Amanda Brosnan, MPAS, PA-C
Amanda Brosnan is a Physician Assistant working in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas for Tarrant County Public Health. She graduated in 2009 from Texas A&M University. While in college, Amanda founded and led an organization called W: Women in Power, Power in Women that sought to serve the homeless and underserved women of Bryan, Texas, as well as unite women across the A&M Campus. After graduation, she worked for Teach for America (TFA) in the Mississippi Delta teaching 8th grade science. She led initiatives that significantly reduced school violence and increased morale. She then served as a Corps Member Advisor for incoming TFA members in the summer of 2011 and went on to get a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. She was president of her PA class and received several grants during her PA school career pertaining to HIV, cardiovascular health, and awareness of school bullying. Amanda was a research assistant for a doctoral thesis on pediatric pain management in Mongolia. She was also nominated by her classmates and received the Physician Assistant Studies Student Peer Award. After graduation, Amanda worked in primary care in a rural town outside of San Antonio, and then transitioned to urgent care and family medicine for the public hospital system in San Antonio serving the city’s homeless and underserved populations. Currently she works in HIV prevention and treatment as well as STI testing and treatment, striving to bridge the County’s community outreach services with its clinical resources. She is pursuing a Master in Public Health, eager to apply public health skills and knowledge to her passion for serving the community.