Student Spotlight

Kathryn Forneris, OMS II

Class of 2022

  • Hometown: Sioux City, Iowa
  • Undergraduate Studies: Bachelor of Science degree in Physiology and Psychology. (Graduate Studies: Master of Public Health)
  • Clubs and Activities: President of the Southern Utah Chapter of the Student Association of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians. Member of the Medical Student Advocates for Underserved Populations, the American Medical Women's Association, Sigma Sigma Phi, and the Wilderness Medicine Club. Is an Ultrasound Scholar, PCM tutor, and a member of the Rural and Wilderness Medicine Track.

Why did you choose RVUCOM? I knew I wanted to be an osteopathic physician. Beyond that, I chose RVU-SU based on board scores, match...
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Faculty Spotlight

Jean M. Bouquet, DO, FAWM

Co-Director of Urban Underserved Track
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

  • Hometown: Rockville, MD
  • Undergraduate Studies: Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology from the University of Colorado, Boulder.
  • Graduate Studies: Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine

What class/classes do you teach? I teach Principles of Clinical Medicine – Year I and II, and in the...
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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.