Josh Knox
Josh Knox, PA-C, M.A.Marquette University

Physician Assistant Studies, Room 423

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-8483

Clinical Associate Professor

Department of Physician Assistant Studies

Josh Knox received his B.S. in Biology from the University of Illinois-Chicago. He worked in infectious disease research before completing his professional PA education at UW-Madison in 2000. Josh completed a post-graduate clinical fellowship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the Medical College of Wisconsin in 2001. Mr. Knox practiced at the Medical College of Wisconsin and Froedtert hospital from 2000-2009. Josh currently practices emergency medicine part-time and serves as the associate director of the Marquette University Emergency Medicine Post-graduate PA program. His areas of clinical expertise include gastroenterology, hepatology, hematology/oncology, emergency medicine, public health, and evidence based medicine.

Mr. Knox is active in social justice and public health issues in Milwaukee including volunteer service for anti-violence, homelessness and food insecurity non-profits. Josh’s educational research interests include application of sociocultural learning theory and Jesuit pedagogy to PA education, quality improvement in assessment, postgraduate PA education, health literacy and simulation in healthcare education. Josh serves as an ambassador for the National Health Service Corps and as a grant reviewer for HRSA PA educational training grants.  Mr.  Knox is committed to a culture of inclusion at Marquette.  He currently represents the PA program on the President’s Task Force on Equity and Inclusion and the University Academic Senate -Committee on Diversity and Equity.


  • M.A. Education-Curriculum & Instruction. Marquette University, 2011
  • Gastroenterology & Hepatology post-graduate PA fellowship. Medical College of Wisconsin, 2000-2001.
  • PA, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2000.
  • B.S., University of Illinois-Chicago, 1994.

Courses Taught

  • PHAS 7115 - Clinical Decision Making I
  • PHAS 7116- Clinical Decision Making II
  • PHAS 7092 – Clinical Medicine II
  • PHAS 7093- Clinical Medicine III
  • PHAS 7235 - Emergency Medicine
  • PHAS 7095- Public Health
  • PHAS 7997 Master’s Capstone

Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow, American Academy of Physician Assistants, 2000-present
  • Fellow, Wisconsin Academy of Physician Assistant Studies, 2000-present
  • Member, Physician Assistant Educational Association, 2009-present


  • Licensed Physician Assistant, State of Wisconsin
  • Nationally Certified Physician Assistant