Head shot of Noelle wearing black wire glasses and a navy blue polio. Noelle is smiling at the camera while standing infront of the Eastside O and P sign.

Noelle Medina.  Clinical O&P Resident

Noelle uses they/them pronouns and is currently in their 18 months combined prosthetic and orthotic residency to become a certified clinician.

 In doing so they continue to share their deep passion for empowering others, creating community, and increasing accessibility. Noelle is a strong believer in holistic patient centered care and looks forwards to getting to know all the current and future patients that are a part of the Eastside O&P community.

Noelle grew up on the West Coast in a large and diverse Peruvian family. They can be found hiking, cheering for the Portland Thorns, rock climbing, playing soccer, and enjoying the food hub that is Portland! Noelle is a part of the Oregon team for the “So Every Body Can Move” legislative movement with the aim of increasing insurance coverage to activity specific Prosthetic and Orthotics.

Noelle completed their MSPO Degree in May 2023 at the University of Hartford in CT. They interned at pediatric clinics and focused on research in Upper Extremity Prothetics. They hold a B.S. in Exercise & Health Science with a minor in Sociology from Willamette University in OR. Here Noelle earned a Senior Key for their exemplary leadership and contributions to the community.

Let Noelle know if you have any food or hiking recommendations in Portland!