Bachelor’s in Biology/Pre-Med, Southeastern University
Masters in Clinical Science, Barry University
Professor Wagner is a nationally certified Physician Assistant (PA-C) practicing in family medicine. Patient care and education is a high priority for Professor Wagner. While studying the clinical approach to obesity, Professor Wagner published through the University of Lynchburg on the physiologic benefits of bariatric interventions, beyond weight loss. Her paper aims to challenge clinicians to push past the fad recommendations of dieting and look at treating metabolic disease.
While she continues to practice medicine, she transitioned into academia in 2015 to engage students in higher education. You can find her teaching courses such as anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, life science, or diagnostic clinical foundations. Professor Wagner also serves the sciences as a campus career advisor, helping students to understand and navigate their options into post-graduate success.