Natalie Beck, MD
Hometown: Oregon City, OR
Medical School: Oregon Health & Sciences University
Residency: University of Colorado Internal Medicine Residency
Research/Clinical Interests: I am interested in medical education as well as clinical research (though currently undifferentiated)
Hobbies: I enjoy hiking/backpacking, going on road trips to visit National Parks with my boyfriend, snowshoeing, gardening, cooking dinner for friends, baking, and visiting some of the many breweries in the Denver area.
Why did you choose the University of Colorado? As a resident here I went through a renal elective and was very impressed with the education I received both from fellows/faculty and the educational conferences offered for the fellows. I felt that the variety of patients in each hospital we rotate through would allow me to be exposed to everything. Denver has also been a great city in which to live with many opportunities for my outdoor hobbies.
Ruth Campbell, DO
Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO
Medical School: Rocky Vista University CO
Residency: MercyOne Medical Center, Des Moines
Research/Clinical Interests: Everything! But specifically, I’m interested in glomerulonephritis and AKI. I enjoy teaching, and working with medical students and residents.
Hobbies: I like rock climbing, hiking, and skiing with my husband Matt and our pup, Frisbee. And eating tacos afterwards.
Why did you choose the University of Colorado? University of Colorado was number one on my list because it is a top-ranked program with excellent faculty who are committed to both education and research. Plus, the fellows are incredibly supportive of each other.
Shrey Purohit, MD
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Medical School: University of Michigan Medical School
Residency: Duke University
Research/Clinical Interests: Long term outcomes for CKD in younger populations, inherited kidney diseases, immunology
Hobbies: reading, cooking, building computers
Why did you choose the University of Colorado? University of Colorado provided me with the opportunity to create my own clinical pathway and explore my research interests. The faculty are extremely collegial and strongly invested in their fellows. Denver is also a great city to explore and has something for everyone!
Katherine Rizzolo, MD
Hometown: Franklin, MA
Medical School: Tufts University - Boston, MA
Residency: Maine Medical Center - Portland, ME
Research/Clinical Interests: Immigrant health/access to dialysis for undocumented immigrants, healthcare disparities in nephrology, resident/trainee wellness
Hobbies: Long distance running, skiing, knitting, international travel, yoga, craft beer, gummy bears
Why did you choose the University of Colorado? Fantastic research on and advocacy for, health inequalities and social justice. Promotion of fellow wellness within the program.
Tritia Schostak, DO
Hometown: Lake Forest, California
Medical School: Touro University Nevada
Residency: MountainView Hospital - Sunrise Health
Research/Clinical Interests: Electrolyte disorders, renal replacement therapies
Hobbies: Plants (despite not having the greenest thumb), tennis, basketball, eating, exploring new places
Why did you choose the University of Colorado? Quality of training, supportive faculty and their focus on fellows’ well-being as well as the amazing location.
Arian Gower, MD