Physician Assistant

Faculty/Staff Clinic
Family, Internal, and Rural Medicine

Phone: (205) 348-2885


Lauren Penuel PA-C, MSPAS is a Physician Assistant at University Medical Center.

Penuel provides care for patients in Family Medicine and the Faculty-Staff Clinic. She also assists in the colonoscopy/EGD clinic as well as the cardiac testing clinic. She helps teach suturing to the residents and teaches pre-med students about the role of a physician assistant.

Penuel received her bachelor’s in psychology from The University of Alabama. She was a member of the UA gymnastics team that won the 2002 NCAA National Championships and 2003 SEC Championships. She received her master’s degree in physician assistant studies from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.