Amanda Mixon PA-C is a native of Michigan. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Health Studies from Michigan State University and her Masters in Physician Assistant Studies from University of New England. She has worked in the field of rheumatology for thirteen years, including being the first physician assistant (PA) in the rheumatology division at Northwestern Medicine in Chicago. Her time at Northwestern included work in the Scleroderma Clinic. During the last several years, she has been active in leadership in the medical community in Colorado and has contributed significantly to updating laws and regulations related to physician assistant practice in the state. In 2019, she co-founded Rheumatology Advanced Practice Providers, a national organization of PA’s and nurse practitioners practicing in the area of rheumatology. She has lectured extensively on a national level and has taught medical, pharmacology and PA students. She joined CCAO in 2020 and currently sees patients in our Longmont and Boulder offices. She lives with her family in Fort Collins.