PARKER, COLO.– Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine (RVUCOM) is pleased to announce the matriculation of student doctor Jesse Atwood of Hot Springs. Atwood was one of 160 students selected to matriculate at RVUCOM out of an applicant pool of nearly 5,000 candidates.
Atwood is the son of Kent and Nita Atwood and is a graduate of Hot Springs High School. He graduated from Idaho State University.
Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine are fully licensed physicians who practice a “whole person” approach to medicine. Osteopathic physicians focus on preventive health care and receive extra training in the musculoskeletal system.
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Rocky Vista University (RVU) is a health-sciences university based in Parker, Colorado, with a second location in Ivins, Utah.
RVU was founded in 2006 and opened its doors in August of 2008, enrolling students in its four-year program of study leading to the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) degree in the University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine (RVUCOM). The University is located in a 145,000 square foot contemporary facility on twenty acres, housing the latest in classroom, lecture, laboratory and audiovisual equipment, with additional instruction conducted at numerous teaching hospitals throughout Colorado and the Mountain West Region. RVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), a commission of the North Central Association. Rocky Vista University provides quality healthcare education while inspiring students to serve with compassion, integrity and excellence. RVUCOM is accredited by the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA). For more information, visit www.rvu.edu or call 720-875-2800.