Student Spotlight

Uday Patel, OMS II

Class of 2022

  • Hometown: Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Undergraduate Studies: Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. Graduate studies: Master of Science in Medical Physiology from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Clubs and Activities: I am a Peer Mentor and member of the RVU Rotary Club.

Why did you choose RVUCOM? I primarily chose RVU because of how close it is to my family and the friends that I grew...
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Faculty Spotlight

Brooks Beal, DO

Assistant Professor of Primary Care

  • Hometown: Dublin, CA
  • Undergraduate Studies: Bachelor of Science degree in Biology.
  • Graduate Studies: Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Touro University Nevada.

What class/classes do you teach? I teach both years of Primary Care Medicine. Why did you choose to teach...
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Profile

Gina Graham

Coordinator
Office of Simulation in Medicine and Surgery

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

 

Gina is originally from Layton, Utah, but has also lived in Pennsylvania and California. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Developmental Psychology (minor in Health and Dance) from Brigham Young University – Provo. Upon completion of her degree, she trained as a Certified Nurse Assistant at the Davis Applied Technology Center.

For several years, Gina taught dance and drill team for the United Spirit Association. She later worked for Davis County Mental Health as a teen mentor and coach, and founded and operated a swim school in Northern Utah. Additionally, she ran a properties company for thirty years, which involved buying, flipping, renting and managing residential properties.

“I love RVU’s mission statement, and I love that I am able to participate in a small way by assisting students in achieving their goals. Plus, I really enjoy and like my coworkers and the lovely work environment.” In addition to her new role at RVU, Gina is a Therapeutic Recreation Technician and a Water Safety Instructor with the American Red Cross.