Student Spotlight

Jacob Egget, OMS II

Class of 2021

  • Hometown: Highlands Ranch, Colorado
  • Undergraduate Studies: Bachelor of Science degree in Neuroscience and Integrative Physiology from University of Colorado - Boulder.
  • Clubs and Activities: Honor Code President for the Student Government Association, National Liaison Officer for SOSA, and future OPP Fellow.

What are your medical interests? I think surgery is amazing, especially orthopedics. The fact that we can “cut to cure” blows my mind. I...
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Faculty Spotlight

Joel Roberts, MD

Instructor of Physiology

  • Hometown: Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Undergraduate Studies: Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry
  • Graduate Studies: Doctor of Medicine degree at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, Internal Medicine Internship at Saint Joseph Hospital in Denver.

What do you do in your spare time? I play racquetball, make pizzas, and watch football. What advice do...
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Joel Roberts, MD

Instructor of Physiology

What do you do in your spare time?
I play racquetball, make pizzas, and watch football.

What advice do you have for first-year students?
Your meaning and value as a person comes from more than just your grades.

What projects and/or research are you currently working on or plan to work on in the future?
I research and support students researching educational techniques and simulation using observation and survey tools.

Outside of RVU, do you participate in any other organization?
I have a membership at my city gym and I am a member at the Denver United Church. I believe developing the mind, body, and spirit are all necessary for a healthy life.

Fun facts about you: 
I taught 5th and 6th grade Outdoor Education for two years between college and medical school.