Student Spotlight

Uday Patel, OMS II

Class of 2022

  • Hometown: Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Undergraduate Studies: Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. Graduate studies: Master of Science in Medical Physiology from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Clubs and Activities: I am a Peer Mentor and member of the RVU Rotary Club.

Why did you choose RVUCOM? I primarily chose RVU because of how close it is to my family and the friends that I grew...
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Faculty Spotlight

Brooks Beal, DO

Assistant Professor of Primary Care

  • Hometown: Dublin, CA
  • Undergraduate Studies: Bachelor of Science degree in Biology.
  • Graduate Studies: Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Touro University Nevada.

What class/classes do you teach? I teach both years of Primary Care Medicine. Why did you choose to teach...
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Profile

Michele Coleman, DO

Assistant Professor of Osteopathic Principles and Practice
Department of Osteopathic Principles and Practice

mcoleman@rvu.edu • (435) 222-1332
RVUCOM-SU Campus • C-282


Education | Professional Experience | Certifications and Licenses | Service and Contributions | Professional Societies and Affiliations | Honors and Awards | Publications and Presentations


Education


  • Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine (NMM) Fellowship
    St. John’s Episcopal Hospital
    Far Rockaway, NY
    2009 – 2010
  • Osteopathic Hospitalist/Geriatrics Fellowship
    St. John’s Episcopal Hospital
    Far Rockaway, NY
    2008 – 2009
  • Osteopathic Family Practice Residency
    St. John’s Episcopal Hospital
    Far Rockaway, NY
    2006 – 2008
  • Osteopathic Rotating Internship
    St. John’s Episcopal Hospital
    Far Rockaway, NY
    2005 – 2006
  • Family Medicine/NMM Residency
    Truman Medical Center
    Lee’s Summit, MO
    2004
  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
    Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
    Kansas City, MO
    2004
  • Bachelor of Science
    University of California, Los Angeles
    Westwood, CA
    1979

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Professional Experience


  • 2020 – present: Assistant Professor of Osteopathic Principles and Practice (OPP)
    Rocky Vista University, College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • 2018 – 2019: Interim Chair, Department of OPP
    Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • 2013 – 2019: Owner/Family Medicine and NMM Physician
    Michele K. Coleman, DO & Associates, Inc.
  • 2013 – 2019: Assistant Professor of OPP 
    Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • 2011 – 2019: Adjunct Assistant Professor
    Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • 2011 – 2012: Family Medicine Physician
    Skagit Regional Clinics
  • 2010 – 2011: Family Medicine Physician
    Madigan Hospital in Tacoma, WA
  • 2010: Neuromuscular Medicine
    Dr. Denise Burns & Associates
  • 2008 – 2010: Assistant Instructor 
    Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Harlem

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Certifications and Licenses


  • Utah State Medical License (2020)
  • Washington State Medical License (current)
  • Board certification: Family Medicine (2017)
  • Board certification: Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine (2011)
  • New York State Medical License (2011)

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Service and Contributions


Miscellaneous

  • Volunteer, Safe Harbor Free Clinic in Stanwood, WA (2011 – 2014)
  • Volunteer, United Gospel Mission in Yakima, WA (2014 – 2019)

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Professional Societies and Affiliations


  • American Osteopathic Association
    Member: present
  • Academy for the Advancement of Osteopathy
    Member: 2008 – present
  • Washington Osteopathic Medical Association
    Board Member for District 1, Vice President and President-Elect: 2010 – 2017

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Honors and Awards


  • Student Award for “Best Hands-On Instructor”
    2017 – 2018
  • Student of the Year
    University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine
    2004

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Publications and Presentations


Publications

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