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BRATTLEBORO — Brattleboro Memorial Hospital welcomes Liz Aguiar, MPAS, PA-C and Jillian Barney, PA-C as they begin new roles in the Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Department.

Aguiar received her Masters of Physician Assistants Studies in 2019 from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Science. Previously employed at Newton Wellesley Hospital in Massachusetts, Aguiar has completed her PA training at hospitals throughout New England, even traveling as far as Belize to undertake a clinical clerkship at La Loma Luz in Santa Elena.

Barney completed her Physician Assistant (PA) program at Franklin Pierce University in 2016. Since her graduation, she has worked in North Carolina in the Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Department at Watauga Medical Center. She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, Physician Assistants in Orthopaedic Surgery, and the New Hampshire Society of Physician Assistants.

"We are thrilled to be welcoming two excellent new PA's to the Orthopaedics Department, and are looking forward to the energy and dedication that they will bring to our team," Elizabeth McLarney, MD, Medical Director of Orthopaedics at BMH, said in a statement. "Liz and Jillian each have superb training and display true commitment to exceptional patient care."

BMH Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine is located in the Richards Building. To learn more or to schedule an appointment, call 802-251-8611.