington University. An assiduous researcher, he has published multiple articles and has served as an editor for the Western Journal of Emergency Medicine since 2003. Over the last 20 years, Dr. Mills has studied ring-tailed lemurs in Madagascar, presented at several conferences, volunteered in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake, and worked on numerous projects with NASA. He is the Medical Director for the Inova Fair Oaks Emergency Department and has lived in northern Virginia since 2011.