Iris Sadowsky, DO, MS

Assistant Professor

Iris Sadowsky, DO, MS earned her undergraduate degree in education and fine arts from Goddard College in Plainfield, Vermont. She went on to pursue post-baccalaureate studies in chemistry and biology and then earned her Master of Science in Anatomy from the University of Maryland Graduate School, Baltimore. She taught Anatomy and Physiology at Towson State University of the University of Maryland systems before pursuing her medical degree from the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine. She served on the Dean’s Diversity Committee while in medical school and implemented the first university wide program in Multiculturalism and Medicine at the University of New England.

During her senior year of medical school and senior year of family medicine residency, she studied with Dr. Andrew Weil in the Program in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona School of Medicine. She then went on to establish a private practice in Arizona. She maintained her practice of Family Medicine for 13 years, with a strong focus in Integrative Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, Preventive Care and Women’s Health, while pursuing post-graduate studies in Osteopathy in the Cranial Field.

Dr. Sadowsky joined the faculty of the University of the Incarnate Word School of Osteopathic Medicine in August 2019 with roots in self-directed, independent, learning principles derived from her undergraduate experience at Goddard College. She has a strong affinity for the University’s mission statement and a passion for promoting the principles and practice of Osteopathic Medicine.

She is a fellow of the American Board of Family Medicine and the American Academy of Family Practice. She loves horseback riding, playing piano, practicing yoga, painting, gardening and hiking in nature, when time permits.