Senior Director for Corporate and Foundation Relations
Chris Thompson is the senior director for corporate and foundation relations for UW Medicine and works with strategic partners to support major research, educational and outreach initiatives. He has more than 15 years’ experience working with nonprofits and the public sector, including service as a volunteer in the U.S. Peace Corps. Prior to joining UW Medicine, he served as the director for corporate and foundation relations at the University of Washington’s College of the Environment. He holds a master’s in health administration from the University of Washington and a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Mississippi.