Interview with a CHIP director

I’m here with one of Washington State’s CHIP program directors, Christine Pfeiffer, PA-C. What is the CHIP program? The CHIP program is a community-based health education program to help prevent and reverse heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, weight problems, and other lifestyle-related diseases that plague our country. CHIP, or Coronary Health Improvement … Continue reading “Interview with a CHIP director”

I’m here with one of Washington State’s CHIP program directors, Christine Pfeiffer, PA-C.

CHIP Director Christine Pfeiffer

What is the CHIP program?

The CHIP program is a community-based health education program to help prevent and reverse heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, weight problems, and other lifestyle-related diseases that plague our country. CHIP, or Coronary Health Improvement Project, meets four nights a week for four weeks, and we start a new program every six months. It is designed to give people practical instructions on how to change eating and exercise habits. There are local CHIP chapters scattered all throughout the country in every state. Continue reading “Interview with a CHIP director”