Dr. Burwell is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Primary Care. She currently serves as the Director of Pre-Clerkship Education for the Stanford School of Medicine, Master of Science in PA Studies program. Dr. Burwell previously served as a member of the PA program leadership team at George Washington University for more than 8 years. Dr. Burwell is a seasoned clinical PA with almost twenty years of experience in Internal Medicine and Occupational Health. She completed her PA training at George Washington University where she earned a MSHS. She also holds a Ph.D. from Howard University School of Pharmacy and Allied Health. Her research interests include Health Disparities and Nutritional Sciences with a focus on the pivotal role it plays in cardiovascular disease.

Clinical Focus

  • Physician Assistant
  • Primary Care

Academic Appointments

Administrative Appointments

  • Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Stanford School of Medicine (2017 - Present)

Professional Education

  • PhD Training: Howard University Hospital (2016) DC
  • Board Certification: National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, Physician Assistant (1998)
  • Professional Education: George Washington University (1998) DC