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Gavin Kolodge,

NMM/OMM Pre-Doctoral Teaching Fellow

College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific

E-Mail: gkolodge@westernu.edu

Phone: 909-469-5284


Cal Poly San Luis Obispo - B.S. in Wine and Viticulture


Before coming to med school I studied Landscape Architecture, Wine and Viticulture and worked for many years in the food and beverage industry.  This diverse background gave me a unique education and insight into finding a career that was right for me. After graduating from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo I began volunteering at a Cardiac Rehabilitation Center. This experience began to evolve my interests in the field of medicine and showed me what a challenging, scientific, humanitarian career could look like. The philosophical approach of the osteopathic community aligns strongly with my own personal beliefs.  This hands on, whole person, humanistic approach is also what I see so well represented within the OMM/NMM department.  Being a teaching fellow and connecting more closely with the heart of the osteopathic community brings me one step closer to becoming the well-rounded osteopathic physician I want to be.