Student Spotlight

Colleen Maher, OMS III

Class of 2021

  • Hometown: Aurora, Colorado
  • Undergraduate Studies: University of Colorado
  • Clubs and Activities: Member of the ACOFP and ACOP during the first two years at RVUCOM.

Why did you choose RVUCOM? I knew when I was applying to medical school that I wanted to go to an osteopathic program. RVU...
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Faculty Spotlight

Jean M. Bouquet, DO, FAWM

Co-Director of Urban Underserved Track
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

  • Hometown: Rockville, MD
  • Undergraduate Studies: Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology from the University of Colorado, Boulder.
  • Graduate Studies: Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine

What class/classes do you teach? I teach Principles of Clinical Medicine – Year I and II, and in the...
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Academic Departments

RVUCOM Colorado Campus:

RVUCOM Utah Campus:


Biomedical Sciences | Library Services | Master of Science of Biomedical Sciences (MSBS) Program | Medical Humanities | Office of Military Affairs | Office of Simulation in Medicine and Surgery | Office of the Dean | Office of the Dean - RVUCOM-SU | Osteopathic Principles and Practice | Physician Assistant Program | Primary Care Medicine | Rocky Vista Health Center | Specialty Medicine | Structural Medicine | Tracks and Special Programs |

Biomedical Sciences  •  (720) 874-2437


Francina Deason Towne, PhD

Program Director
Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences Program

Associate Professor of Immunology
Department of Biomedical Sciences

ftowne@rvu.edu • (720) 875-2837
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FC-02


Mark Payton, PhD

Chair
Professor of Biomedical Sciences
Department of Biomedical Sciences

mpayton@rvu.edu • (720) 795-9735
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FC-07


Melissa Henderson, PhD

Vice Chair
Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences
Department of Biomedical Sciences

mhenderson@rvu.edu • (435) 222-1292
RVUCOM-SU Campus • C-287


Duane T. Brandau, DO, PhD

Assistant Dean of Clinical Education and Research
Department of Clinical Education

Professor of Molecular Medicine
Department of Biomedical Sciences

dbrandau@rvu.edu • (720) 875-2802
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FE-05


Benjamin Brooks, PhD

Assistant Program Director
Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences Program

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Sciences
Department of Biomedical Sciences

bbrooks@rvu.edu • (435) 222-1304
RVUCOM-SU Campus • C-230

 


Nicole Michels, PhD

Department Chair
Department of Medical Humanities

Associate Professor of Physiology
Department of Biomedical Sciences

nmichels@rvu.edu • (720) 874-2436
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FC-08


Qamrul G. Choudhury, PhD

Associate Professor of Physiology
Department of Biomedical Sciences

qchoudhury@rvu.edu • (720) 875-2833
RVUCOM-CO Campus • D-102


Clyde B. Jensen, PhD, MS

Professor of Pharmacology
Department of Biomedical Sciences

cjensen@rvu.edu • (435) 222-1282
RVUCOM-SU Campus

 


Rachel M.A. Linger, PhD

Associate Professor of Pharmacology
Department of Biomedical Sciences

rlinger@rvu.edu • (720) 874-2454
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FC-05


Nena L. Mason, PhD

Director of Gross Anatomy
Co-Director of Utah Anatomy Fellowship Program
Department of Structural Medicine

Associate Professor of Anatomy and Ultrasound
Department of Structural Medicine

Associate Professor of Physiology
Department of Biomedical Sciences

nmason@rvu.edu • (435) 222-1261
RVUCOM-SU Campus • C-271


Matthew J. Linton, PhD

Director of Preclinical Education (RVUCOM-SU)
Office of the Dean – Southern Utah

Professor of Physiology
Department of Biomedical Sciences

mlinton@rvu.edu • (435) 222-1263
RVUCOM-SU Campus • C-247


Jennifer Montemayor, PhD

Director of Preclinical Education (RVUCOM-CO)
Office of the Dean

Associate Professor of Physiology
Department of Biomedical Sciences

jmontemayor@rvu.edu • (720) 874-2433
RVUCOM-CO Campus • D-116


Jacqueline Powell, PhD

Associate Professor of Physiology
Department of Biomedical Sciences

jpowell@rvu.edu • (435) 222-1308
RVUCOM-SU Campus • C-260

 


Vickie Roettger, PhD

Associate Professor of Physiology
Department of Biomedical Sciences

Co-Director of Global Medicine Track
Tracks and Special Programs

vroettger@rvu.edu • 720-795-9720
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FC-03

 


Jacquelyn Waller, PharmD, BCPS

Associate Professor of Pharmacology
Department of Biomedical Sciences

jwaller@rvu.edu • (720) 875-2869
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FC-04


Rebecca Ryznar, PhD

Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology
Department of Biomedical Sciences

Director of Physician Scientist Track
Tracks and Special Programs

rryznar@rvu.edu • (720) 874-2423
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FC-09


Isain Zapata, PhD

Assistant Professor of Research and Statistics
Department of Biomedical Sciences

izapata@rvu.edu • (720) 795-9736
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FB-10

 


Qing Zhong, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Pharmacology
Department of Biomedical Sciences

qzhong@rvu.edu • (435) 222-1285
RVUCOM-SU Campus • C-224

 


Terri McNair

Administrative Assistant
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Department of Specialty Medicine
Department of Medical Humanities

tmcnair@rvu.edu • (720) 874-2437
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FC-01

Library Services  •  (720) 875-2847


Brian D. Schwartz, PhD, MLIS

Director of the Frank Ritchel Ames Memorial Library
Department of Library Services

Associate Professor of Medical Humanities
Department of Medical Humanities

bschwartz@rvu.edu • (720) 875-2882
RVUCOM-CO Campus • L-104


Jason Curtis, MLIS

Assistant Director
Department of Library Services

Instructor of Medical Humanities
Department of Medical Humanities

jcurtis@rvu.edu • (435) 222-1264
RVUCOM-SU Campus • E-203

 


Jenifer A. Fisher, MLIS

Reference Librarian
Department of Library Services

Instructor of Medical Humanities
Department of Medical Humanities

Co-Director of Urban Underserved Track
Tracks and Special Programs

jfisher@rvu.edu • (720) 875-2881
RVUCOM-CO Campus • L-103


Caitlin Hotzel

Library Assistant
Department of Library Services

chotzel@rvu.edu
RVUCOM-CO Campus • Library

 


Valerie Jones

Library Coordinator
Department of Library Services

vjones@rvu.edu
RVUCOM-SU Campus • Library


Joseph H. Richard, MLIS

Library Outreach Coordinator
Department of Library Services

jrichard@rvu.edu
RVUCOM-CO Campus • Library

 


Lynne Stephenson, MEd

Library Clerk
Department of Library Services

lstephenson@rvu.edu • (435) 222-1333
RVUCOM-SU Campus • Library

 

Master of Science of Biomedical Sciences (MSBS) Program


Francina Deason Towne, PhD

Program Director
Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences Program

Associate Professor of Immunology
Department of Biomedical Sciences

ftowne@rvu.edu • (720) 875-2837
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FC-02


Benjamin Brooks, PhD

Assistant Program Director
Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences Program

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Sciences
Department of Biomedical Sciences

bbrooks@rvu.edu • (435) 222-1304
RVUCOM-SU Campus • C-230

 


Joel Roberts, MD

Assistant Program Director
Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences Program

Assistant Professor of Physiology
Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences Program
Physician Assistant Program

jroberts@rvu.edu • (720) 875-2806
RVUCOM-CO Campus


Courtney Arndt

Administrative Assistant
Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences Program

carndt@rvu.edu • (720) 874-2490
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FC-100

 

Medical Humanities • (720) 874-2436


Brian D. Schwartz, PhD, MLIS

Director of the Frank Ritchel Ames Memorial Library
Department of Library Services

Associate Professor of Medical Humanities
Department of Medical Humanities

bschwartz@rvu.edu • (720) 875-2882
RVUCOM-CO Campus • L-104


Nicole Michels, PhD

Department Chair
Department of Medical Humanities

Associate Professor of Physiology
Department of Biomedical Sciences

nmichels@rvu.edu • (720) 874-2436
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FC-08


Jason Curtis, MLIS

Assistant Director
Department of Library Services

Instructor of Medical Humanities
Department of Medical Humanities

jcurtis@rvu.edu • (435) 222-1264
RVUCOM-SU Campus • E-203

 


Jenifer A. Fisher, MLIS

Reference Librarian
Department of Library Services

Instructor of Medical Humanities
Department of Medical Humanities

Co-Director of Urban Underserved Track
Tracks and Special Programs

jfisher@rvu.edu • (720) 875-2881
RVUCOM-CO Campus • L-103


Alexis Horst, MA

Writing Center Coordinator
Instructor of Medical Humanities
Department of Medical Humanities

ahorst@rvu.edu • (720) 875-2811
RVUCOM-CO Campus • L-106


Bradley Thornock, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medical Humanities
Department of Medical Humanities

bthornock@rvu.edu • (435) 222-1265
RVUCOM-SU Campus • C-262


Lon Van Winkle PhD

Lon Van Winkle, PhD

Professor of Medical Humanities
Department of Medical Humanities

lvanwinkle@rvu.edu • (720) 874-2492
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FC-14


Terri McNair

Administrative Assistant
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Department of Specialty Medicine
Department of Medical Humanities

tmcnair@rvu.edu • (720) 874-2437
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FC-01

Office of Military Affairs


Anthony J. LaPorta, MD, FACS

Director
Office of Military Affairs

Professor of Clinical Surgery
Department of Specialty Medicine

alaporta@rvu.edu • (720) 874-2401
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FD-03


David Ross, DO, FACEP

Director of Rural and Wilderness Medicine Track – Colorado
Tracks and Special Programs

Course Director of Military Medicine I, II, and III
Office of Military Affairs

Associate Professor of Specialty Medicine
Department of Specialty Medicine

Associate Professor
Office of Simulation in Medicine and Surgery

dross@rvu.edu • (720) 875-2823
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FE-10


Deidre McGee

Coordinator
Office of Military Affairs

dmcgee@rvu.edu • (720) 874-2426
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FD-02

Office of Simulation in Medicine and Surgery  •  (720) 874-2426


Susan Carter, MD, FACOG, FACS

Interim Chair
Department of Specialty Medicine

Director
Office of Simulation in Medicine and Surgery

scarter@rvu.edu
RVUCOM-CO Campus • D116


Chasity Edwards

Assistant Director
Office of Simulation in Medicine and Surgery

chedwards@rvu.edu • (435) 222-1277
RVUCOM-SU Campus • W-134


Gina Graham

Coordinator
Office of Simulation in Medicine and Surgery

ggraham@rvu.edu • (435) 222-1319
RVUCOM-SU Campus • W-132

 


Kelsey Phillips

Coordinator
Office of Simulation in Medicine and Surgery

kphillips@rvu.edu • (720) 795-9734
RVU-CO Campus • D-107

 


David Ross, DO, FACEP

Director of Rural and Wilderness Medicine Track – Colorado
Tracks and Special Programs

Course Director of Military Medicine I, II, and III
Office of Military Affairs

Associate Professor of Specialty Medicine
Department of Specialty Medicine

Associate Professor
Office of Simulation in Medicine and Surgery

dross@rvu.edu • (720) 875-2823
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FE-10


Tina Underwood, MAEd, CHSE

Director of Standardized Patient Program – Colorado
Office of Simulation in Medicine and Surgery

tunderwood@rvu.edu • (720) 875-2815
RVUCOM-CO Campus • PC-113

Office of the Dean  •  (720) 874-2491


Jennifer Montemayor, PhD

Director of Preclinical Education (RVUCOM-CO)
Office of the Dean

Associate Professor of Physiology
Department of Biomedical Sciences

jmontemayor@rvu.edu • (720) 874-2433
RVUCOM-CO Campus • D-116


Thomas N. Told, DO, FACOFP dist.

Dean of RVUCOM
Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Vice President of Academic Affairs
Chief Academic Officer

Rocky Vista University

ttold@rvu.edu • (720) 875-2863
RVUCOM-CO Campus • D-105


David J. Park, DO, FAAFP, FACOFP

Campus Dean
Office of the Dean – Southern Utah

Vice President
Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Director of Academic Medicine and Leadership Track
Tracks and Special Programs

dpark@rvu.edu • (435) 222-1238
RVUCOM-SU Campus •  C-174


Linda Cairns

Special Assistant to the Associate Dean for Integrated Curriculum
Office of the Dean

lcairns@rvu.edu • (720) 875-2825
RVUCOM-CO Campus • D-101


Cheryl Johnston

Executive Assistant to the Dean
Office of the Dean

cjohnston@rvu.edu • (720) 874-2491
RVUCOM-CO • D-101

 

Office of the Dean - RVUCOM-SU


Matthew J. Linton, PhD

Director of Preclinical Education (RVUCOM-SU)
Office of the Dean – Southern Utah

Professor of Physiology
Department of Biomedical Sciences

mlinton@rvu.edu • (435) 222-1263
RVUCOM-SU Campus • C-247


David J. Park, DO, FAAFP, FACOFP

Campus Dean
Office of the Dean – Southern Utah

Vice President
Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Director of Academic Medicine and Leadership Track
Tracks and Special Programs

dpark@rvu.edu • (435) 222-1238
RVUCOM-SU Campus •  C-174


Sarah Nordgran, MS

Executive Administrative Assistant to the Campus Dean
Office of the Dean – Southern Utah

snordgran@rvu.edu(435) 222-1239
RVUCOM-SU Campus • Dean’s Suite

 

Osteopathic Principles and Practice  •  (720) 874-2473


Kristin Putnam, DO

Co-Director of the Pre-Doctoral Osteopathic Principles and Practice Fellowship
Assistant Professor of Osteopathic Principles and Practice
Department of Osteopathic Principles and Practice

Staff Physician
Rocky Vista Health Center

kputnam@rvu.edu • (720) 874-2451
RVUCOM-CO Campus

 


Ben Wilde, DO

Department Vice Chair
Assistant Professor of Primary Care
Department of Primary Care Medicine

Assistant Professor of Osteopathic Principles and Practice
Department of Osteopathic Principles and Practice

bwilde@rvu.edu • (435) 222-1283
RVUCOM-SU Campus • C-245


Heather Ferrill, DO, MS, MEdL

Department Chair
Professor of Osteopathic Principles and Practice
Department of Osteopathic Principles and Practice

hferrill@rvu.edu • (720) 874-2432
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FA-05


Andrew Ambler, DO, FACOI

Associate Professor of Osteopathic Principles and Practice
Department of Osteopathic Principles and Practice

aambler@rvu.edu • (720) 874-2435
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FA-11


Keith Bodrero, DO, PhD

Assistant Professor of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
Department of Osteopathic Principles and Practice

kbodrero@rvu.edu • (435) 222-1244
RVUCOM-SU Campus • C-283


Chris Edwards, DO

Assistant Professor of Osteopathic Principles and Practice
Department of Osteopathic Principles and Practice

cedwards1@rvu.edu • (435) 222-1247
RVUCOM-SU Campus • Faculty Suites


Teodor Huzij, DO

Assistant Professor of Osteopathic Principles and Practice
Department of Osteopathic Principles and Practice

thuzij@rvu.edu • (720) 875-2807
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FA-03

 


Chris LaFontano, DO

Assistant Professor of Osteopathic Principles and Practice
Department of Osteopathic Principles and Practice

clafontano@rvu.edu • (720) 875-2890
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FA-04


Jan Pryor, DO, MPH, C-NMM/OMM

Department Vice Chair
Professor of Osteopathic Principles and Practice
Department of Osteopathic Principles and Practice

Co-Director of Global Medicine Track – Southern Utah
Tracks and Special Programs

jpryor@rvu.edu • (435) 222-1246
RVUCOM-SU Campus


Teresa Moore

Coordinator
Department of Osteopathic Principles and Practice
Department of Structural Medicine

tmoore@rvu.edu • (720) 874-2473
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FA-01


Joanne Cosgrove

Administrative Assistant
Department of Osteopathic Principles and Practice

jcosgrove@rvu.edu • (435) 222-1276
RVUCOM-SU Campus • C-220

 

Physician Assistant Program • (720) 874-2409


Cathy C. Ruff, MS, PA-C

Chair and Program Director
Associate Professor of Physician Assistant Studies

Physician Assistant Program

cruff@rvu.edu • (720) 875-2842
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FD-07


David Eckhardt, PA-C, MS

Associate Program Director
Director of Assessment
Associate Professor of Physician Assistant Studies

Physician Assistant Program

deckhardt@rvu.edu • (720) 874-2478
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FD-06


Lise Johnson, PhD

Director of Basic Science Curriculum
Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies

Physician Assistant Program

ljohnson@rvu.edu • (720) 874-2493
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FD-02

 


Allison Poole, PA-C

Director of Clinical Education
Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies

Physician Assistant Program

apoole@rvu.edu • (720) 874-2409
RVUCOM-CO Campus


Joseph M. Stasio, DO, FACOFP

Department Chair
Professor of Family Medicine
Department of Primary Care Medicine

Medical Director
Physician Assistant Program

jstasio@rvu.edu • (720) 875-2816
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FB-06


Christy Hardt

Program Outreach Coordinator
Physician Assistant Program

chardt@rvu.edu • (720) 875-2819
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FD

 


Julie Kasperski, MSc, MAT, HBSc, BHSc-PA (CCPA)

Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies
Physician Assistant Program

jkasperski@rvu.edu • (720) 875-2872
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FD-03


Whitney Lambarri, MS, PA-C

Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies
Physician Assistant Program

wlambarri@rvu.edu  •  (720) 795-9737
RVUCOM-CO Campus  •  C-140

 


Sarah Neguse, MS, PA-C

Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies
Physician Assistant Program

sneguse@rvu.edu  •  (720) 874-2450
RVUCOM-CO Campus  •  FD-10


Joel Roberts, MD

Assistant Program Director
Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences Program

Assistant Professor of Physiology
Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences Program
Physician Assistant Program

jroberts@rvu.edu • (720) 875-2806
RVUCOM-CO Campus


Jennifer Smidt

Clinical Rotations Coordinator
Physician Assistant Program

jsmidt@rvu.edu • (720) 874-2478
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FD-06


Darcy Solanyk

Darcy Solanyk, MS, PA-C

Associate Professor of Physician Assistant Studies
Physician Assistant Program

dsolanyk@rvu.edu • (720) 874-2829
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FD-09


Teri Coe

Administrative Assistant
Physician Assistant Program

tcoe@rvu.edu • (720) 874-2409
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FD-01

Primary Care Medicine  •  (720) 875-2828


Camille Z. Bentley, DO, MPH, FACOFP

Department Chair
Director of Global Medicine Track and Global Externships

Department of Tracks and Special Programs

Professor of Family Medicine
Department of Primary Care Medicine

cbentley@rvu.edu • (720) 875-2814
RVUCOM-CO Campus  • FB-09


Jean M. Bouquet, DO, FAWM

Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
Department of Primary Care Medicine

Co-Director of Urban Underserved Track
Tracks and Special Programs

jbouquet@rvu.edu • (720) 795-9721
RVUCOM-CO Campus •  FB-02


Ben Wilde, DO

Department Vice Chair
Assistant Professor of Primary Care
Department of Primary Care Medicine

Assistant Professor of Osteopathic Principles and Practice
Department of Osteopathic Principles and Practice

bwilde@rvu.edu • (435) 222-1283
RVUCOM-SU Campus • C-245


Joseph M. Stasio, DO, FACOFP

Department Chair
Professor of Family Medicine
Department of Primary Care Medicine

Medical Director
Physician Assistant Program

jstasio@rvu.edu • (720) 875-2816
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FB-06


David R. Crimin, DO, CMD

Assistant Professor of Primary Care
Department of Primary Care Medicine

Director of Medical Education
Southern Utah Veterans Home

Director of Long Term Care Track
Tracks and Special Programs

dcrimin@rvu.edu • (435) 222-1254
RVUCOM-SU Campus • C-241


Jill Pitcher, DO, FACOFP

Professor of Family Medicine
Department of Primary Care Medicine

jpitcher@rvu.edu • (720) 875-2834
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FB-07


Molly Hunsberger

Molly Hunsberger

Coordinator
Department of Primary Care Medicine
Department of Tracks and Special Programs

mhunsberger@rvu.edu • (720) 875-2828
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FB-100


Brandon Thomas, FNP-C

Instructor of Primary Care
Department of Primary Care Medicine

bthomas@rvu.edu • (435) 222-1316
RVUCOM-SU Campus • C-244

 


Ann Trawick, DO

Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
Department of Primary Care Medicine

atrawick@rvu.edu • (720) 874-2429
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FB-02


Mark Wardle, DO

Assistant Professor of Primary Care
Department of Primary Care Medicine

Co-Director of Global Medicine Track – Southern Utah
Director of Medical Spanish Elective
Tracks and Special Programs

mwardle@rvu.edu • (435) 222-1287
RVUCOM-SU Campus • C-243

 


Kristin Mugleston

Administrative Assistant
Department of Primary Care Medicine
Department of Specialty Medicine

kmugleston@rvu.edu • (435) 222-1281
RVUCOM-SU Campus • Faculty Suite East


Rebecca Steenburg

Administrative Assistant
Department of Tracks and Special Programs

rsteenburg@rvu.edu • (720) 795-9726
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FB-101

 

Rocky Vista Health Center  •  (720) 875-2880


Jennifer Badolato

Director of Practice Management
Rocky Vista Health Center

jbadolato@rockyvistahc.com • (720) 874-2458
Rocky Vista Health Center • H-105


Dennis Kinder, MD

Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Department of Specialty Medicine

Medical Director
Rocky Vista Health Center

dkinder@rockyvistahc.com • (720) 874-2462
Rocky Vista Health Center


Theresa Badolato

Billing Specialist/Medical Receptionist
Rocky Vista Health Center

tbadolato@rockyvistahc.com • (720) 875-2880
Rocky Vista Health Center

 


Devin Gamundoy, DO

Staff Physician – Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine/Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
Rocky Vista Health Center

dgamundoy@rvu.edu
Rocky Vista Health Center

 


Beatriz Linn, MD

Internal Medicine Staff Physician
Rocky Vista Health Center

blinn@rockyvistahc.com • (720) 875-2880
Rocky Vista Health Center


David Mohlman, DO, FACOI

Director of Medical Education at Sky Ridge Medical Center
Graduate Medical Education and CMEE

Part-Time Internal Medicine Staff Physician
Rocky Vista Health Center

dmohlman@rvu.edu • Sky Ridge Medical Center


Kristin Putnam, DO

Co-Director of the Pre-Doctoral Osteopathic Principles and Practice Fellowship
Assistant Professor of Osteopathic Principles and Practice
Department of Osteopathic Principles and Practice

Staff Physician
Rocky Vista Health Center

kputnam@rvu.edu • (720) 874-2451
RVUCOM-CO Campus

 


Sandra Alvarez

Medical Assistant
Rocky Vista Health Center

salvarez@rockyvistahc.com • (720) 875-2880
Rocky Vista Health Center

 


Lisa Bemelen

Medical Receptionist
Rocky Vista Health Center

lbemelen@rockyvistahc.com • (720) 875-2880
Rocky Vista Health Center


Kenneth A. Ramey, DO, FACOFP

Program Director of the ONMM2 Residency Program
OMM Clerkship Director
Department of Graduate Medical Education and CMEE

Osteopathic-Focused Track Director
Dept of Tracks and Special Programs

Associate Professor of Osteopathic Principles and Practice
Department of Specialty Medicine

Staff Physician
Rocky Vista Health Center

kramey@rvu.edu • (720) 874-2421
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FA-06


Shelley Carroll

Referral Specialist

Medical Receptionist
Rocky Vista Health Center

scarroll@rockyvistahc.com • (720) 875-2880
Rocky Vista Health Center

 


Heather Lumley

Care Coordinator

Medical Assistant
Rocky Vista Health Center

hlumley@rockyvistahc.com • (720) 875-2880
Rocky Vista Health Center

 


Marissa Orona

Lead Medical Assistant
Rocky Vista Health Center

morona@rockyvistahc.com • (720) 875-2880
Rocky Vista Health Center

 

Specialty Medicine  •  (720) 874-2437


Susan Carter, MD, FACOG, FACS

Interim Chair
Department of Specialty Medicine

Director
Office of Simulation in Medicine and Surgery

scarter@rvu.edu
RVUCOM-CO Campus • D116


Dennis Kinder, MD

Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Department of Specialty Medicine

Medical Director
Rocky Vista Health Center

dkinder@rockyvistahc.com • (720) 874-2462
Rocky Vista Health Center


Greg Hicks, MD

Director of Internal Medicine Residency Program at Sky Ridge Medical Center
Department of Graduate Medical Education and CMEE

Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
Department of Specialty Medicine

ghicks@rvu.edu • (720) 476-3357
Sky Ridge Medical Center


Anthony J. LaPorta, MD, FACS

Director
Office of Military Affairs

Professor of Clinical Surgery
Department of Specialty Medicine

alaporta@rvu.edu • (720) 874-2401
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FD-03


John (Jack) Brozna, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Pathology
Department of Specialty Medicine

jbrozna@rvu.edu • (720) 874-2479
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FB-04


Fernando Gomez, MD

Professor of Pathology
Department of Specialty Medicine

fgomez@rvu.edu • (720) 874-2464
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FB-03


Dwight Hertz, MD

Professor of Pathology
Department of Specialty Medicine

dhertz@rvu.edu • (720) 875-2835
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FC-06


Andrew Nigh, MD, FACS

Assistant Professor of Specialty Medicine
Department of Specialty Medicine

Director of Rural and Wilderness Medicine Track – Southern Utah
Tracks and Special Programs

anigh@rvu.edu • (435) 222-1293
RVUCOM-SU Campus • C-233


Kenneth A. Ramey, DO, FACOFP

Program Director of the ONMM2 Residency Program
OMM Clerkship Director
Department of Graduate Medical Education and CMEE

Osteopathic-Focused Track Director
Dept of Tracks and Special Programs

Associate Professor of Osteopathic Principles and Practice
Department of Specialty Medicine

Staff Physician
Rocky Vista Health Center

kramey@rvu.edu • (720) 874-2421
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FA-06


David Ross, DO, FACEP

Director of Rural and Wilderness Medicine Track – Colorado
Tracks and Special Programs

Course Director of Military Medicine I, II, and III
Office of Military Affairs

Associate Professor of Specialty Medicine
Department of Specialty Medicine

Associate Professor
Office of Simulation in Medicine and Surgery

dross@rvu.edu • (720) 875-2823
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FE-10


Michael Tieman, MD, FACS

Chair Emeritus
Professor of Specialty Medicine

Department of Specialty Medicine

Director of Student Advisory Program
Department of Student Affairs

mtieman@rvu.edu • (720) 874-2414
RVUCOM-CO Campus  • FF-10


James Small, MD, PhD, FCAP

Associate Professor of Pathology
Department of Specialty Medicine

jsmall@rvu.edu • (720) 874-2408
RVUCOM-CO Campus  • FB-05


Peter Tsivis, MD, MBA

Associate Professor of Pathology
Department of Specialty Medicine

ptsivis@rvu.edu • (435) 222-1303
RVUCOM-SU • C-232

 


Kristin Mugleston

Administrative Assistant
Department of Primary Care Medicine
Department of Specialty Medicine

kmugleston@rvu.edu • (435) 222-1281
RVUCOM-SU Campus • Faculty Suite East


Terri McNair

Administrative Assistant
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Department of Specialty Medicine
Department of Medical Humanities

tmcnair@rvu.edu • (720) 874-2437
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FC-01


Rebecca Steenburg

Administrative Assistant
Department of Tracks and Special Programs

rsteenburg@rvu.edu • (720) 795-9726
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FB-101

 

Structural Medicine  •  (720) 874-2473


Walter Buck, PhD

Professor of Structural Medicine
Department of Structural Medicine

wbuck@rvu.edu • (720) 875-2812
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FA-08


Ian George, PhD

Ian George, PhD

Assistant Professor of Structural Medicine
Department of Structural Medicine

Director of Graphic Novels and Medicine Elective
Tracks and Special Programs

igeorge@rvu.edu • (720) 875-2864
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FA-10


Jing Gao, MD

Director of Ultrasound
Associate Professor of Ultrasound
Department of Structural Medicine

jgao@rvu.edu • (435) 222-1291
RVUCOM-SU Campus • Faculty Suites


Nena L. Mason, PhD

Director of Gross Anatomy
Co-Director of Utah Anatomy Fellowship Program
Department of Structural Medicine

Associate Professor of Anatomy and Ultrasound
Department of Structural Medicine

Associate Professor of Physiology
Department of Biomedical Sciences

nmason@rvu.edu • (435) 222-1261
RVUCOM-SU Campus • C-271


Elizabeth Moffett, PhD

Assistant Professor of Structural Medicine
Department of Structural Medicine

Co-Director of History of Medicine Elective
Tracks and Special Programs

egeorge@rvu.edu • (720) 874-2474
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FA-09


Mike Jorgensen, PhD

Director of Gross Anatomy
Director of Predoctoral Anatomy Fellowship Program
Assistant Professor of Structural Medicine

Department of Structural Medicine

mjorgensen@rvu.edu • (720) 874-2453
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FA-07


An K. Dang, PhD

Post-Doctoral Anatomy Fellow
Instructor of Structural Medicine

Department of Structural Medicine

adang@rvu.edu • (720) 795-9723
RVUCOM-CO Campus • Room 313


Amanda Smolinsky, PhD

Post-Doctoral Anatomy Fellow
Instructor of Structural Medicine

Department of Structural Medicine

asmolinsky@rvu.edu • (720) 795-9722
RVUCOM-CO Campus • Room 313

 


Dale Woodbury, PhD

Associate Professor of Structural Medicine
Department of Structural Medicine

dwoodbury@rvu.edu • (435) 222-1266
RVUCOM-SU Campus • C-263


Teresa Moore

Coordinator
Department of Osteopathic Principles and Practice
Department of Structural Medicine

tmoore@rvu.edu • (720) 874-2473
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FA-01

Tracks and Special Programs  •  (720) 875-2814


Camille Z. Bentley, DO, MPH, FACOFP

Department Chair
Director of Global Medicine Track and Global Externships

Department of Tracks and Special Programs

Professor of Family Medicine
Department of Primary Care Medicine

cbentley@rvu.edu • (720) 875-2814
RVUCOM-CO Campus  • FB-09


Jean M. Bouquet, DO, FAWM

Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
Department of Primary Care Medicine

Co-Director of Urban Underserved Track
Tracks and Special Programs

jbouquet@rvu.edu • (720) 795-9721
RVUCOM-CO Campus •  FB-02


Jo Brogus

Senior CME Coordinator
Department of Clinical Education

Coordinator for Rural and Wilderness Medicine Track
Department of Tracks and Special Programs

jbrogus@rvu.edu • (720) 874-2416
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FE-11


David R. Crimin, DO, CMD

Assistant Professor of Primary Care
Department of Primary Care Medicine

Director of Medical Education
Southern Utah Veterans Home

Director of Long Term Care Track
Tracks and Special Programs

dcrimin@rvu.edu • (435) 222-1254
RVUCOM-SU Campus • C-241


Ian George, PhD

Ian George, PhD

Assistant Professor of Structural Medicine
Department of Structural Medicine

Director of Graphic Novels and Medicine Elective
Tracks and Special Programs

igeorge@rvu.edu • (720) 875-2864
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FA-10


Jenifer A. Fisher, MLIS

Reference Librarian
Department of Library Services

Instructor of Medical Humanities
Department of Medical Humanities

Co-Director of Urban Underserved Track
Tracks and Special Programs

jfisher@rvu.edu • (720) 875-2881
RVUCOM-CO Campus • L-103


Elizabeth Moffett, PhD

Assistant Professor of Structural Medicine
Department of Structural Medicine

Co-Director of History of Medicine Elective
Tracks and Special Programs

egeorge@rvu.edu • (720) 874-2474
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FA-09


Molly Hunsberger

Molly Hunsberger

Coordinator
Department of Primary Care Medicine
Department of Tracks and Special Programs

mhunsberger@rvu.edu • (720) 875-2828
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FB-100


Andrew Nigh, MD, FACS

Assistant Professor of Specialty Medicine
Department of Specialty Medicine

Director of Rural and Wilderness Medicine Track – Southern Utah
Tracks and Special Programs

anigh@rvu.edu • (435) 222-1293
RVUCOM-SU Campus • C-233


Kenneth A. Ramey, DO, FACOFP

Program Director of the ONMM2 Residency Program
OMM Clerkship Director
Department of Graduate Medical Education and CMEE

Osteopathic-Focused Track Director
Dept of Tracks and Special Programs

Associate Professor of Osteopathic Principles and Practice
Department of Specialty Medicine

Staff Physician
Rocky Vista Health Center

kramey@rvu.edu • (720) 874-2421
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FA-06


Vickie Roettger, PhD

Associate Professor of Physiology
Department of Biomedical Sciences

Co-Director of Global Medicine Track
Tracks and Special Programs

vroettger@rvu.edu • 720-795-9720
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FC-03

 


David Ross, DO, FACEP

Director of Rural and Wilderness Medicine Track – Colorado
Tracks and Special Programs

Course Director of Military Medicine I, II, and III
Office of Military Affairs

Associate Professor of Specialty Medicine
Department of Specialty Medicine

Associate Professor
Office of Simulation in Medicine and Surgery

dross@rvu.edu • (720) 875-2823
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FE-10


David J. Park, DO, FAAFP, FACOFP

Campus Dean
Office of the Dean – Southern Utah

Vice President
Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Director of Academic Medicine and Leadership Track
Tracks and Special Programs

dpark@rvu.edu • (435) 222-1238
RVUCOM-SU Campus •  C-174


Jan Pryor, DO, MPH, C-NMM/OMM

Department Vice Chair
Professor of Osteopathic Principles and Practice
Department of Osteopathic Principles and Practice

Co-Director of Global Medicine Track – Southern Utah
Tracks and Special Programs

jpryor@rvu.edu • (435) 222-1246
RVUCOM-SU Campus


Rebecca Ryznar, PhD

Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology
Department of Biomedical Sciences

Director of Physician Scientist Track
Tracks and Special Programs

rryznar@rvu.edu • (720) 874-2423
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FC-09


Regan Stiegmann, DO

Course Director of Digital Health Track
Department of Tracks and Special Programs

rstiegmann@rvu.edu 
RVUCOM-SU Campus

 


Mark Wardle, DO

Assistant Professor of Primary Care
Department of Primary Care Medicine

Co-Director of Global Medicine Track – Southern Utah
Director of Medical Spanish Elective
Tracks and Special Programs

mwardle@rvu.edu • (435) 222-1287
RVUCOM-SU Campus • C-243

 


Cole Zanetti, DO, MPH

Course Director of Digital Health Track
Department of Tracks and Special Programs

czanetti@rvu.edu
RVUCOM-CO Campus


Judy Simmons

Administrative Assistant
Tracks and Special Programs

jsimmons@rvu.edu
RVUCOM-SU Campus • Faculty Suite East


Rebecca Steenburg

Administrative Assistant
Department of Tracks and Special Programs

rsteenburg@rvu.edu • (720) 795-9726
RVUCOM-CO Campus • FB-101