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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Mark Wardle, DO

Assistant Professor of Primary Care
Department of Primary Care Medicine • (435) 222-1287
RVUCOM-SU Campus • C-243


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


  • Fellowship
    Rural Medicine and Faculty Development
    Utah Valley Family Medicine
    Provo, UT
  • Residency
    Chief Resident
    Utah Valley Family Medicine
    Provo, UT
  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
    Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Vallejo, CA
  • Bachelor of Science
    Zoology (Pre-Med Emphasis)
    Brigham Young University
    Provo, UT

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Professional Experience

  • 2018 – Present: Assistant Professor of Primary Care Medicine
    Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • 2013 – Present: Urgent Care and Family Physician
    Intermountain Payson Clinic/Instacare
  • 2013 – Present: Physician/Lab Director
    Intermountain Payson Clinic/Instacare
  • 2009 – 2013: Sole Provider (Rural Family Medicine)
    Intermountain Moroni Clinic
  • 2009 – 2013: Hospitalist (ER/OB/Clinic Responsibilities)
    Sanpete Valley Hospital
  • 2011 – 2012: OB Department Physician  Head
    Sanpete Valley Hospital

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Service and Contributions


  • Preceptor and Lecturer, UVFMR (2009 – present)
  • Preceptor for Medical/PA/NP students (2009 – present)
  • Hospital Representative, Intermountain OB Development Team (2011 – 2012)
  • Volunteer, Humanitarian Activities (2009 – 2018)
  • Rural Medicine Fellowship Creation, UVFMR (2008)
  • LDS Missionary, Southern Chile (1996 – 1998)

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Honors and Awards

  • Intermountain Live Well Health Hero
  • Eagle Scout Award

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Biographical Information

Dr. Wardle is originally from California. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology (Pre-Med) from Brigham Young University and his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine. After falling in love with the Beehive State, Dr. Wardle returned to Utah with his family and completed a residency at Utah Valley Family Medicine, followed by a fellowship in Rural Medicine and Faculty Development.

For much of his professional career, Dr. Wardle worked for Intermountain Healthcare practicing Family Medicine. He was the head of the OB Department and served on the OB Development Team for all of Intermountain Healthcare, as well as being appointed Medical Staff President-Elect. After transitioning to Utah County, Dr. Wardle practiced Urgent Care and Outpatient Family Medicine before joining RVU. Throughout his medical career, Dr. Wardle always new he enjoyed teaching and mentoring students. After a medical mission trip to Honduras where he was able to supervise and mentor several osteopathic medical students, he realized he wanted to teach full-time. “RVUCOM-SU was not only in a perfect location for us,” said Dr. Wardle, “but the vision and values of RVU and their commitment to the students was an undeniable draw to me.”

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