Dr Baxter is a double boarded paediatric emergency physician and the founder and director of PEMA Emergency Research, Scottish Rite, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.
Amy graduated from Yale University and Emory University School of Medicine, completed a paediatrics residency, child abuse fellowship and emergency paediatrics fellowship.
Her work in needle pain management has received federal funding and she has published multiple first author papers, lecturing nationally and internationally on sedation and procedural pain management.
A founding board member of the Society for Pediatric Sedation, she serves on the Standish Board for hospital pain relief, as well as reviewing for multiple scholarly journals, conference and grant boards.
Dr Baxter is known for creating and validating the BARF nausea scale for children with cancer and holds patents on MDEA-Winning Buzzy® physiologic pain blocker, DistrACTION® cards, and VibraCool tendinitis therapy.
As CEO of PAIN CARE Labs, she hopes to advance the national dialogue on needlephobia, and uncouple fear from pain. National speaking venues include MakerFaire, AARP@50+, TEDMED and Exponential Medicine.
She has been recognized by Inc. Magazine, the Wall Street Journal, was a 2017 Top 40 Healthcare Transformer, and was Georgia Bio’s Innovative CEO of the Year.