Amy Baxter

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Amy Baxter MD is an Associate Clinical Professor at Augusta University, and CEO of Pain Care Labs, founded in 2006 to eliminate unnecessary pain. After Yale and Emory Medical School, she founded the Pediatric Emergency Research program at Scottish Rite, CHOA. Federally funded for neuromodulatory mechanical oscillation research on pain relief, she publishes and lectures nationally and internationally on pain management, procedural sedation, and opioid alternatives. Inventions include VibraCool® Vibrational Cryotherapy, Buzzy, DistrACTION cards, and DuoTherm. Her Buzzy® device has blocked pain for over 35 million needle procedures. Other contributions include a hepatic enzyme algorithm timing child abuse, creating and validating the BARF nausea scale for pediatric cancer patients, identifying the cause of the needle phobia increase, and 8 patents on the pain blocking frequency. Speaking venues include Exponential Medicine, Bloomberg, Converge, TEDx Peachtree and TEDMED. Awards include Healthcare Transformer, Wall Street Journal “Idea Person”, Innovative GA Bio CEO of the Year, and a Top 10 Disruptor in Medical Tech.