• 1979-1983: Attended Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Athens, Ohio. Degree: D.O., Doctor of Osteopathy

  • 1983-1985: Family Practice Residency, Grandview Hospital, Dayton, Ohio

  • 1985-Present: Licensed to practice Medicine in California

  • 1985-1987: Joined Family Medical Clinic of the Peninsula as a Family Practitioner in private practice.

  • Active staff at Seton Hospital in Daly City, California, and Mills-Peninsula Hospital, San Mateo and Burlingame, California

  • 1987-Present: Private Practice in Specialty of Osteopathic Manual Medicine

Certifications
  • Board Certified through the American Osteopathic Association, via AOBSPOMM

  • (American Osteopathic Board of Special Proficiency in Osteopathic Manual

  • Medicine), provided by the American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO)., 1994

  • Cranial Academy Certificate of Proficiency 1992

  • Board Certified by the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP). 1985

Academic Positions
  • Associate Professor, PCOM(Pomona College of Osteopathic Medicine), Pomona, California, in the Osteopathic Principles and Practices Department since 1987

  • Associate Professor, Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine, San Francisco and Vallejo, California, since 1997

  • Guest Lecturer in Osteopathic Principles and Practice, UC San Francisco, UC Davis, San Francisco State University, Stanford University, University of San Francisco

Professional Activities
  • President of The Osteopathic Cranial Academy - 2009-2011

  • Past President of The Osteopathic Cranial Academy - Currently

  • Member of AOA, AAO, The Osteopathic Cranial Academy, AAOFP, OPS&C

  • Conference Director 1992 The Osteopathic Cranial Academy Annual Convention

  • Member, Complementary Medicine Committee, Mills-Peninsula Hospital

  • Board of Director, The Osteopathic Cranial Academy 1997-2000, and 2007-2013

  • President Elect, The Osteopathic Cranial Academy 2007-2009

  • President, The Osteopathic Cranial Academy 2009-2011

  • Chair, Nominating Committee, The Osteopathic Cranial Academy 2011-2015

  • Chair, Grievance Committee, The Osteopathic Cranial Academy 2006-Present

  • Conference Director, The Osteopathic Cranial Academy Annual Conference 2014

  • Contributor to Cranial Academy Newsletter, Clinical and Scientific Sections

  • Honored with FCA (Fellow of the Cranial Academy) Award, 2015

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