Student Spotlight

Chauncey R. Syposs IV, OMS III

Class of 2019

  • Hometown: Buffalo, NY
  • Undergraduate Studies: Undergrad: Biology and Philosophy (Canisius College); Graduate: Human Anatomy and Cellular Biology (University of Buffalo School of Medicine)
  • Clubs and Activities: Multicultural Club, acting Treasurer and Secretary, Students for Choice

Why did you choose RVU? RVU had a great reputation for its board scores and the structure of its curriculum. Being less than an hour...
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Faculty Spotlight

Rachel M.A. Linger, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

  • Hometown: Dunkirk, MD
  • Undergraduate Studies: Bachelors of Science in Biology with high honors in Zoology (University of Maryland)
  • Graduate Studies: Doctoral degree in Pharmacology (University of Colorado); Post-Doctoral Fellowship investigating novel biologic targets for new therapies in lung cancer and leukemia

What class do you teach? Pharmacology in both the COM and MSBS programs; pharmacology is taught as separate courses...
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Body Donation Program

Cadavers have a pivotal role in the education of osteopathic medicine students at Rocky Vista University.Through dissection and manipulation, students learn the intricacies and complexities of the human body, providing them with a better understanding of how to treat future patients.

The Anatomical Board of the State of Colorado is responsible for making arrangements, receiving, and distributing humanity gifts to schools that use cadaveric materials for educational purposes, as well as for the advancement of science.

Anyone desiring to make a donation should contact the Anatomical Board at the following address:

Kate Serr
State Anatomical Board, Mail Stop 8501
University of Colorado Denver
P.O. Box 6511
Aurora, CO 80045
Ph. 303-724-2410

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University of Colorado Denver Cell and Developmental Biology Department