Dr. Christine Major grew up in Massachusetts and completed her undergraduate and initial graduate work there. Dr. Major holds a MS in Neuroscience and Behavior from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Following her master’s work she conducted research in the field of neuroscience for several years at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Major is also a DC graduate from UWS and she earned a MS in Exercise and Sports Science from the University, as well. At UWS, Dr. Major is an assistant professor in the department of basic sciences and is responsible for teaching neurophysiology. In her spare time, Dr. Major enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking and skiing.