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Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions Announces a new College of Optometry and Appoints Dr. Adam Hickenbotham as Dean

PROVO, Utah, Oct. 12, 2020 – Addressing the shortage of optometry colleges in the Western United States, Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (RMUoHP) announced an intent to develop a new College of Optometry with Adam Hickenbotham, OD, MPH, PhD, selected as the Founding Dean. As Dean, Hickenbotham will oversee the development of the curriculum, [...]

2020-10-12T07:56:22-07:00October 12th, 2020|RMUoHP News|

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with MS SLP Recent Grad Eliana Rivera

Eliana Rivera, a recent graduate from our Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology (MS SLP) program here at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (RMUoHP), always knew that she wanted to be a speech-language pathologist (SLP), but that doesn’t mean her path getting there was without its challenges. Rivera said, “I wanted to be an [...]

New Scholarship Announced to Honor Student Veterans

RMU Founders Skujra (top, second left) and Nielsen (top, far right) Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (RMUoHP) is pleased to announce the creation of a new student scholarship to honor veterans. The scholarship, called the Founders Honor the Veterans scholarship is funded by generous donations from university founders Michael Skurja, Jr., DPT, [...]

2020-10-09T08:42:51-07:00October 2nd, 2020|Financial Aid, RMUoHP News|

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with DPT Student Natasha Marquez

For Natasha Marquez, a student in our Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (RMUoHP), it was never a question of if she should go to graduate school, but rather what career she should pursue. Her desire to serve and her family’s focus on education brought her to RMUoHP [...]

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with Institutional Equity Officer Ray Rodriguez

In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (RMUoHP) is highlighting its core value of being Inclusive: “by honoring our differences and similarities, we strengthen institutional and community connections.” President Nielsen, in a recent statement on values, said “we are stronger as a University and as a community because we [...]

2020-10-15T08:26:25-07:00September 29th, 2020|Miscellaneous, National Hispanic Heritage Month|

Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions Appoints Dr. Cameron Martin as VP of Operations and Chief of Staff

PROVO, Utah, Sept. 15, 2020 – Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (RMUoHP) announced the appointment of Dr. Cameron K. Martin as Vice President of Operations and Chief of Staff to the Office of the President. Martin is no stranger to higher education, having worked formerly with Utah Valley University (UVU) and the Utah System [...]

2020-09-17T13:57:28-07:00September 15th, 2020|RMUoHP News|

Nursing Program Hosts Virtual “Onsite” Week Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

Nursing program's 2019 fall onsite visit to campus. 2020 has been a challenging year as educators and students have worked together to adapt to the necessary changes due to COVID-19. Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions, who hosts a variety of limited-residency programs, has had to adapt to travel restrictions and cancellations of [...]

2020-09-14T14:27:45-07:00September 14th, 2020|Doctor of Nursing Practice, RMUoHP News|

Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions and the Proposed Noorda College of Osteopathic Medicine Receive Utah’s First PID Bond Issuance for Campus Expansion

$42.8 million in funding to support continued development of Medical Education Research Campus Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (RMUoHP) and Noorda College of Osteopathic Medicine (proposed) (Noorda-COM) announced today the issuance of $42.8 million in Public Infrastructure District (PID) bonds for the development of a Medical Education Research Campus in Provo, Utah. The PID [...]

2020-08-21T14:18:58-07:00August 21st, 2020|RMUoHP News|
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