Dr. Knight is a graduate of the WVUSchool of Medicine. As a trauma surgeon, Knight cares for injured and critically ill patients and teachers surgery to residents and medical students.
She is recognized nationally as a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons, and holds leadership positions in the Association of Women in Surgery and the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma. She is credited for authoring the EAST Oriens Award, a nationally known prize that encourages young doctors to pursue a career in trauma surgery.
At WVU, Knight is part of the Women’s Leadership Initiative and has served on Faculty Senate. A West Virginia native, she was selected in 2012 as a “Great Teacher” in West Virginia.
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