Student Spotlight

Tesia Kolodziejczyk, OMS III

Class of 2021

  • Hometown: Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Undergraduate Studies: Bachelor of Science degrees in Biochemistry and Pre-Medicine
  • Clubs and Activities: Member of the Dermatology/Pathology AOC and the RVU Internal Medicine Club.

Why did you choose RVUCOM? Close to home! Being close to my support system was very important to me. What do you like most...
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Faculty Spotlight

Ben Wilde, DO, FAAFP

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

  • Hometown: Worland, Wyoming
  • Undergraduate Studies: University of Wyoming
  • Graduate Studies: Midwestern University Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine; Family Residency with Southern Illinois University in Quincy, Illinois.

What class do you teach? Principles in Clinical Medicine, Osteopathic Principles and Practice, GI II, Repro II, and Medical...
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Profile

Jason Curtis, MLIS

Assistant Director of Library Services
Department of Library Services

Instructor of Medical Humanities
Department of Medical Humanities

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

 

 Education | Professional Experience | Service and Contributions | Professional Societies and Affiliations |Honors and Awards | Biographical Information

 

Education


  • Master of Science in Library and Information Science (MLIS)
    Information Architecture, Systems and Design Specialization
    San Jose State University
    San Jose, CA
    2008
  • Bachelor of Arts
    French
    Brigham Young University
    Provo, UT
    2001

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Professional Experience


  • 2018 – Present: Assistant Director of Library Services
    Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • 2018 – Present: Instructor of Medical Humanities
    Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • 2018: Systems & Discovery Librarian
    South Dakota State University
  • 2015 – 2018: Electronic Resources & Scholarly Communications Librarian
    South Dakota State University
  • 2012 – 2015: Technical Services Librarian
    University of San Diego Legal Research Center
  • 2009 – 2012: Serials Librarian/Archivist
    Thomas Jefferson School of Law
  • 2004 – 2009: Serials Team Leader
    University of San Diego Legal Research Center
  • 2003 – 2004: Library Technician I
    San Diego County Public Law Library
  • 2001 – 2003: Library Assistant III
    Bunker Hill Community College

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Service and Contributions


Miscellaneous

  • Chair, Hilton M. Briggs Library Open Educational Resources Taskforce (2017 – 2018)
  • Hilton M. Briggs Library Collections Committee (2015 – 2018)
  • Hilton M. Briggs Library Assessment Committee (2015 – 2018)
  • Chair, Hilton M. Briggs Library User Experience Committee (2016 – 2017)
  • South Dakota State University International Committee (2016 – 2017)
  • Chair, SANDALL Employment Committee (2013 – 2015)
  • SANDALL Employment Committee (2009 – 2015)
  • President, Brigham Young University French Club (1999 – 2000)

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Professional Societies and Affiliations


  • American Association of Law Libraries (2009 – 2015)
  • San Diego Association of Law Libraries (2009 – 2015)
  • North American Serials Interest Group (2009 – 2011)

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Honors and Awards


  • Golden Key National Honor Society

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Biographical Information


Jason received his Bachelor of Science degree in French from Brigham Young University followed by a Master in Library and Information Science degree from San Jose State University. After living in California and South Dakota for several years, Jason and his family made their way to Utah to be closer to family.

Jason brings over sixteen years of experience managing library operations and leading and developing successful teams to the Southern Utah Campus. “It’s great to be a part of a team [at RVU] that is focused on excellence in educating physicians.” Prior to RVU, he was the Electronic Resources & Scholarly Communications Librarian at South Dakota State University and later served in the role of Systems & Discovery Librarian. In those roles, he advocated for user-centered library systems and applications, served on various library committees, and provided innovative information services.

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