• Courses Taught
  • Educational History
  • Honor Societies
  • Professional Experience
  • Professional Societies
  • Publications
  • Service

Courses Taught

First Year Seminar (PHAS 100)

Physical Diagnosis I (PHAS 411)

Physical Diagnosis II (PHAS 413)

Physical Diagnosis III (PHAS 416)

Medical Lecture Series (PHAS 415)

Problem Based Medicine (PHAS 445)

General Surgery Rotation (GPHAS 614)

Emergency Medicine Rotation (GPHAS 621)


Educational History

Gannon University, Bachelor of Science in Physician Assistant, 1984

Gannon University, Master of Science in Psychology/Community Counseling, 1996

Honor Societies

American Academy of Physician Assistants, Distinguished Fellow

Pi Alpha Honor Society for Physician Assistants

Omicron Delta Kappa

Professional Experience

Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant Department, Gannon University, Erie, PA (2001-present)

Instructor, Physician Assistant Department, Gannon University, Erie, PA (1989-2001)

Physician Assistant, Daisley Family Practice, Conneaut Lake, PA (2006- present)

Physician Assistant, Presque Isle Family Medicine, Erie, PA (1997-2005)

Physician Assistant, Tri-State Rehabilitation and Pain, Erie, PA (2003-2005)

Physician Assistant, Conneaut Valley Health Center, Conneautville, PA (1991)

Physician Assistant, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, Erie, PA (1985-1988)

Medical Examiner, American Guardian Life Assurance, Jenkintown, PA (1985-1986)

Professional Societies

American Academy of Physician Assistants

Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants

Association of Family Practice Physician Assistants

Society ofor the Preservation of Physician Assistant History


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).


Alternative Break Service Trip, Washington, DC, May 2012

Habitat for Humanity, Family Selection Committee, 2008- present

American Cancer Society, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, Grant Review Committee, 2007 - present

GIVE Day - annually

Day of Caring- annually

Erie County Medical Society, Health Fair on the Square - annually

Flagship Niagara League - Tall Ships Volunteer, Ghosts Afloat Volunteer