Student Spotlight

Emilie Mathura, OMS I

Class of 2023

  • Hometown: Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Undergraduate Studies: Bachelor of Science degree in Human Biology
  • Clubs and Activities: Student Government Association, OB/GYN Club, American Medical Women's Association, and Medical Students for Choice.

Why did you choose RVUCOM? The Urban Underserved Track and the sabbatical program which will allow me to complete my Master of Public Health...
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Faculty Spotlight

Cathy Ruff, MS, PA-C

Program Director and Chair of Physician Assistant Studies
Associate Professor of Physician Assistant Studies

  • Hometown: Dearborn, Michigan
  • Undergraduate Studies: Bachelor of Science degree in Cellular Biology
  • Graduate Studies: Master of Science degree in Cellular/Molecular Biology. Physician Assistant Training at the University of Colorado Health Science Center.

What class/classes do you teach? I teach professionalism topics, Physical Exam, and small group skills. Why did you choose...
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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.