Amanda J.C. Brewer MD

219-916-9143 (cell)
amandajcbrewer@hotmail.com (personal email)

Education

Educational qualification

  • Indiana University School of Medicine Jul 2012 - Jul 2013
    Marion County Coroner’s Office
    Forensic Pathology Fellowship
    Indianapolis, IN

  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Jul 2011 - Jun 2012
    Pediatric Pathology Fellowship
    Cincinnati, OH

  • Indiana University Health, Ball Memorial Hospital Jul 2008 - Jun 2011
    Anatomic Pathology Residency
    Muncie, IN

  • Indiana University Health, Ball Memorial Hospital Jul 2008 - Jun 2011
    Anatomic Pathology Residency
    Muncie, IN

  • Indiana University School of Medicine Aug 2004 - May 2008
    Degree Awarded: Doctor of Medicine
    Indianapolis, IN

  • Purdue University North Central Jan 1998 - May 2004
    Degree Awarded: Bachelor's of Liberal Arts
    Major: Liberal Arts with Pre-Med Emphasis
    Graduated with distinction
    Minors in Chemistry and Statistics
    Westville, IN

  • Portage High School Aug 1994 - May 1997
    Portage, IN

Licensures:

  • Indiana State Permanent Medical License 2012 - current
  • State of Ohio Training Certificate 2011 - 2012
  • State of Indiana Temporary Medical Residency Permit >2008 - 2011

Awards:

  • Resident Teacher of the Year Jun 2011

Publications:

  • Burrow TA, Sun Y, Prada CE, Bailey L, Zhang W, Brewer A, Wu SW, Setchell KD, Witte D, Cohen MB, Grabowski GA. CNS, lung, and lymph node involvement in Gaucher disease type 3 after 11years of therapy: Clinical, histopathologic, and biochemical findings.CNS, lung, and lymph node involvement in Gaucher disease type 3 after 11years of therapy: Clinical, histopathologic, and biochemical findings. Mol Genet Metab. 2014 Sep 2.
  • Khandelwal P, Brewer AJ, Minevich E, Miles L, Geller JI. High-grade Transitional Cell Carcinoma of the Bladder in a 5-Year-Old Boy Successfully Treated With Partial Cystectomy and Intravesical Bacillus Calmette-Guerin. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2013 Apr 24..

Presentations:

  • Pathology of Neurodegenerative Disorders Feb 5, 2014
    Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine

  • Pathology of CNS Trauma Jan 13, 2014
    Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine

  • Pathology of Anemia of Chronic Disease/Anemia Review Dec 3, 2013
    Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine

  • Pathology of Microcytic Anemia Nov 26, 2013
    Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine

  • Pathology of Hemolytic Anemia Nov 22, 2013
    Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine

  • Pathology of Megaloblastic Anemia Nov 19, 2013
    Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine

  • Peripheral Blood Smear and Bone Marrow Nov 12, 2013
    Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine

  • Child Fatality Review Jul 2012 – Jun 2013
    Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health
    Monthly multidisciplinary conference addressing pediatric fatalities in Marion County

  • Overview of the Coroner’s Office Feb 5, 2013
    Trauma Surgery Morbidity and Mortality Conference
    Wishard Hospital Indianapolis, IN

  • Forensic Pathology Review III Jan 30, 2013
    Indiana University School of Medicine Pathology Department

  • Forensic Pathology Review II Oct 31, 2012
    Indiana University School of Medicine Pathology Department

  • Forensic Pathology Review I Aug 29, 2012
    Indiana University School of Medicine Pathology Department

  • Real Time Solid Tumor Board Jul 2011 – Jun 2012
    Present histopathologic findings at a weekly multidisciplinary conference
    Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

  • Congenital Herpes Simplex Virus Infection Dec 16, 2011
    Neonatology Morbidity and Mortality Conference
    Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

  • Optic Glioma in an 8yo Female Oct 26, 2011
    Neuro-oncology Morbidity and Mortality Conference
    Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

  • Forensic Pathology Review II Mar 30, 2011
    Ball Memorial Hospital Pathology Department


  • Forensic Pathology Review I Mar 28, 2011
    Ball Memorial Hospital Pathology and Internal Medicine Departments

  • Unknown Slide Seminar of Small Round Blue Cell Tumors Sep 21, 2010
    Ball Memorial Hospital Pathology Department

  • Overview of Small Round Blue Cell Tumors Sep 7, 2010
    Ball Memorial Hospital Pathology Department

  • Weekly Pediatric Gastroenterology/Pathology Conference Jul 2010
    Presented the pathological findings for GI biopsy specimens Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health Indianapolis, IN

  • Carbon Monoxide Related Deaths Jun 2010
    Marian County Coroner's Office Indianapolis, IN

  • RISE Review Special Topics Mar 4, 2010
    Reviewed Lab Administration and Special Techniques Ball Memorial Hospital Pathology Department

  • Jeopardy Style Game Power Point Dec 18, 2008
    Topics: Microbiology, Autopsy, Blood Bank, Chemistry, and HemePath
    Ball Memorial Hospital Pathology Department

  • Stroke Warnings Signs Apr 2006
    Organized a booth and presented a poster
    Indiana University Northwest Health Fair
    Gary, IN

Organizations/Memberships:

  • American Society of Clinical Pathology 2008 - 2012
    Resident Representative for Ball Memorial Hospital Pathology Program (2009-2011)

  • College of American Pathologists 2008 - 2009

  • United States & Canadian Academy of Pathology 2008 - 2012

  • Indiana State Medical Association 2008 - present

  • American Medical Association 2004 - 2008

Professional/Paid Experience:

  • Indiana University School of Medicine-Muncie Mar 2011
    Muncie, IN
    Gave five lectures to second year medical students covering three chapters from Robbins
    Ch. 17 The Gastrointestinal Tract, Ch. 18 Liver and Biliary Tract,
    and Ch. 19 The Pancreas

  • Indiana University School of Medicine-Northwest Aug 2005
    Gary, IN
    Cadaver prosector for anatomy lab.p

  • St. Mary Medical Center Summer Extern Program May 2005 - Jul 2005
    Hobart, IN
    8 week program, shadowed a different physician/department each week
    Presented a meningioma PowerPoint case report

  • Lifetouch, Inc. Aug 1998 - Dec 2004
    Coolspring Twsp, IN
    Photographed infants, children, and families. Presented, sold, and delivered portraits. Manager Nov '01-Aug '02. Responsible for host-store relations and studio image

  • Purdue University North Central Chemistry Lab Jan 2004 - May 2004
    Westville, IN
    Teaching assistant, prepared unknown solutions for freshmen labs

  • Purdue University North Central Anatomy Lab Aug 2001 - May 2003
    Westville, IN
    Teaching assistant, taught anatomy using human cadavers
    Taught one lab in the fall semester of 2001
    Taught two labs in the spring semester of 2003

  • Super Kmart May 1996 - Jan 1998
    Portage, IN
    Operated cash register

Volunteer Experience:

  • Westville Elementary School Dec 16, 2008
    Discussed human anatomy and physiology with two 5th grade classrooms
    Muncie, IN

  • Paul Saylor Elementary May 2005
    Discussed human anatomy and physiology with ~15 classrooms
    Valparaiso, IN

  • Porter Hospital Portage Campus Surgery Department Feb 2003 - Feb2004
    Prepared packets of paperwork to be used in patient's charts
    Changed linens and disinfected beds between cases
    Portage, IN

Scholarships:

  • John T. Scully, MD Scholarship Fund 2005 - 2006 $2500 awarded

Meetings Attended:

  • Kentucky Society of Pathologists Jun 9, 2012
    40th Annual Spring Meeting
    Soft Tissue Tumors presented by Dr. C. Fletcher
    Versailles, KY

  • Preparing to Lead and Manage in Your Next Role May 17, 2012
    Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Fellow Workshop
    Cincinnati, OH

  • Leadership Challenges in Interdisciplinary Teams Apr 17, 2012
    Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Fellow Workshop
    Cincinnati, OH

  • USCAP 2012 Annual Meeting Mar 19-23, 2012
    Vancouver, BC, Canada

  • Society for Pediatric Pathology Mar 17-18, 2012
    2012 Spring Meeting
    Vancouver, BC, Canada

  • 4th Annual Musculoskeletal Tumor Symposium – Oct 17, 2011
    New Advances for Malignant Bone Tumors
    Cincinnati, OH

  • Osler Pathology Review Course Apr 17-20, 2011
    Chicago, IL

  • ASCP 2010 Annual Meeting Oct 27-31, 2010
    San Francisco, CA

  • Update on Non-Neoplastic Diseases Aug 2-6, 2010
    Aspen Conference on Pediatric Disease Series
    Snowmass Village, CO
    Midwest Annual Symposium on Bleeding and Thrombosis Jun 15-16, 2009
    Indianapolis, IN

  • USCAP Practical Pathology Seminar Apr 29-May 3, 2009