Undergraduate Studies: Undergrad: Biology and Philosophy (Canisius College); Graduate: Human Anatomy and Cellular Biology (University of Buffalo School of Medicine)
Clubs and Activities: Multicultural Club, acting Treasurer and Secretary, Students for Choice
Why did you choose RVU? RVU had a great reputation for its board scores and the structure of its curriculum. Being less than an hour... Read More
Rachel M.A. Linger, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology
Hometown: Dunkirk, MD
Undergraduate Studies: Bachelors of Science in Biology with high honors in Zoology (University of Maryland)
Graduate Studies: Doctoral degree in Pharmacology (University of Colorado); Post-Doctoral Fellowship investigating novel biologic targets for new therapies in lung cancer and leukemia
What class do you teach? Pharmacology in both the COM and MSBS programs; pharmacology is taught as separate courses... Read More
Join the RVU Team!
Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine welcomes employment inquiries from qualified individuals who share and support our mission and vision.
At Rocky Vista we value individuals who demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning, community service and excellence. As one of the newest of the colleges of osteopathic medicine, Rocky Vista enjoys an entrepreneurial culture featuring state of the art facilities and innovative approaches to learning.
We are currently accepting applications for a variety of faculty and staff positions. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to participate in the design of educational programs of Rocky Vista University and to play a significant role in the success of the College of Osteopathic Medicine, including the Masters in Biomedical Sciences Program and the developing Physician Assistant Program.
Rocky Vista University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply.
RVU is Expanding!
Our Southern Utah Campus opens in July 2017.
The 32 acre Southern Utah Campus is located in Ivins – approximately 20 minutes from St. George, the largest city in Southern Utah. The two-story, 104,000 square foot building will complement the natural scenery of the area. It will include two 200-seat lecture halls, three seminar rooms, 36 breakout or study rooms, a clinical skills and OPP lab, a full dissection gross anatomy lab, a multi-purpose lab, a simulation center, standardized patient rooms, and a 8,950 square foot library. The school is expected to seat and has been approved for 125 students each year.
This campus will also include a 23,000 square foot medical office building across the street, which will house administrative offices and a future medical clinic. Additionally, the Southern Utah Veterans Home, adjacent to the campus, will provide students with a continuity of care experience.
Ivins is a city in Washington County with an estimated population of 7,000. Ivins is near the Gunlock, Ivins, and Santa Clara River Reservoirs, it has numerous walking trails, and it has six city parks. See more about Ivins at Ivins.com.