Student Spotlight

Raymond Kwong, OMS II

Class of 2022

  • Hometown: Mesa, Arizona
  • Undergraduate Studies: Bachelor of Science degree in Ecology with a minor in Anthropology from the University of Arizona
  • Clubs and Activities: President of the ACOEP Southern Utah Chapter, Ambassador, and Peer Mentor.

Why did you choose RVUCOM? The interview process made me feel very welcomed and wanted. I had been to other interviews where I was...
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Faculty Spotlight

David Ross, DO, FACEP

Director of Rural and Wilderness Medicine Track
Course Director of Military Medicine I, II, and III
Associate Professor of Specialty Medicine
Associate Professor in the Office of Simulation in Medicine and Surgery

  • Hometown: Born and raised in Montreal, Canada, then moved to Seattle, WA.
  • Undergraduate Studies: Bachelor of Science degree in Nutritional Science at the University of Washington
  • Graduate Studies: Western University of the Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific; Internship at the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine; Emergency Medicine Residency and Hyperbaric Fellowship at Louisiana State University School of Medicine New Orleans; Flight Surgeon in the United States Air Force

What class/classes do you teach? I teach in the Rural and Wilderness Medicine Track, Military Medicine, and I am...
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Judy Caldwell, DO

Assistant Professor of Primary Care
Department of Primary Care Medicine • (435) 222-1240
RVUCOM-SU Campus •  C-286

Dr. Judy Caldwell is a 1995 graduate of the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific (COMP), now Western University. During her time at COMP she was recalled for Desert Storm and served at Camp Pendleton, CA, as an E-6 Navy Hospital Corpsman.  She delayed graduation another year to complete a one year Undergraduate Teaching Fellowship specializing in Osteopathic Manipulation.

Dr. Caldwell completed a rotating internship and Family Medicine residency at San Bernardino County Medical Center, now Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, in California.  She is board certified in Family Medicine with OMT.

After a few years of solo private Osteopathic Family Medicine practice in Pomona, California and doing house calls in the Fresno Valley, Dr. Caldwell began teaching Osteopathic Principles and Practice (OPP) at Touro University Nevada COM.  She received a teaching award from the students in 2009.

In 2010, Dr. Caldwell was one of the founding clinical faculty at William Carey University COM in Hattiesburg, MS; and later become Chair of Family Medicine. She taught OPP, Clinical Skills, and clinical content while facilitating the development of curriculum for all four years of osteopathic medical students.  Dr. Caldwell has taught OPP at residency program and national and state meetings.

She has a special interest in Obstetrics and newborn infants.  She works with patients with chronic pain and headaches, using “homework” for the patients to do to improve their condition.  As an attending physician at Southern Utah Veterans Home (SUVH), she has treated patients with OMT decreasing their pain.

On her off time, Dr. Caldwell enjoys camping, hiking, rock hounding, creating and sewing costumes for Halloween, and food science.