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Frutiger, Elizabeth

Clinical Coordinator



Elizabeth joined the Physician Assistant (PA) Program in May 2023 after practicing in orthopedics/upper extremity trauma for nine years. She is originally from northern Illinois and completed her bachelor’s degree at the University of Illinois (U of I) with a degree in public health.  From U of I, Elizabeth went on to Barry University in Miami, FL where she received her master’s degree in clinical medical science.  Throughout the entirety of her career, she has continued to give back to the PA profession as a preceptor, mentor, lecturer, and advisor.  Outside of the classroom and operating room, Elizabeth enjoys being outside, staying active, and spending time with her husband and son.

More about Elizabeth Frutiger

  • Physician Assistant-Certified (PA-C)
  • MCMSc, Physician Assistant, Barry University, 2014 
  • BS, Public Health, University of Illinois, 2012
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)
  • Michigan Academy of Physician Assistants (MAPA)
  • Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA)
  • National Committee on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) Certified
  • Active Licensed Physician Assistant, Michigan

Courses Taught

  • PHA 697:  Regional Anatomy