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Troncoso Appointed Chair of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine


December 10, 2021

 Victoria A. Troncoso, DO, PCOM Georgia's new professor and chair of Osteopathic Manipulative MedicineVictoria 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 brace.

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 studies.

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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    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. For more information, visit pcom.edu/georgia or call 678-225-7500.

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