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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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.