Amanda Brown is a Family Nurse Practitioner. She completed her Nurse Practitioner studies at Carson Newman University with highest honors. During her studies she was chosen as the Most Outstanding Master of Science Nursing Student. Amanda is a member of Sigma Theta Tau, the Honor Society of Nursing. Her experience includes seven years of critical care nursing and eleven years as a primary care Nurse Practitioner. She has been extensively trained in Bio-Identical Hormones treatment modalities and is excited to balance the hormones of so many who suffer from an imbalance. Her undergraduate Nursing studies were completed at Lincoln Memorial University, also with honors. Ms. Brown was raised in Campbell County by her parents Albert and Marie Cooper and she is married to David, her high school sweetheart, and they have one child. They are active in church, Awana, family gatherings, and sporting events with their son. She loves to practice ball with her son, zip line, ride roller coasters, Zumba, and travel. Amanda states that her heart is in helping others, especially those in and around her hometown. She has the goal to provide holistic care to patients and their families. She is eager to provide health care to residents of Campbell, Claiborne, and Grainger Counties. She states that God has given her a wonderful gift to help others and she hopes to help those in need for many years to come.
Amanda Collins, is a Family Nurse Practitioner and native to Middlesboro, Kentucky. She received both her undergraduate degrees in nursing and Masters of Science in Nursing at Lincoln Memorial University of Harrogate, Tennessee in 2008, 2009, and 2011 consecutively. She is Board Certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She joined our staff in 2013. She has years of experience in the medical field including ICU experience and family practice. She has worked in the local area since graduating and feels passionate about the patients she serves. She enjoys spending time with her family including her husband and two children. She strives to provide others with the care she would expect her own family should receive. She loves being a part of the Cumberland Gap Medical family and the patients they serve.
King University 2016, Masters of Science in Nursing
Lincoln Memorial University 2012, Bachelor of Science in Nursing
University of Tennessee Knoxville 2002, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a minor in Business Administration
American Nurses Credentialing Center, 2016 Family Nurse Practitioner
Amanda Blevins, MSN, RN, APRN, FNP-BC, is a native to Corryton, Tennessee. Amanda joined Cumberland Gap Medical in 2017.
Amanda graduated from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville 2002 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a minor in Business Administration. From there she spent a year working in healthcare reviewing charts for Medicare placement into a skilled nursing facility and then worked in business for the next eight years.
Amanda returned to school and earned a second Bachelor’s degree; this time a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Lincoln Memorial University in 2012. Amanda spent three and a half years as a staff nurse at The University of Tennessee Medical Center (UT) furthering her knowledge of patient care, specifically with orthopedic trauma and medical surgical patients. She was awarded a Guardian Angel for outstanding patient care in December 2014.
Amanda started her master’s program at King University in 2014 and graduated in the Spring of 2016 with her Masters of Science in Nursing with a Family Nurse Practitioner concentration. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau, the Honor Society of Nursing and is board certified through the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Through her time as a staff nurse at UT, graduate education, and clinical experience she has come to realize the importance of primary care, preventative medicine, and patient education. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband and young daughter; going to the lake, traveling, and being active in their church. Amanda is very excited about the opportunity to provide primary care to the residents of Grainger and the surrounding counties.