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RMUoHP Opens Free Center for Communication Disorders

Speech-language pathology clinic open to the public.

Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (RMUoHP) will hold a ribbon cutting and open house for its new Center for Communications Disorders – a free clinic providing speech-language pathology assessment and intervention for community members of all ages.

Friday, June 15 3:30 -5:30 pm 561 E 1860 S, Provo, Utah 84606

The clinic provides speech, language, voice, fluency, and swallowing assessment and intervention services. It will also provide summer intensive treatment programs. It is under the direction of ...

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Board Appoints Founding Dean and Chief Academic Officer of Proposed Noorda College of Osteopathic Medicine in Provo

Dr. John J. Dougherty to assume responsibilities in July.

The board of directors for the proposed Noorda College of Osteopathic Medicine (NCOM) today announced the appointment of John J. Dougherty, DO, FACOFP, FAOASM, FAODME as founding Dean and Chief Academic Officer. Dr. Dougherty will shepherd the college through the accreditation process and identify and recruit a renowned team of professionals.

Dougherty’s appointment begins mid-July 2018.

“Dr. Dougherty is a proven transformational leader,” said Dr. Richard P. Nielsen, board member, and vice president of ...

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Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions Celebrates its 20th Anniversary

Approximately 2,200 graduates provide healthcare to patients throughout the world

Setting out on a mission to advance the quality, delivery, and efficacy of healthcare to the world, Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (RMUoHP), an institution of higher education regionally accredited through the US Department of Education, this week celebrates its 20th Anniversary.

Since its founding in 1998, there have been approximately 2,200 graduates of the University’s doctoral and master’s degree programs in different healthcare specialties. Graduates from all 50 states and other countries today treat millions of patients annually in their ...

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Wasatch Educational to Begin Negotiating with Provo Mayor on Proposed Medical Education Campus

Provo Municipal Council approves northwestern portion of golf course as surplus property.

Wasatch Educational today announced that the Provo Municipal Council approved a resolution Tuesday to surplus the property known as the Northern Wedge of the East Bay Golf course opening the door for Mayor Michelle Kaufusi to begin negotiating terms with them to build a proposed medical education campus on the site.

The six to one vote by the Council clears one of the first major hurdles for Wasatch Educational to ...

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Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions’ Community Speech Clinic Featured in Daily Herald

The Rocky Mountain Center for Communication Disorders and Differences, which is operated through the Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions’ Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology program, provides free services for the underserved populations in Utah County.  The Clinic has partnered with Provo-based resource Encircle to serve the transgender community.  This partnership was featured in The Daily Herald on January 2, 2018.  Read the complete article here.

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Wasatch Educational, Provo City Administration, and East Bay Golf Course Contribute to and Agree on Updated Plan for Proposed Medical Education Campus

Proposal Subject to Municipal Council Approval. Golf Course to Continue Offering all Services.

Wasatch Educational updated its proposal to the Provo Municipal Council to build and open a proposed medical education campus that will include the proposed Noorda College of Osteopathic Medicine and later the home of Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions on the North Wedge (northwestern) part of the East Bay Golf Course.

Following a December 5 public meeting regarding the topic, Mayor Michelle Kaufusi encouraged all parties to work ...

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Wasatch Educational Revises Offer to Provo City on its Proposed Medical Education Campus

Wasatch Educational today announced a change in its request for an option on the southwestern wedge of the East Bay Golf Course from its proposal to the City of Provo for a proposed medical education campus. Instead, the offer includes a right of first refusal on this section, if Provo City makes the property available in the future.

“Based on the feedback we received from the community and in evaluating outcomes, we believe this is the best solution for us and ...

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Proposed Medical Institution Coming to Utah County

A new medical education institution may soon come to Utah County, developed by Wasatch Educational (WE).

Named after the Ray and Tye Noorda Foundation, who have committed $50 million towards the project, the proposed Noorda College of Osteopathic Medicine (NCOM) could be a premier medical education and research institution offering innovative and transformational curriculum and advanced medical technology focused on preparing physicians to provide high-quality healthcare services including preventative care to help people stay well.

The commitment, along with a significant commitment ...

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Medical School Public Statement Correction

Wasatch Educational needs to correct information made in the public statement of November 21 regarding the proposed medical education program referred to as the Noorda College of Osteopathic Medicine anticipated in a few years in Utah County. There was no intention on the part of Wasatch Educational to imply that the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) has made any decisions pertaining to an accreditation status of the proposed medical program. The proposed medical program (announced as the Noorda College ...

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Provo City, a Medical School, and the East Bay Golf Course

Considering current discussions in the community and on social media related to a proposed medical school coming to Provo and its potential location, those managing the medical school development wish to provide accurate about the relationship of the medical school with Provo’s East Bay golf course prior to the official forthcoming medical education program announcement.

The founders of Provo’s Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (RMUoHP) are the visionaries managing the development of the new proposed independent freestanding medical school under ...

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