Liz Brownlee

Liz Brownlee, DMS, PA-C, DFAAPA

Director Of Didactic Education, Assistant Professor, School Of PA Studies

Department: MD-SCHOOL OF PA STUDIES – GEN
Business Phone: (352) 294-8150

About Liz Brownlee

Liz Brownlee, DMS, PA-C, DFAAPA, is an Assistant Professor at the University of Florida School of Physician Assistant Studies, where she has been a dedicated faculty member since May 2009.

Dr. Brownlee earned her Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sports Sciences in 2000, followed by a Master of Physician Assistant Studies degree in 2003, both from the University of Florida. In January 2024, she further advanced her education by obtaining a Doctor of Medical Science (DMS) degree from Butler University.

At the School of Physician Assistant Studies, Dr. Brownlee has taught various sections of Introduction to Medicine, including Hematology/Oncology, Pulmonology, Care of the Surgical Patient, Psychiatry, OB/GYN, Rheumatology, and Emergency Medicine. She also serves as the course director of Hospital Practicum and contributes to the Foundations of Patient Care and Professionalism labs.

Dr. Brownlee’s clinical practice began at the Bone Marrow Transplant Unit at the University of Florida, where she worked until 2005. She then transitioned to Emergency Medicine in Panama City until 2007, after which she practiced in Pulmonology and Primary Care from 2007 to 2009. She continues to work PRN at the Bone Marrow Transplant Unit.

In addition to her teaching responsibilities, Dr. Brownlee is actively engaged in professional organizations. She is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (DFAAPA) and a member of the Florida Academy of Physician Assistants and the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA). She contributes to PAEA as an item writer for the End-of-Rotation Exams and serves on the Exam Development Board.

Dr. Brownlee has received numerous awards, including the Distinguished Fellow AAPA (2018) and the University of Florida College of Medicine Exemplary Teacher Award (2010-2016, 2018-2021).

Dr. Brownlee is also actively involved in various professional committees, such as the University Petitions Committee, University Student Conduct Committee, Faculty Council, Admissions Committee, and Curriculum Committee at the University of Florida. She has served on the Leadership Development Mission Advancement Commission and the Committee on Didactic Education for PAEA.

Dr. Brownlee frequently presents at PAEA Education Forums on topics such as “Teaching out of COVID,” “PA Leaders of Tomorrow,” and “Educational Technology: Beyond Square One.”

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2019-2023
PAS5000C Physical Diagnosis
2019-2023
PAS5010 Intro to Medicine 1
2020-2021
PAS5905 Directed Readings
2019-2024
PAS5003C Medical Communication
2019-2020,2022-2024
PAS5022C Gross/Radiograph Anat
2019-2024
PAS5008C Adv Clinical Practic
2019-2020,2022-2023
PAS5007C Clinical Procedures
2019-2025
PAS5004 Clin Prob Solv/Diagno
2019-2025
PAS5001C Eval and Hospital Pract
2019-2020,2022
PAS5009 Behav and Commnty Med 2
2019-2020,2022-2023
PAS5027C Ekg Intrp/Life Supp
2019-2025
PAS5020 Intro to Medicine 2
2018-2019
PAS5930 Special Topics
2019,2021
PAS5026 Pharmacotherapeu 2
2019,2021
PAS5025 Human Physiology
2019,2021
PAS5005 Behav and Commnty Med 1
2019,2022-2024
PAS5013 Evidence Based Med
2024
PAS5055C Foundations of Patient Care and Professionalism

Board Certifications

  • NCCPA Certification
    National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

Education

Doctor of Medical Sciences
2024 · Butler University
Master of Physician Assistant Studies
2001-2003 · University of Florida, College of Medicine, School of Physician Assistant Studies
Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sport Sciences
1994-2000 · University of Florida

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 294-8150
Addresses:
Business Mailing:
PO Box 100176
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Business Street:
1104 NEWELL DRIVE HARRELL MEDICAL EDUCATION
GAINESVILLE FL 32608