There are currently more than 700 DOs actively practicing in Utah. This offers our members the opportunity to take a greater leadership role in the medical profession by representing Utah's osteopathic physicians on a state level and on a national level at the American Osteopathic Association.
Our purpose is to serve osteopathic physicians and students in Utah through coordinated efforts of promoting and advancing medicine, supporting and delivering continuing education, and fostering the highest quality of medical care to the people of this state.
Marcelle Smith received her Master of Professional Communication (MPC) degree from Westminster College. With over 15 years of experience in administration and project management, she has taken the role of Executive Director for UOMA.
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Fredrick Dressen, DO
Dr. Frederick Dressen was formerly Board Certified in General Surgery. Dr. Dressen is presently working as wound care physician, hospice physician, and family practitioner. He is double certified in Certified Wound Specialist Physician (CWSP), and Wound Care Certified (WCC).
Bradley Root, DO
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Dr. David Crimin is an Assistant Professor of Primary Care at RVUCOM-SU. He also is the Medical Director of IHC Hospice in Richfield. Dr. Crimin is dual-board certified in Family Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine. He practiced rural family medicine in Richfield for 27 years.
Dr. David Crimin
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Kevin R. Duke, DO
Dr. Kevin R. Duke is certified with the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians. He is currently practicing at Providence Family Medicine in Logan. Dr. Duke has held various leadership positions at Logan Regional Hospital and currently serves on several community boards.
Judy Caldwell, DO
Dr. Judy Caldwell is board certified in Osteopathic Family Medicine and OMM. Dr. Judy practices primary care, telemedicine and osteopathic manipulation, including cranial manipulation. She does hospice and palliative care with Pathway Hospice and Palliative Care. Her clinic is The Doctors Workshop.
Jan E. Badertscher, DO
Dr. Jan baderascher is board certified in Osteopathic Family Medicine and OMM. Dr. Jan has recently opened her clinic, Back to Basics Wellness in Payson, Utah where she offers integrative therapies and OMT. She currently serves as Adjunct Faculty for Family Medicine and OPP for RVUCOM-SU
Steve Miller, DO
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Dr. Steve Miller is is currently the Senior Associate Dean at Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine-Utah Campus. He practiced rural medicine from 1988-2006 in Maine and served as the Department Chair for Family Medicine. He developed Family Medicine and Rural Hospital clerkship rotations for LMU/DCOM. He has passionately served in community health his entire career.
John Doughtery, DO
Ex Officio Board Member
Dr. John J. Dougherty, Founding Dean and Chief Academic Officer, Noorda College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is recognized as a fellow in both Family and Sports Medicine as well as two Academic Leadership colleges. Before coming to Provo, Dr. Dougherty was Dean Touro University Medical School in Henderson, Nevada.
Dani Okelberry, from Utah, obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts with emphasis in Ceramics in 2022 from the University of Utah. As a medical student at RVU-UT, she is the SOMA VP/NLO. She is excited about her journey in medicine and committed to serving and advocating for her osteopathic community.
Yuna Celeste Jensen
Yuna Jensen grew up in Utah and spent a portion of each year in a small rural town in Japan. She shares being a Noorda COM student with her husband. In addition to having a passion for medicine and learning, Yuna has been a competitive violin player. She now plays violin as a study break. She looks forward to being a Noorda and UOMA representative.