Office of Research and Scholarly Activity

Rocky Vista University is committed to producing high-quality basic, clinical, and educational research and scholarly works to achieve new heights in medical education and  be a thought-leader in healthcare research. As such, the institution supports research and scholarly activities both financially and with support services available through the Office of Research and Scholarly Activity.

In order to achieve this, all students participating in research or scholarly activity agree to follow all policies and procedures outlined by the Office of Research and Scholarly Activity as found in DynamicPolicy and linked to the University’s website ( Additionally, students will be able to find a quick-start guide on the website that will walk them through the steps of starting at research project at RVU.

RVU's Institutional Review Board (IRB) must review and approve all human subjects research. Information about the IRB can be found at: .