Student Spotlight

Elise Martin, OMS II

Class of 2022

  • Hometown: Tyler, TX
  • Undergraduate Studies: Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from University of Texas - Austin. Additional degrees: Masters of Science degree in Medical Science from the University of North Texas Health Science Center.
  • Clubs and Activities: Member of the American Medical Women's Association and the OB/GYN Club.

Why did you choose RVUCOM? Having lived in Texas my entire life, I wanted to go to medical school outside of the state.  RVUCOM-SU...
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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

Whitney Lambarri, MS, PA-C

Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies
Physician Assistant Program

wlambarri@rvu.edu  •  (720) 795-9737
RVUCOM-CO Campus  •  C-140

 

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


Education


  • Master of Sciences
    Physician Assistant Studies
    Baylor College of Medicine
    Houston, TX
    2009
  • Bachelor of Sciences
    Nutrition Sciences
    Baylor University
    Waco, TX
    2006

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Professional Experience


  • 2019 – Present: Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies
    Rocky Vista University, Master of Physician Assistant Studies
  • 2016 – 2019: Physician Assistant (Breast Surgical Oncology)
    MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • 2016 – 2018: PA Student Preceptor
    Baylor College of Medicine
  • 20162017: Admissions Interviewer for PA Student Program
    Baylor College of Medicine
  • 2015: Physician Assistant (Reconstructive Surgery)
    Sean Boutros MD
  • 2013 2015: Supervisor of Mid-Level Providers
    MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • 2010 – 2015: Physician Assistant (Breast Surgical Oncology)
    MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • 2010: Physician Assistant (Cardiology)
    Ed Leahey MD
  • 2007: Nutritionist
    Optimal Health and Wellness Center

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Certifications and Licenses


  • Licensed Physician Assistant – Colorado Medical Board
  • Licensed Physician Assistant – Texas Medical Board
  • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
    2010 – present
  • American Heart Association – Basic Life Support
  • Certified Personal Trainer – American College of Sports Medicine

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Professional Societies and Affiliations


  • American Academy of Physician Assistants
    Fellow Member
  • Texas Academy of Physician Assistants
    Fellow Member

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Honors and Awards


  • Honors Graduate
    Baylor College of Medicine

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Publications and Presentations


Presentations

  • “Breast Imaging: What You Need to Know”
    Breast Friends Breast Cancer Support Group
    2017
  • “Surgical Treatment of Breast Cancer”
    Nursing In-Service Instructor
    2017
  • “Sideroblastic and Megaloblastic Anemia”
    Baylor College of Medicine
    2017
  • “Breast Cancer: Diagnosis and Staging”
    Nursing In-Service
    2013
  • “Hemolytic Anemia”
    Baylor College of Medicine
    2012
  • “Digital Infrared Thermal Imaging’s Effectiveness in Detection of Primary Breast Cancer”
    Journal Club
    2011

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