Angela W. Kelley

  • Assistant Professor
    Physician Assistant Prgm-Ruskn

Angela Kelley earned her Bachelor of Science at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville and then continued to Nashville, TN where she earned her Masters of Science in Medicine as a Physician Assistant. She is a bilingual practitioner, fluent in Spanish, who has practiced as a PA for 17 years in Family Practice, Urgent Care, Occupational Medicine and Women’s Health. Angela is also a Regional Director for Optavia where as a weight loss health coach, she helps many clients achieve optimal health through a structured meal planning system.  Angela has been published in eSpanglish magazine, where she discussed the signs and symptoms of the flu in both English and Spanish. She currently contributes publications for the company, Univadis, where she has brought to light cultural barriers in the treatment of diabetes, incorrect insulin injection techniques in diabetics, as well as urinary incontinence issues that affect the quality of life in women. In her free time, Angela enjoys reading, traveling and spending time with her family.

Accreditations

  • Tennessee State Board of Medicine
  • Florida State Board of Medicine
  • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
  • DEA License

 

Awards/Recognition

  • Featured Expert for Univadis regarding my presentation: Cultural Barriers in the Treatment of Diabetes. One week of answering questions online related to my presentation. Www.Univadis.com. http://www.univadis.com/player/yuvxwuecn. July 15th-July 21, 2019
  • Speaker/Educator for Take Shape for Life/Optavia Health Coaching and Mentoring 2012-2019
  • Guest Writer for eSpanglish Magazine 2009
  • Stonecrest Hospital Focus Group Participant June 2008
  • Employee of the Month- America’s Family Doctors 9/2007
  • Assembly of Representatives Student Representative for Tennessee Physician Assistants 2001
  • Dean’s List 1994-1997
  • Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society 1996-1998
  • Golden Key National Honor Society 1996
  • Sigma Delta Pi National Spanish Honor Society 1996
  • Panhellenic Scholarship Banquet 1996
  • Pentair Scholarship 1994

Courses Taught

  • Fall Semester
  • GGPHAS611 Anatomy & Physical Diagnosis Lecture I   
  • GGPHAS612 Anatomy & Physical Diagnosis Lab I    
  • GGPHAS631 Behavioral Medicine     
  • Spring Semester
  • GGPHAS613 Anatomy & Physical Diagnosis II   
  • GGPHAS614 Anatomy & Physical Diagnosis Lab II  (2 sections) 
  • GGPHAS633 Electrocardiogram Lab     
  • Summer Semester
  • GGPHAS615 Physical Diagnosis III Lab    
  • GGPHAS647 PRLS Lab      
  • GGPHAS646 Business Practice

Educational History

  • Trevecca Nazarene University, Nashville, TN 37210; Graduation: August 2002  Degree Awarded: Masters of Science in Medicine, Physician Assistant Studies
  • University of Tennessee Knoxville, Knoxville TN 37996; Graduation: December 1998  Degree Awarded: B.S. Biology Minor: Spanish

Professional Experience

Gannon University
105 Commercial Center Dr.
Ruskin, FL 33573
(813) 658-4927; Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant Program Ruskin September 2018-present. Curriculum building in preparation to teach 24 credits/ year for upcoming cohort of students in August 2019

Draughons Junior College
415 Golden Bear Ct
Murfreesboro, TN 37128
(615) 217-9347; Adjunct Instructor, Draughons Junior College 2008. Curriculum building for Instructor of Medical Terminology course

Trevecca Nazarene University
333 Murfreesboro Pike
Nashville, TN 37210
Guest Lecturer, Trevecca Nazarene University 2006
Guest Lecturer for Medical Spanish Terminology Course, Midterm and Final Exam Evaluator

America’s Family Doctors & Walk-In Clinics
515 Stonecrest Parkway #100
Smyrna, TN 37167; Spanish Medical Terminology Course Instructor; Basic Medical Spanish Beginner Level 2008. Curriculum Building and Instructor for receptionists, medical assistants, mid-level practitioners, and MDs

PedIM Healthcare
1990 N Prospect Avenue
Lecanto, Florida 34461
Supervising MD: Dacelin StMartin, MD; Certified Physician Assistant Family Practice June 2015-May 2018
Bilingual Physician Assistant Duties, Preceptor for Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant Students, Trainer on eclinical works EHR program for new Employees

Helton Family Medicine 
1034 N Highland Avenue, Suite C
Murfreesboro, Tennessee, 37130
Supervising MD: Michael Helton, MD; Certified Physician Assistant Family Practice January 2009-May 2015. Bilingual Physician Assistant Duties, Preceptor for Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant and Medical Students, Hospital Rounding at St Thomas Rutherford Hospital, Murfreesboro, TN

Xai Family Medical Clinic
315 Robert Rose Dr. 37129
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Supervising Physician: T. Michael Helton, MD; Certified Physician Assistant Family Practice 2010-2013, prn. Bilingual Physician Assistant Duties specializing in Women’s Health

America’s Family Doctors & Walk-In Clinics
515 Stonecrest Parkway #100
Smyrna, TN 37167
Supervising Physicians: Steve Samudrala, MD, Anitha Dhar, MD, Skyhawk Fadigan, MD; Certified Physician Assistant Family Practice and Urgent Care 2005-2008. Bilingual Physician Assistant Duties and Clinical Coordinator: Organized schedule for weekend work, Ensured staff was trained for emergencies, Applicant search and interviewer for new midlevel positions in company. Preceptor for PA and NP students.

Middle Tennessee Family Wellness Group
107 Glen Oak Blvd Suite 201
Hendersonville, TN 37075
Supervising Physician: Michael Bernui, DO; Certified Physician Assistant Family Practice 2003-2005. Bilingual Physician Assistant Duties specializing in Family Medicine and Occupational Health, Preceptor for PA and NP Students

Restoration Health Care
Springfield, TN
Supervising Physician: Michael Bernui, DO; Certified Physician Assistant Family Practice and Walk-In 2004-2005, prn. Bilingual Physician Assistant duties for low cost. Clinic did not accept insurance.

Northfield Outpatient Clinic
234 W Northfield Blvd
Murfreesboro, TN 37129; Certified Physician Assistant specializing in Internal Medicine and Urgent Care
Bilingual Physician Assistant duties as well as phlebotomy

Optavia/Take Shape for Life
100 International Dr
18th Floor
Baltimore, MD
1-888-OPTAVIA
www.angela.optavia.com; Certified Regional Health Coach 2012-present. Health coach to individuals seeking optimal health. Individual and group coaching, presenter.

Care South Clinic
1203 Vann Drive
Jackson, Tennessee
Joe Blankenship, MD, Cardiologist; Physician Extender 1999-2000. Duties included triage, chart preparation, educating patients and maintain efficient flow for patients

Jackson Madison County General Hospital
620 Skyline Dr
Jackson, Tennessee; Client Services Representative/ Phlebotomist, Medical Center Lab 1998-1999. Phlebotomy duties in hospital as well as nursing homes in local area.

Jackson Madison County General Hospital Patient Transport 1998
Efficient and safe movement of patients between different locations of the hospital including exam rooms, emergency rooms, imaging centers, surgery, morgue. Duties also included dispatching other staff to these locations from call center.

Professional Societies

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Florida Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Physician Assistant Education Association
  • Tennessee Academy of Physician Assistants

Publications

  • Kelley, Angela. Voice annotated case presentation: Cultural Barriers in Treatment of Diabetes. www.univadis.com.; http://www.univadis.com/player/yuvxwuecn. Published June 24, 2019.
  • Kelley, Angela. Voice annotated case presentation: 62 year old female with persistent blood glucose elevation after starting basal insulin. www.univadis.com.; http://univadis.com/player/yufxadhax?cid=1194. Published May 20, 2019.
  • Kelley, Angela. Voice annotated case presentation: 61 yo F w/ Urinary Leakage Disrupting Her Social Life. Www.univadis.com.; http://univadis.com/player/yubyrdypy?cid=1194. Published April 18, 2019.
  • Kelley, Angela. Swine Flu: Gripe Porcina. Espanglish magazine. Summer 2009:5; (Spanish and English versions of an article on the Swine Flu.)

Service

  • Chair of Curriculum Committee for Physician Assistant Department Gannon University
  • Member of Admissions Committee for Physician Assistant Department Gannon University
  • Member of Graduate Council Committee and Member of Outcomes Gannon University Subcommittee/ Small Work Group for Gannon University
  • Member of Celebrate Gannon Committee for MCHPS College of Gannon University
  • South Shore Chamber of Commerce Member 2018-present
  • Member of Search Committee for Physician Assistant Staff
  • Upcoming speaker for Rotary Club- Scheduled for 8/20/2019
  • La Esperanza Medical Clinic April 2019-Volunteer Spanish Translator. Volunteered my language skills in helping our community receive access to care
  • Manatee Festival: South Shore Chamber of Commerce Volunteer March 2019-Volunteered time in the hospitality tent providing for vendors, musicians and VIPs
  • Ruskin Give Day September 2018-Volunteered service with others from Gannon University at Salvation Army sorting and pricing clothes
  • Optavia/Take Shape for Life Volunteer at rallies and events 2-13-2015-Volunteer to check in clients, record weights, speaker.
  • Junior League Be Well Boro Health and Wellness Fair Murfreesboro, TN 2013-Volunteer Physician Assistant: checked community for abnormal skin lesions
  • Jackson Madison County General Hospital, Jackson, Tennessee 1998-2000-Volunteer Spanish Translator. Volunteered my language skills in helping our community receive access to care
  • Jackson Madison County General Hospital, Jackson, Tennessee 1998-2000-Volunteer in Neonatal ICU. Stocked supplied, held and fed babies, answered phones, supported staff with any needs.
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