Headshot photo of Lillian Navarro-Reynolds, MS, PA-C

Lillian Navarro-Reynolds, MS, PA-C

  • Associate Professor of Division of Physician Assistant Education, School of Medicine
  • Academic Director, Division of Physician Assistant Education, School of Medicine


Lillian Navarro-Reynolds joined the faculty in June 2016. She is involved in curriculum development, delivering large group lectures and acting as a small group facilitator in the didactic portion of the program. Lillian maintains part-time clinical practice working with ¡Salud!, a mobile health unit providing care to Oregon's seasonal vineyard workers.

Lillian graduated from the Northeastern University Physician Assistant program with a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies in 2006. After graduation she practiced family medicine in Seattle before relocating to Hawaii where she worked in endocrinology and internal medicine. During her five years of practice in Hawaii she also served as a sub-investigator in clinical drug trials and became a certified diabetes educator. 

In 2012, Lillian moved with her family to southern England where she became the first physician associate (UK equivalent of physician assistant) to practice in East Sussex. She joined the faculty at St. George's University of London Physician Associate Program in 2013. As a Lecturer at St. George's, Lillian served as a small group facilitator, delivered large group lectures and worked on curriculum development. She was also able to participate in PA education on a national level through her involvement on committees for new programs and as the external advisor for University of Leeds PA program. At St. George's she also earned her Post-Graduate Certificate in Healthcare and Biomedical Education.

Lillian is happy to be back home with her family in the Pacific Northwest.

Education and training

  • Degrees

    • B.S., 2002, University of Oregon
    • M.S., 2006, Northeastern University
  • Certifications

    • Postgraduate Certificate in healthcare and biomedical education

Memberships and associations:

  • Physician Assistant Education Association
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Oregon Society of Physician Assistants

Honors and awards

  • Excellence in Teaching OHSU 2018


Selected publications

  • Navarro-Reynolds L.; Bascombe K. Elective Rotations: Other Medical Subspecialties in Physician Assistant: A Guide to Clinical Practice, 6th ed. R. Ballweg, D. Brown, D. Vetrosky and T. Ritsema, Eds. Elsevier Saunders: Philadelphia, 2017.


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