Sherri Davidson, RN, MSN, BC, ACNP, APRN
Sherri graduated with honors from McLennan Community College with ADN in 1989. She graduated Cum Laude from the University of Texas at Arlington with a BSN in 1992 and a MSN in 1997. Prior to working at Advanced Pain Care, Sherri worked for 20 years at Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center in various capacities including nurse manager of the ICU and hospitalist. During her time at Hillcrest, Sherri also coordinated the implementation of a trauma and open heart surgery program. She worked 2 years in internal medicine and 7 years in Neurology. She also served as a secretary for the Texas Nurse Practitioners and Central Texas Nurse Practitioners. She is married with 3 children and lives in China Spring, Texas.
Sherri is also a member of the Waco Tri Club, Waco Striders and Waco Bike club and served as secretary for the Waco Striders and Tri Club. She completed her first marathon in 2009 and plans on completing in her first triathlon in 2011. Her other hobbies include watching her children’s sporting activities, including baseball, basketball, cross country and golf.
Anthony Perardi, MPAS, PA-C
Anthony Perardi joined Advanced Pain Care in 2011. Since then he has become a beloved member of the APC team by both patients and staff alike. Prior to 2011, Anthony helped start the Lung Transplant Program in Temple, Texas while working with Scott & White. He also has 5 years of hospital experience while living in Illinois.
Anthony earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training and a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science from Illinois State University in May of 200. He went on to earn his Master of Physician Assistant degree from the University of Southern California in 2005. Anthony has a Certification in the American Academy of Physician Assistants, Central Texas Physician Assistant Society and is a member of the NCCPA.
When home with his wife and 4 children in Round Rock, Anthony enjoys coaching in the Round Rock Baseball League, Round Rock Flag Football League and playing hockey and baseball.
When asked why he loves working with patients in the field of Pain Management, Anthony’s reply is that he wants to make a difference in the lives of people living with chronic pain. He enjoys applying his critical care knowledge to help patients live overall healthier lives.
Elizabeth Antle, APRN, MSN, FNP-BC
Elizabeth Antle is certified by the American Nurse Credentialing Center as a Family Nurse Practitioner and recognized by the Texas Board of Nursing as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse. She received both her Bachelor and Master of Science in Nursing Degrees from The University of Texas at Arlington.
After an honorable discharge from the U.S. Navy, Elizabeth worked primarily in Emergency Nursing from Houston to Waco. Her experience as a registered nurse did conclude in a Post Anesthesia Care Unit in Providence Hospital, where pain control was a major component of the nurse’s job. After completing her nurse practitioner program, Elizabeth worked in Family Medicine for Scott & White prior to joining Advanced Pain Care.
Professional organizations include Central Texas Nurse Practitioners, Texas Nurse Practitioners and American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
A native Texan, Elizabeth has called Waco home for 15 years and is happy to be a part of a successful pain management group in the community.
Randy Bryson, Family Nurse Practitioner
Randy graduated from TCC with a doctorate in alternative medicine in 1993 and an advanced masters in nursing from Samford University in 2012. He is licensed as a certified Family Nurse Practitioner, and is Board eligible for certification in pain management through the American Academy of Procedural Medicine. He was inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society for Nursing Scholars, and is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. He lives in the China Spring area with his wife Dory. He dabbles in architectural engineering, design and inventing. He has several ongoing patent applications, but regards working as a health care provider – with the focus of reducing pain and restoring quality of life for his community – as his most satisfying endeavor.
Jessica Thibodeaux, MPAS, PA-C
Jessica Thibodeaux earned her Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering with a minor in Mathematics from Texas A&M University, College Station, TX in 2008. She went on to obtain her Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL in December of 2013. She is certified in Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Automated External Defibrillator. Jessica is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.
Jessica lives in Round Rock, Texas and enjoys crafting, listening to music, traveling and participating in medical mission trips. She enjoys helping patients with chronic pain improve their quality of life as it is a rewarding experience to work with these patients and see them improve over time and become more active.
Gemma Storvick, RN, MSN, GNP-BC
Gemma Storvick recently moved to Austin from St. Paul, MN. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing and Psychology from Gustavus Adolphus College in 2006. She went on to obtain her Masters of Science in Nursing from the University of Minnesota in 2009. Gemma has Hospice experience as well as experience with Adult and Geriatric Care.
Gemma is married with two children and enjoys reading and cooking when she’s not chasing after her toddler child. When asked why she chose the field of pain management, she says “I love having the opportunity to help others improve their quality of life and day to day functioning. Health care and pain management affords me the opportunity to advise and care for patients so they can enjoy life to its fullest.”