Who is Dr. Christopher Parker
Dr. Parker is always described by those who know him well as “intensity plus” in any of his endeavors. As medical school valedictorian, he was asked if he thought he was the smartest in his class. He said, “For sure I was far from that! But I knew nobody could work as hard as I was willing to work. I achieved that from effort, not IQ.” He brings to bare the same intensity to teaching and athletics. He was selected as “Teacher of the Year” twice by medical residents and interns. He has also earned many accolades as an athlete, including National Powerlifting Champion, National Record Holder in the Squat, Collegiate All-American in Powerlifting and recently earning his Black Belt in Taekwondo. Bringing together his roles as doctor, teacher and athlete, he believes he was put on earth to minimize suffering and improve quality of life.