Student Spotlight

Kelli Tichy, OMS I

Class of 2021, RVUCOM-SU

  • Hometown: Denver, CO
  • Undergraduate Studies: Undergraduate: Biomedical Sciences Colorado State University; Graduate: Biomedical Sciences (University of Toledo)
  • Clubs and Activities: Women in Medicine Club and DOCARE International

Why did you choose RVU? In addition to the incredible reputation, RVU has a strong sense of community and student voice, which I think is...
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Faculty Spotlight

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

  • Hometown: Lombard, IL
  • Undergraduate Studies: Cedarville College
  • Graduate Studies: Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine; additional training: Undergraduate OMM Teaching Fellowship, Family Medicine Residency, and Sports Medicine Fellowship

What class do you teach? Osteopathic Principles and Practice Why did you choose to teach at RVUCOM? We have...
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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!