Student Spotlight

Rasa Rafie, OMS II

Class of 2022

  • Hometown: San Diego, California
  • Undergraduate Studies: Bachelor of Science degree in Cell Molecular Biology (Graduate Studies: Master of Science degree in Global Medicine)
  • Clubs and Activities: Lead Peer Mentor, Member of the Global Medicine Track, Member of the Days of Diversity Committee

Why did you choose RVUCOM? Feeling a sense of community in my medical school was really important to me. I attended a Meet and...
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Faculty Spotlight

Mark Wardle, DO, FAAFP

Director of Medical Spanish Elective on the Southern Utah Campus
Co-Director of the Global Medicine Track on the Southern Utah Campus
Assistant Professor of Primary Care Medicine

  • Hometown: Tracy, California
  • Undergraduate Studies: Zoology and Pre-Med at Brigham Young University
  • Graduate Studies: Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine in California; Family Medicine Residency in Utah Valley; and Rural Medicine and Faculty Development Fellowship.

What classes do you teach? I teach in both years of Primary Care Medicine, am the Director of the...
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Profile

Catherine Lewis Saenz

Communications Coordinator
Department of Marketing

clewissaenz@rvu.edu • (720) 875-2853
RVUCOM-CO Campus • S-101

 

Catherine was born in Bogota, Colombia and immigrated with her family to the United States when she was eight years old. After living in Florida, Georgia, and California, her family finally settled in the suburbs of Atlanta. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Film and Video from Georgia State University. Prior to RVU, she worked for Chattahoochee Riverkeeper (CRK), an environmental nonprofit dedicated to protecting the Chattahoochee River, its lakes and tributaries. She’s excited to be a part of a team dedicated to supporting students and helping to advance the university’s mission of quality healthcare education.