Student Spotlight

Shreyash Pradhan, OMS III

Class of 2020 (Fellow)

  • Hometown: Aurora, CO
  • Undergraduate Studies: Integrative Physiology (University of Colorado Boulder)
  • Clubs and Activities: Anatomy Fellow, Orthopedics, Surgery, Rotary, Sports Med, Global Track, and RVU Ambassador

Why did you choose RVU? RVUCOM’s dedication to providing care to the underserved population and the Rocky Mountain region specifically. Colorado has been home for...
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Faculty Spotlight

Sarah Curtis Lopez, DO

Assistant Professor, Osteopathic Principles and Practice; Course Director, OPP I & II; OPP Pre-doctoral Fellowship Director

  • Hometown: Dallas, TX
  • Undergraduate Studies: BA in Spanish: Hispanic Studies
  • Graduate Studies: University of North Texas Health Science Center Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (Fort Worth, TX); Neuromusculoskeletal medicine/osteopathic manipulative medicine (NMM/OMM) residency at St. Barnabas Hospital (Bronx, NY)

What class do you teach? OPP I-IV, NMM/OMM residents Why did you choose to teach at RVUCOM? What drew...
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Faculty Profile

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!