ORI is proud to feature longtime ORI employee, Christine Lorenz. Christine plays a central role as administrative assistant for several research projects. She has considerable experience attending to details that keep projects running smoothly, and is key in preparing questionnaires, manuscripts, presentations, figures, charts, and posters. Christine has volunteered countless hours on ORI committees and exemplifies ORI’s motto of “Work Hard, Play Hard”. Originally hired as project secretary in 1988, she also filled in as a back-up receptionist and had a stint as ORI’s graphic artist. Away from ORI, Christine is a massage therapist, grows most of her own food, and keeps it all in balance through yoga and meditation.