Student Spotlight

Kristin Lipe, MS, OMS-II

Class of 2021

  • Hometown: Denver, CO
  • Undergraduate Studies: University of Montana - Human Biological Sciences; Graduate studies: Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences (RVU)
  • Clubs and Activities: SGA Secretary, SOSA Treasurer, MSBS Peer Mentor, MSBS Tutor, and Tutor for 1st-year students; Clubs: Surgery, Ortho, NSIG, Emergency Medicine, Anesthesiology, Global Medicine;

Why did you choose RVUCOM? I worked at an office that has RVU students rotating through, so when I was looking to get my...
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Faculty Spotlight

Jacquelyn Waller, PharmD, BCPS

Assistant Professor of Pharmacology, Director of Faculty Development

  • Hometown: Craig, CO
  • Graduate Studies: Doctor of Pharmacy (University of Montana); Postgraduate Pharmacy Residency (Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children's Hospital)

What class do you teach? Pharmacology in both the College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM) and Master of Science in...
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Kenneth A. Ramey, DO, FACOFP

NMM +1 Residency Program Director; Osteopathic-Focused Track Program Director; OMM Clerkship Program Director; Associate Professor of Osteopathic Principles and Practices

What class do you teach?
Osteopathic Principles and Practice

Why did you choose to teach at RVUCOM?
We have faculty from a number of different osteopathic medical schools. We have taken the best parts of a number of different programs and put them together into a unique system that is highly effective.

Which RVU clubs or organizations do you participate in?
I am the faculty sponsor for the Sports Medicine club. I enjoy sports medicine because it is the science of fun and you get to help active individuals optimize their function and potential.

What advice do you have for first-year students?
I would like to share my favorite Walter Russell quote: “Mediocrity is self-inflicted. Genius is self-bestowed.”

What do you appreciate most about Colorado and the local area?
You can’t beat the weather here. I like lots of sunshine!

What do you do in your spare time?
My two kids participate in competitive softball and rock climbing. I stay very busy attending their events. I also enjoy traveling, skiing, ocean sports, and riding my motorcycle.

What is a fun fact about you?
I love wearing Hawaiian shirts. They make me smile and keep me happy!