Amanda C. Wilks, PA-C

Amanda C. Wilks, PA-C

Biographic:

Born: September 18, 1976

Education:

Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia
Master of Medical Science,
PA-C, December 2001
GPA: 3.62/4.0

Program Description:
The Emory Physician Assistant Program is an intensive twenty-eight month course of study leading to a Master of Medical Science degree: The curriculum is similar to the University's physician education model and combines fifteen months of didactic course work with thirteen months of clinical experience. As part of the degree requirement, courses in research methodology, epidemiology, health promotion and disease prevention with an emphasis in patient education was utilized to write a research paper, which was then submitted to peer review journal.

Medical Mission Trip
During my clinical training, I participated in a 2 week medical mission trip to Karakonum, India. Here I made hospital rounds, assisted in surgery, and saw patients in an outpatient setting with both American and Indian physicians.

Georgia Southwestern State University
Americus, Georgia
Bachelor of Science, May 1999
Major: Biology
Magna Cum Laude Graduate
GPA: 3.79/4.0

Hometown: Montezuma, Georgia
High School: Macon County
Graduation: June 1995 GPA: 4.0, Valedictorian

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Dermatology Associates of Knoxville, PC
939 Emerald Ave., Suite 705
Knoxville, Tennessee 37917
Nov. 3, 2003-Present

11416 Grigsby Chapel Road
Suite 100
Knoxville, Tennessee 37934

7557 Dannaher Way, Suite G20
Powell, TN 37849

Responsible for patient examinations, assessments, and plans under the supervision of a physician. Perform procedures such as KOH preps, scabies preps, punch biopsies, shaves, excisions, and cryotherapy.

Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine(1/14/02-7/31/03)
Kimberly Megow, M.D.
Valdosta, Georgia
Utilized in both hospital and office settings. Responsible for newborn exams as well as hospital admissions, H&P's, discharge summaries, and inpatient management. Provided outpatient services in the form of well child visits (1wk-18 years), sick visits, and sports physicals. Also, responsible for returning patient phone calls, composing parent education handouts, and taking call at a local Youth Care Center, which is an after-hours outpatient service for the community. Preceptor to Emory University and Medical College of Georgia Physician Assistant students and Valdosta Tech nursing students.

Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine(9/03-11/03)
Janice Loeffler, M.D.
Valdosta, Georgia
Provide outpatient services in the form of well child visits (1wk-18 yrs) sick visits, sports physicals, and patient phone calls.

Americus GYN-OB(Fall 1996-Summer 1999)
Thomas S. Gatewood, Jr. M.D.
Amy Maves PA-C
Americus, Georgia
Utilized as a medical assistant during undergraduate training. Responsible for obtaining patient vital signs, drawing labs, and performing receptionist-type work. Also, observed and participated in many office and hospital procedures including: pap smears, colposcopies, LEEP's, hysterectomies, cesarean sections, and vaginal deliveries.

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS:

Pediatric Acute Life Support (4/02-4/04) Advanced Cardiac Life Support (6/02-6/04) Basic Life Support Certification (6/02-6/04)

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:

American Academy of Physician Assistants
Georgia Association of Physician Assistants

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:

A Multicenter, Randomized, Double Blind, Vehicle Controlled Study of the Safety and Efficacy of a topical foam in the treatment of mild to severe Atopic Dermatitis.

A double-blind, randomized, parallel-group, Placebo controlled, Multi-center study to compare the clinical equivalence of a topical gel Generic formula, in subjects with moderate to severe Acne Rosacea.

A randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled, Phase III study of an extended release oral medication for the treatment of inflammatory lesions of Acne Vulgaris.

A Randomized, Double Blind, Parallel Group, Multicenter, Phase 3 Extension, Efficacy and Safety Study of Nail Lacquer or Placebo Combined with Oral Lamisil in the Treatment of Onychomycosis.

An Open Label, Single Group, Multicenter, Phase 3 Extension Study to Assess the Maintenance use of a Nail Lacquer in the Treatment of Onychomycosis.

A Phase IV, Multicenter, Open-Label Randomized study of the Safety and Efficacy of Low-Dose oral medication for the treatment of Moderate to Severe Plaque-Type Psoriasis.

A 5 Year Assessment and Tracking of a Long-term Safety Study with a FDA approved IM Injection in Subjects with Moderate to Severe Chronic Plaque Psoriasis.

A 10 Year Prospective Pediatric Evaluation to Assess the Long-Term Safety of an Ointment for the Treatment of Atopic Dermatitis.

A Randomized, Double-Blind, Vehicle-Controlled Study of the Safety and Efficacy of a Study Foam versus an FDA approved Cream in the Treatment of Seborrheic Dermatitis.

A Phase 4, Double-Blind, Multicenter, Randomized, Vehicle-Controlled, Cross-Over Study to Further Evaluate the Risk of Hematological Adverse Events in G6PD-Deficient Subjects with Acne Vulgaris treated with a Gel.

A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo Controlled, Parallel Design, Multiple-Site Study to Evaluate the Clinical Equivalence of Two Shampoos in Patients with Tinea (Pityriasis) Versicolor.

A Multi-Center, Double-Blind Clinical Comparison of the Efficacy and Safety of a Topical Gel and Vehicle Gel in the Once Daily Treatment of Acne Vulgaris for 12 Weeks.

A Randomized, Double-blind, Parallel-group, Vehicle-Controlled, Multicenter Study to Determine the Safety and Theraputic Equivalence of a Generic Formulation of Cream compared to FDA Approved Cream in the Treatment of Actinic Keratosis.

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