Faculty & Staff at TUC
Title: Assistant Professor
Phone: (707) 638-5257
Fax: (707) 638-5946
Office: Administration & Faculty 1, Rm. 221
Dr. Nuño is an assistant professor at Touro University California - College of Osteopathic Medicine (TUCCOM) in the department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM). Dr. Nuño received his Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.) degree from TUCCOM in 2008. He completed his residency in neuromusculoskeletal and osteopathic manipulative medicine (NMM/OMM) from Southampton Hospital, in Southampton, NY, in December 2012.
Dr. Nuño’s approach to osteopathic medicine has always included integrative therapies. He passionately believes in a partnership between physicians and patients, and that patients have an innate capacity to heal themselves. In addition to his training in NMM/OMM, Dr. Nuño also has formal training in Clinical Homeopathy and Integrative/Holistic Medicine.
Dr. Nuño is currently engaged in the following research projects:
1. "Investigating the Beneficial Effects of Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment in
the Prevention of Cystic Fibrosis Distal Intestinal Obstructive Syndrome. - A Pilot Study." with Sara Modlin OMS III.
Dr. Nuño's previous research projects include:
1. "Effect of Pre-Exercise Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment on Blood Lactate Accumulation and Clearance After High Intensity Exercise." With Kyle Ransom, M.S. and Ted Wong, Ph.D.
2. "CLINIC APPROACH INFLUENCES PARTICIPATION IN EARLY OMT EXPERIENCE." With Luke Kane, OMS II, Caitlin Perry, OMS II, and John Glover, D.O.
3. "Study of Traumatology Zheng-Fu, a Traditional Chinese Medicine Modality, in Comparison to Osteopathic HVLA." with John Yang, OMS II, Ben Khuc, OMS II, Yu-Chang Huang, O.M.D., Shoei Lin, M.D., and Athena Lin, Ph.D.
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