Instructor Bio: Angelika Underwood
Angelika has been an Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant in a rural ER in upstate NY for over 15 years.
She has earned a Certificate of Added Quality in Emergency Medicine. She has been a member of the Wilderness Medical Society (WMS) over 10 years and just completed her Fellowship in the Academy of Wilderness Medicine (FAWM) through the WMS.
She also just completed a Masters in Disaster Medicine through the EMDM in Novara, Italy. She is a National registered EMT-B. She has a background as a part time paid and volunteer firefighter in PA and was a member of the technical rescue team. She was also a non- suppression fire instructor teaching rope rescue. She worked as an EMT in PA.
She was a staff member for The Extreme Team, a wilderness therapy with drug and alcohol addicted youth. In her free time, she has a hobby farm, has hiked three 14ers in Colorado, loves to travel internationally, spend time with her 2 boys, and is passionate about the outdoors.