Christine Garro

Assistant Professor + Clinical Coordinator,  Center for Physician Assistant Studies

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Christine Garro, PA-C, MS, has made Rhode Island her home for the past 10 years. Originally from the Midwest, she attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign completing her bachelor’s degree in Cell & Structural Biology. She then completed her MS in Physician Assistant Studies at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science.

She has worked in emergency medicine for 13 years. Her clinical experience includes working in rural community emergency departments, academic tertiary care centers, and international emergency medicine in underserved Liberia. She has been the principal preceptor for numerous students and new PA graduates. Frequently, she can be found diagramming disease processes and demonstrating clinical procedures within the ED. Additionally, she holds a teaching associate appointment at Brown Alpert School of Medicine.

During the warmer months, she enjoys mountain biking, hiking, or anything outdoors. The long winters motivate Christine to perfect her Zumba moves. Any time of year, she enjoys indulging in gastronomic experiences throughout Providence’s unique eateries.