In 1989, Christopher received his doctorate in Physiology along with the Rush University Graduate College Award from Rush University in Chicago. In 1995, he received the American Society of Andrology ‘Young Andrologist’ award in recognition of an individual who has made significant contributions to the field of Andrology. He was co-investigator/author of a research publication cited by TIME magazine as “2010 Top Ten Medical Breakthroughs” (Nature Biotechnology, October 2010).
Professor De Jonge twice served on the Editorial Committee for the WHO Laboratory Manual for the Examination of Human Semen and Sperm–Cervical Mucus Interaction. He served as Editorial Board member for Human Reproduction, Biology of Reproduction, and was Associate/Section Editor for the Journal of Andrology. Currently he is on the Editorial Board of Fertility & Sterility and is Section Editor for Reproductive BioMedicine Online.