Carolyn Knox

Academic Coordinator and clinical assistant professor

What makes Lake Erie College a unique place?

  • The Physician Assistant faculty are dedicated and enthusiastic educators. We all want to help the students become superior health care providers. The class size allows for individual attention and encouragement. Connections with Cleveland Clinic, University Hospital System and Lake Health, among others, will provide outstanding clinical experiences. We have a great program!

Degrees:

  • M.S., Psychology/Community Counseling
  • B.S., Physician Assistant

Courses Taught:

  • PAM 521 - Patient Evaluation I
  • PAM 522 - Patient Evaluation II
  • PAM 523 - Patient Evaluation III
  • PAM 550 - Family Medicine Clinical Rotation
  • PAM 551 - Internal Medicine Clinical Rotation
  • PAM 552 - Pediatrics Clinical Rotation
  • PAM 553 - General Surgery Clinical Rotation
  • PAM 554 - Women's Health Clinical Rotation
  • PAM 555 - Psychiatry/Behavioral Medicine Clinical Rotation
  • PAM 556 - Emergency Medicine Clinical Rotation
  • PAM 557 - Geriatrics and Gerontology Clinical Rotation
  • PAM 558 - Clinical Rotation Elective

Research/Creative Activity Interests:

  • Primary focuses: Topics in family medicine

Awards/Professional Memberships:

  • DFAAPA – Distinguished Fellow, American Academy of Physician Assistants, 2010- present
  • Fellow – AAPA 1985-2009
  • OAPA – Ohio Association of Physician Assistants
  • PSPA - Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants
    • Awards Committee – 2011-present
    • Co-chair – 2012 -present
    • Political Action Committee – Silent Auction 2009 – 2011, 2013
    • Membership Committee 2008-2014
    • Osteopathic Task Force 2006
    • Workshop Presentation at Annual Conference 2005
    • Poster Presentation at Annual Conference 2005
  • 25-Year Service Award, Gannon University, 2014
  • Maroon Award - for undergraduate and graduate advising, Gannon University, 2006
  • Society for the Preservation of Physician Assistant History
  • Association of Family Practice Physician Assistants (AFPPA) 2000-2014
    • Student Scholarship Review Committee
    • Speaker’s Bureau

Publications:

  • Knox, C, Selker, E. Acetaminophen and Children: Why have pediatric dosage guidelines changed, and what does it mean in practice? Advance for NP’s and PAs, December 2011, 2(12) 29-32.
  • Knox C. Recognition and Treatment of Childhood Depression. Advance for Physician Assistants, November 2007, 15(11-12) 35-39.
  • Serena T, Parnell L, Knox C, Vargo J, Oliver A, Merry S, Klugh A, Bubar N, Anderson N, Rieman L, Walnoha W, Smith H, Rice S. Bismuth Subgallate/ Borneal (Suile) is Superior to Bacitracin in the Human Forearm Biopsy Model for Acute Wound Healing. Advances in Skin and Wound Care. 2007; 20(9):485-492.
  • Knox C. Rosacea: A Review of a Common Disorder. The Internet Journal of Academic Physician Assistants. 2006. Volume 4 Number 2.
  • Knox C. Macular Degeneration. Advance for Physician Assistants, September 2005, 13(9) 38-43.
  • Serena T, Knox C, Shay K, Wilt M, Brown M, Hyziewicz T, Parnell L, Li V, Miller M, Studies of a Novel Wound Healing Agent, Bismuth Subgallate/Borneal (SSWD) for Acute Wound Healing in the Human Forearm Biopsy Model. Wounds, July 2005,17(4).

Career Accomplishments:

  • 25-year milestone of PA education, 2014
  • Recognized as Distinguished Fellow of AAPA, 2010