Student Spotlight

Jared Keele, OMS II

Class of 2021

  • Hometown: Anchorage, AK
  • Undergraduate Studies: Human Nutrition/Dietetics and Biology
  • Clubs and Activities: Vice-President of the Student Government Association and RVU Ambassador for the Emergency Medicine Club.

Why did you choose RVUCOM? A big reason was to stay in Colorado. I have also had friends matriculate through RVU before me who...
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Faculty Spotlight

David R. Crimin, DO, CMD

Assistant Professor of Primary Care

  • Hometown: Phoenix, AZ
  • Undergraduate Studies: Weber State College, Ogden, UT.
  • Graduate Studies: Medical School: Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA. Internship at Doctors Hospital Medical Center in Colorado Springs, CO and Residency at Colorado Springs Osteopathic Foundation and Family Medicine Center. I spent nearly 27 years in a Rural Family Medicine, hospital and ED practice in Richfield, UT.

What do you like most about teaching at RVUCOM? I brag that I have the best of two worlds: teaching...
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Profile

Jacquelyn Waller, PharmD, BCPS

Associate Professor of Pharmacology
Department of Biomedical Sciences

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


Education | Professional Experience | Certifications and Licenses | Service and Contributions | Professional Societies and Affiliations | Publications and Presentations | Research Interests | Biographical Information


Education


  • Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)
    University of Montana
    Missoula, MT
    2007 – 2013

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Professional Experience


  • 2017 – Present: Director of Faculty Development
    Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine and Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences Program
  • 2014 – Present: Assistant Professor of Pharmacology
    Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine and Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences Program
  • 2013 – 2014: Resident Pharmacist
    Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and Children’s Hospital
  • 2013 – 2014: Adjunct Faculty, Pharmacy
    Washington State University
  • 2011 – 2012: Tutor, Pharmacy
    University of Montana
  • 2010 – 2011: Intern Pharmacist
    Lyon’s Drugstore
  • 2008 – 2009: Workshop Leader, General Chemistry
    University of Montana
  • 2006 – 2010: Pharmacy Clerk, Technician in Training
    Lyon’s Drugstore

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Certifications and Licenses


  • Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist
    2016 – Present
  • Licensed Pharmacist
    • Colorado (2014 – Present)
    • Montana (2013 – Present)

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Service and Contributions


Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine

  • Faculty Development Committee (2016 – Present)
    – Chair of Committee (2017 – Present)
  • Executive Committee of the Faculty Council (2016 – Present)
  • Student Performance Committee (2015 – Present)
  • Research and Scholarly Activities Committee (2015 – Present)
  • Faculty Council (2014 – Present)
  • Faculty Promotions Committee (2016)
  • Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences Working Group (2014 – Present)

 

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Professional Societies and Affiliations


  • RVU Teaching Academy
    – Distinguished Member (2016 – Present)
    – Member (2015 – 2016)
  • American College of Clinical Pharmacy (2015 – Present)
  • American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (2012 – 2014)
  • Rho Chi Academic Honor Society in Pharmacy (2011 – 2013)

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Publications and Presentations


Presentations

  • “Cardiovascular Inflammation Reduction Trial”
    Sky Ridge Medical Center Grand Rounds
    2016
  • “Effect of an electronic medical record on antimicrobial prescribing in pediatric community-acquired pneumonia and surgical prophylaxis”
    Western States Pharmacy Convention
    2014
  • “Antimicrobial Prescribing in Pediatric Pneumonia and Surgical Prophylaxis Post Epic Implementation”
    Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and Children’s Hospital
    2014
  • “Procalcitonin Implementation in Clinical Practice”
    Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and Children’s Hospital
    2014
  • “Prior to Admission Medication History”
    Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and Children’s Hospital
    2014
  • “ATP IV: A Focus on Statin Therapy”
    Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and Children’s Hospital
    2014

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Research and Studies


  • Cardiovascular Inflammation Reduction Trial (CIRT): a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, event-driven trial of weekly low-dose methotrexate (LDM) in the prevention of cardiovascular events among stable coronary artery disease patients with type 2 diabetes or metabolic syndrome; Rocky Vista Health Center (2015 – Present)

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Biographical Information


Jacquelyn Waller, PharmD, BCPS, Assistant Professor of Pharmacology, grew up in Northwest Colorado. She earned her Doctorate of Pharmacy from the University of Montana and completed her residency at the Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and Children’s Hospital in Spokane, Washington. As a resident, Dr. Waller gained clinical experience with rotations in antimicrobial stewardship, pediatrics, internal medicine, critical care, transplant and cardiology. She also held an adjunct faculty position at the Washington State University School of Pharmacy where she lectured in therapeutics and led small group case presentations. In addition to serving as a fulltime faculty member at Rocky Vista University, Dr. Waller is a board-certified pharmacotherapy specialist and assists in clinical trial coordination at the Rocky Vista Health Center.  In her spare time, she loves to be outdoors skiing, hiking, running and camping.

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