Chris grew up in rural Missouri and became a medic in the Air Force before becoming a registered nurse in 2000. As a nurse, she worked for 17 years in the field of gastroenterology before attending nurse practitioner school at Frontier Nursing University. After earning her NP degree in 2019, she joined Primary Health in 2021 where she cared for patients in urgent care for nearly three years before transitioning into primary care. Chris' focus in medicine is to act as a guide for her patients in preventive healthcare and managing chronic diseases.
Sam Shinkle, P.A.-C., grew up in Idaho Falls and worked as a paramedic before becoming a physician assistant. In 2015, he moved to Boise and began his career caring for patients at Primary Health.
Cody is originally from Idaho and returned here to practice medicine after serving in the Navy as a corpsman stationed with infantry marines. After separating from the Navy, Cody cared for patients as a licensed vocational nurse before attending PA school at Northern Arizona University. Cody graduated in 2018 and began his career in primary care.
Jedd is originally from Ohio. He attended the University of Virginia for undergraduate school, and was a member of the UVA Wrestling Team where he achieved both Division I Academic and Athletic All-American status. Jedd attended The Ohio State University for both his Registered Nurse and Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) programs, and during graduate school worked as a nurse in the inpatient setting at The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center. Throughout his school years, Jedd coached wrestling full and part time at both the collegiate and youth levels.