Education

  • James H. Quillen VA Medical Center Foot and Ankle Residency, Johnson City, TN. 2012-Present. Expected graduation
    2015. Chief Resident.
    Passed NBPME III
    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
    GPA4.0
    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

Employment

  • 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

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