Curriculum Vitae-Katherine Williams, DPM


James H. Quillen VA Medical Center Foot and Ankle Residency, Johnson City, TN. 2012-Present. Expected graduation
2015. Chief Resident.
Passed NC Licensure Exam 2014
Attended AO Comprehensive Fixation Course

Des Moines University College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Des Moines, lA DPM. 2012 Graduate.
GPA: 3.7
Class rank 13/56
Passed NBPME I and II.
Basil Tucker Scholarship recipient 2011
College of Podiatric Medicine Merit Scholar in 2008, 2010, 2011

University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Wilmington, NC. BS in Biology 2008.
Graduated Magna Cum Laude and Chancellors list throughout college. GP A 3.8
Member of Phi Kappa Phi
Member of Phi Eta Sigma
Deans List 2004-2008
Chancellors List 2005
Sanderson High School, Raleigh N C 2004
Class Rank 55/316
National Honor Society Member

Leadership Experiences

James H Quillen VA Medical Center, Johnson City, TN Current Chief Resident
I am in charge of the call schedule, assist in producing the rotation schedule for all residents for the year and help setup cadaver labs, monthly book clubs, and moderate weekly journal meetings. I am also in charge of any incoming students at our hospital during their 4th year rotations. 

Des Moines University Physical Diagnosis Teaching Assistant 2010
I assisted in educating first year Student Doctors of Osteopathy and Student Doctors of Podiatric Medicine the skills of histories, physical examinations, and diagnoses. 
Des Moines University Assistant Interviewer 2011 I assisted during the interview process for applicants for the 2016 school year.

Health Professional Organizations

  • ACFAS Resident Member 2012- Present
  • Iowa Podiatric Medical Association Student Member 2008 - 2012
  • Student Member of ACFAS 2008- 2012


  • James H. Quillen VA Medical Center Residency In Foot and Ankle Surgery PMRR 2012- Present 
  • Des Moines University College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Teaching Assistant 2010

Community Service

  • Big Brother Big Sister of Iowa (2009-2011) - Acted as a mentor, sponsor, and positive role model in a one-on-one relationship with an at risk child in the Des Moines area. I communicated with the parents and Big Brother Big Sister counselors and participated in activities several times a month. I also helped organize and participated in Big Brother Big Sister sponsored events. 
  • Des Moines University Senior Health Fair (2009, 2010)
  • Performed foot examinations as a preventative and informational tool for elderly patients. 
  • Fit Feet Special Olympics Volunteer (2010)
  • Provided foot and gait exams, fitted molded inserts, and provided first aid care for acute problems in the athletes. 
  • Taking Control of Your Diabetes Volunteer (2010)
  • Provided foot exams on diabetic patients and helped educate people about the effects of diabetes and the importance of regular foot exams. 
  • Provided supervised medical care for the following events:
  • American Lung Association 801 Power Climb
  • Dam to Dam Half-Marathon
  • Des Moines Marathon
  • Meals from the Heartland Volunteer (2009)
  • Prepared and packaged meals to be sent to Haiti.
  • Cape Fear Hospice Volunteer (2008)
  • Visited patients in home or at the hospice center and assessed pain levels, provided supportive care, did personal errands and provided companionship.

Personal Interests

Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center
Provided medical care to injured sea turtles during the summers of 2001-2007. At the center volunteers worked to educate the public through tours of the facility, and to protect nests on the beach

Get in touch.

Chapel Hill Foot & Ankle Specialists

1506 E. Franklin Street
Suite 104
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Phone:  919-960-8858
Fax:   919-960-2882