Christopher Cherney has taught at SJSU since 2012. He obtained his BA from Harvard University in 1987 and his MA in Gerontology from SFSU in 2012. Since 1997, he has worked as a licensed nursing home administrator. He has served as the Assistant Administrator of Kaiser Permanente Post-Acute Care Center, in San Leandro, since 2001. Since 2005 he has worked as an expert witness in elder abuse litigation. He runs 3 half marathons per year.