Newsroom New provider joins CoxHealth Center Aurora Posted by Janell Patton on July 5, 2022 Christa Lillard, a nurse practitioner, is the newest addition to CoxHealth Center Aurora’s primary care clinic team.“I find being a nurse practitioner very rewarding,” says Lillard. “This profession allows for stability and a career I can continue to grow in for the entirety of my professional life.”Lillard obtained her undergraduate nursing degree from Cox College. She went on to pursue a Master of Science in Nursing from Walden University.As a provider, Lillard says she’s passionate about teaching patients about diet and how it affects their overall health. “It’s important to educate patients on how to start a healthy lifestyle because it’s the key to improving patient outcomes,” she said.Outside of caring for patients, Lillard enjoys spending time with her family and friends, hunting, collecting rocks of all kinds, and rock tumbling. She is also an avid animal lover and advocate.Lillard is currently accepting new patients. For more information or to make an appointment, call the clinic at 417-269-2400. CoxHealth Center Aurora is located at 106 Commerce Dr. in Aurora.