Troncoso Appointed Chair of Osteopathic Manipulative MedicineDecember 10, 2021
Victoria A. Troncoso, DO, has been appointed professor and chair of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) at PCOM Georgia. In this position, Dr. Troncoso will oversee the OMM department and
direct all aspects of the OMM educational program for students, faculty and staff,
according to Andrea Mann, DO, FAAP, dean and chief academic officer of the College of Osteopathic Medicine at PCOM Georgia.
Additionally Dr. Troncoso will serve as the medical director of the Georgia Osteopathic Care Center, a specialty clinic at PCOM Georgia.
She said, “I am very excited to help build an integrated curriculum as building programs
is something I thrive on.” She added, “I enjoy working with students, especially those
who have a passion for osteopathic medicine as that is one of my true loves.”
Most recently, Dr. Troncoso served as an associate professor and the chair of the
Osteopathic Principles and Practice Department at AT Still University School of Osteopathic
Medicine, Mesa, Arizona. She is also the founder and sole proprietor of the Osteopathic
Medical Center of Scottsdale, Arizona, and holds a patent on a posture retaining back
Dr. Troncoso is a member of the Arizona Osteopathic Medical Association, the American
College of Osteopathic Internists, the American Osteopathic Association, the Cranial
Academy and the American Academy of Osteopathy.
Originally from Florida, by way of Cuba and Puerto Rico, Dr. Troncoso is fluent in
Spanish. She earned a doctorate degree in Osteopathic Medicine from Des Moines University
Medicine & Health Sciences, Des Moines, Iowa. In addition, she earned a BA in Biology
from the University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, where she also completed post-graduate
Dr. Troncoso is board certified in Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine and Internal Medicine.
She holds advanced proficiency certification in osteopathy in the cranial field from
the Cranial Academy.
The mother of two adult sons, Dr. Troncoso enjoys the outdoors, especially fishing
and beach combing. She feels establishing a career in Georgia “is a wonderful opportunity
to build upon the work that’s already begun.” She added, “Georgia does not have many
DOs and I would love to help introduce this beautiful medical art to the state.”
Dr. Mann said, “Dr. Troncoso is bright, passionate, energetic and creative. As a trained
internist, she is enthusiastic about integrating osteopathic medicine into our biomedical
and clinical curriculum. We are delighted to have Dr. Troncoso join us and cannot
wait to see her leadership in action!”
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About PCOM Georgia
Established in 2005, PCOM Georgia is a private, not-for-profit, accredited institute of higher education dedicated
to the healthcare professions. The Suwanee, Georgia, campus is affiliated with Philadelphia
College of Osteopathic Medicine, a premier osteopathic medical school with a storied
history. PCOM Georgia offers doctoral degrees in osteopathic medicine, pharmacy, and
physical therapy and graduate degrees in biomedical sciences, medical laboratory science,
and physician assistant studies. Emphasizing "a whole person approach to care," PCOM
Georgia focuses on educational excellence, interprofessional education and service
to the wider community. The campus is also home to the Georgia Osteopathic Care Center,
an osteopathic manipulative medicine clinic, which is open to the public by appointment.
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