- AHP Certification:
- American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
- Clinical Practice:
Amanda Carter, MSN, FNP-C, PCCN, is a nurse practitioner in the Department of Neurosurgery. She works at UVA Spine Center, caring for patients with disorders of the spine.
Ms. Carter grew up in a military family, living throughout the U.S. and Europe. After Sept. 11, she enlisted in the U.S. Army, attending basic training in Fort Jackson, South Carolina. She then trained as a mental health specialist at the AMEDD Center and School at Fort Sam Houston. During her military career, she worked in outpatient adult and child psychiatry, as well as performing PTSD evaluations for soldiers returning from deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Ms. Carter attended nursing school at the University of Pittsburgh and then joined the staff in the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. In 2012 she moved to Wilmington, North Carolina, and spent five years in the progressive care unit at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. She earned her BSN from Ohio University and her MSN from George Washington University.
- George Washington University, 2017