Meet the 2018-2020 Executive Management Fellows at Washington University School of Medicine.
Amanda Wilkins, MHA, CPA
Amanda Wilkins, MHA, CPA, has been involved in a number of projects in central administration of the School of Medicine and the affiliated faculty practice. With a special interest in pediatrics, she has worked closely under the mentorship of previous fellow, Kashwayne Williams, to open a new pediatric outpatient clinic at St. Louis Children’s Hospital.
Amanda earned her bachelor’s degree in accountancy from Miami University and master of health administration (MHA) from University of Pittsburgh. She holds an active license as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the State of Illinois.
Amanda previously worked in public accounting and regularly utilizes her finance and accounting background to complete project work as a fellow. While completing her MHA, she worked as an administrative resident at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. She is a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association and the National Association for Health Service Executives, St. Louis chapter.
Nygel Williams, MHA
Manager, Patient Accounts, Department of Neurology
Nygel Williams MHA, serves as the manager of patient accounts for the Department of Neurology. He is responsible for all phases of the revenue cycle in the department and serves on a cross-organizational telehealth committee representing the Neurology and the School of Medicine. During his role as a fellow, he participated in high level projects working with key executives at both the School of Medicine and its hospital partners, Barnes-Jewish Hospital and St. Louis Children’s Hospital.
Nygel earned his bachelor in health science from Saint Louis University, and a master in healthcare administration from the University of Maryland College Park. Prior to Washington University, Nygel served as the Villers Fellow for Healthcare Justice with Families USA in Washington DC where he advocated for healthcare policy changes on a national level working with both state and federal organizations.
Nygel is an active member of the National Association for Health Service Executives, St. Louis Chapter, where he serves on the communication committee. He is also a member of the young professionals’ board for Urban Harvest, and participates actively in the effort to improve faculty diversity and the student experience at the School of Medicine through the Commission on Equity in Clinical Grading.