Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions Hosts Commencement Ceremony for 86 Doctoral Degree Candidates

Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (RMUoHP) celebrated 86 doctoral degree candidates of various healthcare specialties during its Friday commencement ceremonies.

Dr. Richard P. Nielsen PT, DHSc, ECS, founding president of RMUoHP, began the proceedings by addressing the students, “John Wesley said, ‘Do all the good you can, By all the means you can, In all the ways you can, In all the places you can, At all the times you can, To all the people you can, As long as ...

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Community Rehabilitation Clinic in Utah County Receives Donation from The Kahlert Foundation

The Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions Foundation clinic provides pro-bono physical therapy rehab services for under-resourced residents.

The Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (RMUoHP) Community Rehabilitation Clinic received a $125,000 donation from The Kahlert Foundation to help fund the operations of the pro-bono rehabilitation clinic, which provides free care to the underserved and underinsured citizens of Utah County.

“This donation helps eliminate limitations of our ability to help people,” said Dr. Coleby Clawson, PT, DPT, director of Community Rehabilitation Clinic ...

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Provo Mayor Signs Property Title Transfer Clearing Path to Proposed Noorda College of Osteopathic Medicine

Developer obtains property title; design and construction on new East Bay Golf holes to begin.

Following an extensive and productive process working with the Provo Mayor’s office, Provo Municipal Council and other involved parties to approve and obtain the location for the proposed Noorda College of Osteopathic Medicine (NCOM), Provo Mayor Michelle Kaufusi signed a title transfer to the developer for Wasatch Educational to acquire the property.

The proposed medical school site location is on approximately 21 acres of the northwestern portion ...

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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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