Michael Skurja - RMU of HP - Executive Vice President of Operations and Director of Continuing Education

    Dr. Skurja is one of the three co-founders of Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (RMUoHP). From 1998 through 2018 Dr. Skurja served in numerous positions at RMUoHP including most recently the Executive Vice President of Operations and the Director of Continuing Education. In December of 2018 he retired from the University, and with the exception of serving as the Program Director of the various electroneuromyography continuing education courses he is no longer involved in the day-to-day operations.

    Dr. Skurja currently serves as the Chair, RMUoHP Board of Trustees, and the President of Wasatch Educational, Inc.

    He graduated from Fort Lewis College in Durango Colorado in 1967 with a B.S. degree in Biological Science and the Mayo Foundation Physical Therapy Program in 1969 with a Certificate in Physical Therapy. In 1979, he earned a Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Southern California with a specialization in musculoskeletal disorders, and in 2007, he received his Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree from Rocky Mountain University.

    Prior to joining RMUoHP Dr. Skurja’s career included-

    • Twenty-three years in the US Navy as a clinician, educator and hospital administrator; he retired as a Captain in 1992.
    • Owner of a private practice in San Diego specializing in electrophysiologic testing, 1992-2006.
    • One of the two co-founders of Electrophysiologic Testing Seminars and the Institute of Clinical Electrophysiology.

    Dr. Skurja lives in San Diego, California with his wife, Nan.