Diana Marie Afonso, PA-C completed her undergraduate degree at Providence College, double majoring in Biology (BS) and Spanish (BA). She continued her graduate career at Rutgers Medical School in New Jersey, where she received her Master’s degree in Science/Physician Assistant studies. She has been practicing emergency medicine for Brown EM at RIH and Miriam Emergency Departments for the past ten years.
Diana is also an Adjunct Professor at Johnson & Wales, Bryant University and Tufts University PA programs. She is a member of the Division of Sex and Gender in Emergency Medicine and also an educator for the Emergency Medicine Physician Extender Development Program at Brown EM. Diana is passionate about educating her patients on disease prevention, promoting healthy lifestyles, and boosting all of her patients’ confidence.