Faculty & Staff at TUC

John Glover, D.O., F.A.A.O.

John Glover

College: COM

Department: OMM

Title: Professor

Phone: (707) 638-5245

Fax: (707) 638-5946

E-Mail: john.glover@tu.edu

Office: Administration & Faculty 1, Rm. 232

John C. Glover, D.O., F.A.A.O. is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine at Touro University California College of Osteopathic Medicine.  He graduated from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, completed an osteopathic rotating internship at Florida Hospital, East Orlando Campus, and then completed both a Family Medicine Residency and an Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Residency at Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine. 

 While a student in Osteopathic medical school Dr. Glover had the good fortune to learn from the discoverer of Counterstrain, Dr. Lawrence Jones.  This relationship continued while working as an OMM Undergraduate Fellow and became a friendship over the years of working together with Dr. Jones to help promote and improve the teaching of Counterstrain.

 Dr. Glover served as Chairman of the Educational Council on Osteopathic Principles (ECOP) of the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) for 11 years, President of the American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO) in 2001-02 and has served or is serving on the AAO Board of Trustees, Board of Governors, Education, Fellowship, Nominating, OPTI Liaison, Membership, Post Doctoral Standards and Undergraduate Academies committees.  He has been chosen to give the Thomas L. Northup Memorial Lecture, Scott Memorial Lecture and is the recipient of the Andrew Taylor Still Medallion of Honor.

 In the time following residency training Dr. Glover has collaborated with a number of individuals to add to the osteopathic literature.  He is co-author of the book, “Counterstrain”, co-author of the Strain-Counterstrain chapter in Foundations of Osteopathic Medicine, 1st, 2nd and 3rd Editions published by Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, contributing author of Clinical Application of Counterstrain, Counterstrain & Exercise: An Integrated Approach, Clinical Osteopathically Integrated Learning Scenarios, and Leitfaden Osteopathie.  He lectures and conducts workshops on a wide variety of topics nationally and internationally.

Institution Degree Field of Study Obtained
American Osteopathic Board of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Certificate #0153 Certificate #0153 April 1993
American Osteopathic Board of Family Practice Certificate #0153 Certificate #0153 March 1990
Orlando General Hospital   General Rotating Internship - Chief Intern 1986-1987
West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine D.O. Medicine, Including 1 year Teaching Fellowship 1986
Eastern Michigan University M.S. Biology 1976
Eastern Michigan University M.S. Biology 1976
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor M.S. Biology 1975
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor B.S. Natural History Interpretation 1973

He has been chosen to give the Thomas L. Northup Memorial Lecture, Scott Memorial Lecture and is the recipient of the Andrew Taylor Still Medallion of Honor.

In the time following residency training Dr. Glover has collaborated with a number of individuals to add to the osteopathic literature.  He is co-author of the book, “Counterstrain”, co-author of the Strain-Counterstrain chapter in Foundations of Osteopathic Medicine, 1st, 2nd and 3rd Editions published by Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, contributing author of Clinical Application of Counterstrain, Counterstrain & Exercise: An Integrated Approach, Clinical Osteopathically Integrated Learning Scenarios, and Leitfaden Osteopathie

Dr. Glover served as Chairman of the Educational Council on Osteopathic Principles (ECOP) of the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) for 11 years, President of the American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO) in 2001-02 and has served or is serving on the AAO Board of Trustees, Board of Governors, Education, Fellowship, Nominating, OPTI Liaison, Membership, Post Doctoral Standards and Undergraduate Academies committees.

Employer Title From - To
Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine - CA Professor and Chair Department of OMM 2006-Present
Oklahoma State Univeristy College of Osteopathic Medicine Associate Professor of Family Medicine 1998-2004
University of Health Science, College of Osteopathic Medicine Associate Professor of Osteopathic Principles and Practice 1994-1997
Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine Assistant Professor of Family Medicine 1989-1994
Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine Instructor of Family Medicine 1987-1989
Lord Fairfax Community College Assistant Professor of Biology 1977-1981
Schoolcraft Community College Assistant Professor of Biology 1977-1981
Charles Stewart Mott Community College Instructor of Biology 1975-1977
Last Updated: 5/5/17