Student Spotlight

Mikenzie Sturdevant, OMS I

Class of 2022

  • Hometown: Riverton, WY
  • Undergraduate Studies: Animal Science
  • Clubs and Activities: Pre-SOMA liaison for the SOMA chapter on the Southern Utah Campus. Member of SOSA, MSAUP and ACOEP.

Why did you choose RVUCOM? I chose RVUCOM because of their competitive statistics for the boards and the opportunity to be involved in the...
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Faculty Spotlight

David R. Crimin, DO, CMD

Assistant Professor of Primary Care

  • Hometown: Phoenix, AZ
  • Undergraduate Studies: Weber State College, Ogden, UT.
  • Graduate Studies: Medical School: Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA. Internship at Doctors Hospital Medical Center in Colorado Springs, CO and Residency at Colorado Springs Osteopathic Foundation and Family Medicine Center. I spent nearly 27 years in a Rural Family Medicine, hospital and ED practice in Richfield, UT.

What do you like most about teaching at RVUCOM? I brag that I have the best of two worlds: teaching...
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Student Spotlight

Matt McMaster, OMS II

Class of 2021

What are your medical interests?
Internal medicine. Maybe hematology-oncology, but I haven’t decided just yet.

What do you appreciate most about Colorado and the local area?
The skiing and hiking can’t be beat.

What is a fun fact about you?
I lived in Holland for three years.

What are your plans after RVUCOM?
Matching into a residency program!

Why did you opt for osteopathic medicine?
I wanted a broad introduction to medicine to prepare me for the rest of my career.

Why did you decide to pursue a career in medicine?
I couldn’t imagine myself doing anything else.

What advice do you have for prospective students?
Pick a school that you can see yourself being happy at. Everything else will fall into place.

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