Student Spotlight

Karen Norling, OMS-II

Class of 2021

  • Hometown: Phoenix, Arizona
  • Undergraduate Studies: Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences from Arizona State University.
  • Clubs and Activities: Social Chair and Historian for the Student Association of Military Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (SAMOPS) RVUCOM-CO chapter. Member of the American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians (ACOEP) student organization.

Why did you choose RVUCOM? I chose RVUCOM for the curriculum design, welcoming atmosphere, and opportunities to get involved early in military medicine with...
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Faculty Spotlight

Michael R. Wells, PhD

Assistant Dean for the Integrated Curriculum
Professor of Structural Medicine

  • Hometown: Mt. Dora, Florida
  • Undergraduate Studies: Chemistry at the University of Florida
  • Graduate Studies: Medical Neuroscience at the University of Florida

What classes do you teach? I teach Anatomy and Neuroscience. Why did you choose to teach at RVUCOM-SU? I...
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Rocky Vista University to Host Global Medicine Open House

RVU’s Global Medicine Track, in conjunction with Library Services, will host the Global Medicine Open House on Monday, November 12th. The event will highlight how the Global Medicine Program trains student doctors in hands-on settings to provide quality healthcare for rural and under-served communities worldwide. Camille Bentley, DO, MPH, FACOFP, Director of the Global Medicine Track and Global Rotations, will share her experiences with Global Medicine and the future of healthcare abroad. The event is open to the public and lite appetizers will be served. To RSVP please visit https://bit.ly/2MvxFTz.

Additionally, the “Against the Odds: Making a Difference in Global Health” traveling exhibit will showcase the collaborative efforts of physicians, scientists, communities and international organizations as they work to find solutions to prevent disease and improve quality of life for all. The exhibit will be available starting October 15th to November 24th in the Frank Ritchel Ames Memorial Library.