Student Spotlight

Jacob Egget, OMS II

Class of 2021

  • Hometown: Highlands Ranch, Colorado
  • Undergraduate Studies: Bachelor of Science degree in Neuroscience and Integrative Physiology from University of Colorado - Boulder.
  • Clubs and Activities: Honor Code President for the Student Government Association, National Liaison Officer for SOSA, and future OPP Fellow.

What are your medical interests? I think surgery is amazing, especially orthopedics. The fact that we can “cut to cure” blows my mind. I...
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Faculty Spotlight

Joel Roberts, MD

Instructor of Physiology

  • Hometown: Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Undergraduate Studies: Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry
  • Graduate Studies: Doctor of Medicine degree at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, Internal Medicine Internship at Saint Joseph Hospital in Denver.

What do you do in your spare time? I play racquetball, make pizzas, and watch football. What advice do...
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Both RVU Campuses to Host Military Appreciation Ceremonies

RVU will honor and celebrate military personnel from the RVU community on both campuses. RVU-CO will host their 8th Annual┬áMilitary Appreciation Ceremony on Thursday, October 4th from 5 – 6 pm. Tribute will be paid to fallen members of the five services and civilians during the Missing Man Ceremony. There will also be a special presentation given by Strategic Operations, architects of the Cut Suit┬« and providers of military and medical training to over 800,000 service members.

RVUCOM-SU will hold their 2nd Annual Military Appreciation Ceremony on Friday, October 12th from 5:30 – 7:30 pm at the Southern Utah Veteran’s Home in Ivins, Utah. The ceremony will recognize and celebrate medical students, physicians, and other healthcare professionals in the military. Ginamarie Foglia, DO, MPH, FACP, Director of the Military Track and Professor of Primary Care, will be the keynote speaker.