Christopher R. Heron, MD

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Christopher R. Heron, MD
Employed by Penn State Health
Family Medicine

Academic Appointments

Associate Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine

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About Me

Christopher Heron, MD Was born in Syracuse, New York. He studied at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and earned degrees in Biology, Biochemistry, and Biophysics. After finishing his medical education at Ross University, he completed residency training in Family Medicine at Drexel University, where he was Chief Resident. Dr. Heron is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine and Director of IT at Penn State University, State College, PA.


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Professional Education


Medical School, Ross University School of Medicine - 2011


Residency, Family Medicine Hahnemann University Hospital - 2014

Academic Interests

  • Healthcare IT
  • Medical Student Education
  • Resident Education