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

John (Jack) Brozna, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Pathology
Department of Specialty Medicine

jbrozna@rvu.edu • (720) 874-2479
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FB-04


Jack Brozna, MD, PhD, came to Colorado from Manchester, Connecticut. He was awarded a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mathematics, Master’s Degree in Biophysics and Doctorate Degree in Immunology from the University of Connecticut. His Medical Doctor Degree is from the University of Connecticut Health Sciences Center and he completed his Anatomic Pathology residency at Yale University. He is Board Certified in Anatomic Pathology.

Previously, Dr. Brozna was a research scientist and Director of Anatomic Pathology at the Denver Veterans Administration. He had a faculty appointment at the University of Colorado School of Medicine where he taught pathology to medical and dental students. He then went to the Omaha Veterans Administration and University of Nebraska Hospitals to continue his research and medical student teaching and to serve as the Director of Anatomic Pathology at the Omaha Veterans Administration. Dr. Brozna returned to Colorado to join the Colorado Permanente Medical Group as a pathologist and later served as Chief of Pathology for the Colorado Permanente Medical Group Clinical Laboratory.

He comes to RVUCOM to once again be part of medical education and to be in the classroom as a mentor and teacher striving to improve his teaching skills.

Dr. Brozna is married to his wife Eileen and they have three children. He spends time road biking and hiking and is often found in his workshop trying to master the dovetail saw and hand plane.