Healthy Eating and Exercise

Health wellness expert and professional basketball player Kyle Collinsworth and physician assistant Tyler Sommer, MPAS, PA-C, and Associate Program Director of the Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions Master of Physician Assistant program, share insights into healthy lifestyle choices and habits. Making Healthy Lifestyle Habits “When trying to make change, keep it simple with one [...]

2020-05-11T08:23:44-07:00May 11th, 2020|rmupload|

Suicide Prevention: How Healthcare Professionals Can Help

Amy Kashiwa, OTD, OTR/L, is a graduate of the Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) program at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (RMUoHP). While in the OTD program, Kashiwa focused her capstone project on occupational therapy and suicide prevention, particulary with veterans. Her work culminated in an article published in the American Journal of Occupational [...]

2020-05-06T10:08:11-07:00May 4th, 2020|rmupload|

A Healthy Mouth: What You Need to Know

Marie Pittman, PA-C, completed her dental hygiene degree from Utah Valley University (UVU) in 2008. After working as a dental hygienist for three years, she attended the physician assistant (PA) program at Idaho State University and graduated in 2013. Since becoming a PA, she worked in family practice and inpatient psychiatry, as well as taught [...]

2020-04-24T10:20:56-07:00April 24th, 2020|rmupload|

Building Muscle for All Ages

Coleby Clawson, PT, DPT, CSCS, is an assistant professor in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (RMUoHP). Aside from his faculty position, Clawson directs the university’s pro-bono physical therapy clinic, the Community Rehabilitation Clinic, where he also treats patients. His passion for strength and conditioning didn’t start with [...]

2020-04-16T09:30:28-07:00April 16th, 2020|rmupload|

An Introduction to Assistive Technology

Lynn Gitlow, PhD, OTR/L, ATP, FAOTA, is the Assistive Technology Elective Track Director for the Doctor of Occupational Therapy program at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (RMUoHP). As an occupational therapist with over 30 years practicing in the areas of mental health, geriatrics, and assistive technology, Gitlow explains assistive technology and resources for occupational [...]

2020-04-09T08:25:04-07:00April 9th, 2020|rmupload|

Early Intervention for Children with Developmental Delays

Physical therapists are involved in pediatric care, starting with babies in the hospital in neonatal intensive care units. Ann Hoffman, PT, DScPT, PCS, and Doctor of Physical Therapy faculty at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (RMUoHP), discusses the role that physical therapists (PT) have in early intervention and resources for families in need of [...]

2020-03-24T16:53:24-07:00March 24th, 2020|rmupload|

Traumatic Brain Injury: Dallas Griffiths’ Story

On February 12, 2008, 24-year-old Dallas Griffiths was longboarding through Snow Canyon and he crashed. He wasn’t wearing a helmet. Dallas remembers very little about what happened after that but tiny miracles helped save his life after being diagnosed with a traumatic brain injury. After being in a coma for over a month, on March [...]

2020-03-24T16:21:37-07:00March 22nd, 2020|rmupload|

Preventing Running Injuries

Hannah Stedge, a PhD-Athletic Training student at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (RMUoHP), has worked as an athletic trainer since 2008. While in graduate school, she used running as an outlet for stress and says “it became part of my life.” Her passion for running now plays a part in her career and mentality [...]

2020-03-19T09:26:31-07:00March 19th, 2020|rmupload|
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