Christine Benoit received her BA in psychology from Boston University in 2002. She worked as a clinical research assistant at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Boston Medical Center prior to joining the Children's Minnesota Research Institute in June of 2012. Originally hired as a clinical research coordinator in the Diabetes and Endocrinology research program, Ms. Benoit joined the Cystic Fibrosis research team as an ARC awardee in December 2014 and has recently taken over as the clinical research manager of the program. In this role, Ms. Benoit is responsible for the management and oversight of staff working on 11 TDN-sanctioned trials and three investigator-initiated research studies, as well as program development, regulatory and compliance reviews, and grant management duties. Ms Benoit and the Children's Minnesota CF program are committed to the advancement of CF research through continued participation in multi-center trials, the pursuit of investigator-initiated studies, expanded statewide collaborative efforts, increased patient involvement, and quality improvement initiatives.