Student Spotlight

Emilie Mathura, OMS I

Class of 2023

  • Hometown: Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Undergraduate Studies: Bachelor of Science degree in Human Biology
  • Clubs and Activities: Student Government Association, OB/GYN Club, American Medical Women's Association, and Medical Students for Choice.

Why did you choose RVUCOM? The Urban Underserved Track and the sabbatical program which will allow me to complete my Master of Public Health...
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Faculty Spotlight

Cathy Ruff, MS, PA-C

Program Director and Chair of Physician Assistant Studies
Associate Professor of Physician Assistant Studies

  • Hometown: Dearborn, Michigan
  • Undergraduate Studies: Bachelor of Science degree in Cellular Biology
  • Graduate Studies: Master of Science degree in Cellular/Molecular Biology. Physician Assistant Training at the University of Colorado Health Science Center.

What class/classes do you teach? I teach professionalism topics, Physical Exam, and small group skills. Why did you choose...
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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.