Chris Raines
Chris Raines

Chris Raines, RN MSN APRN-BC, PMH-C

Board of Directors and Faculty
PSI Board Chairperson and Chapters Chair

Christena Raines, RN, MSN, APRN-BC, PMH-C, is a dual trained nurse practitioner in Women’s’ Health and board certified in Psychiatric-Mental Health and has practiced as a Perinatal Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner for over 15 years. Chris was a member of the planning team instrumental in opening the first in-patient Perinatal Mental Health unit in the country and helped found the Perinatal Mood Disorder program at UNC-CH. Chris retired from UNC in January 2020. Since her retirement she has become the Board Chair of PSI, started a consulting company, and is working in a small private practice seeing perinatal patients, which is her passion. Chris and her wife reside outside of Chapel Hill and enjoy spending time with their three dogs, four adult children and seven grandchildren.