Prior to entering the mental health field, Dr. Christie Mensch studied at the University of Kansas Medical Center where she completed a residency in psychiatry in 2015. Dr. Christie Mensch also attended Creighton University School of Medicine where she received her MD in 2001. Before attending Creighton University, she was a student at Valparaiso University where she earned a BS in Chemistry and Biology.
Valparaiso University includes a Premedical Arts Club that helps premed and nursing students to develop their skills in preparation for entering the medical field. The Premedical Arts Club provides resources and support to help students prepare for the OAT, PCAT, DAT, and MCAT tests, along with details and information regarding the various application processes.
The Premedical Arts Club also offers an annual medical mission trip to Nicaragua or Costa Rica as an alternative to traditional student spring breaks, allowing premed students to gain real life healthcare experience working alongside licensed medical professionals.