Joseph Cavallaro among students at Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine

PARKER, Colorado – Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine is pleased to announce the matriculation of student doctor Joseph Cavallaro of Washington, Utah. Cavallaro was one of 161 students selected to matriculate at RVUCOM out of an applicant pool of over 4,900 candidates.

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.

Cavallaro is the son of Frank and Martha Cavallaro of Washington, Utah. He is a graduate of Pine View High School and attended Dixie State University, where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in Chemistry. Cavallaro is participating in the Health Professions Scholarship Program  and will enter the U.S. Army as a commissioned officer.

Rocky Vista University is a health-sciences university located in Parker, Colorado. RVU was founded in 2006 and opened its doors in August 2008, enrolling students in its four year program of study leading to the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree in the University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine. 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 the state of Colorado. RVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, 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. For more information, visit or call 720-875-2800.


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