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!