Lisa R. Chun, DO joined the faculty at MU-COM as Assistant Professor of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine in 2013. She is a 1991 graduate of the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine where she was both a teaching assistant and fellow in Osteopathic Principles and Practices. She is a contributing author to the first edition of An Osteopathic Diagnosis and Treatment by Eileen DiGiovanna, et al.
After completing a traditional osteopathic rotating internship at St. Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx, she served as chief resident in the inaugural Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) residency at St. Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx and obtained her board specialty in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine in 1994.
Dr. Chun had established and maintained private practices in Maryland and Hawaii before entering full-time academic medicine at ATSU-SOMA in 2011. There she held positions as osteopathic principles and practices course director and director of the pre-doctoral teaching fellowship.
She holds memberships in the American Osteopathic Association, the American Academy of Osteopathy, the Osteopathic Cranial Academy, the Indiana Osteopathic Association, the International Association of Medical Science Educators, the Association for Medical Education in Europe, the American Inter-professional Health Collaborative, and the Canadian Inter-professional Health Collaborative.
Outside interests include spending time with family and friends, travel, experiencing different cultures/cuisines, photography, the performing arts, and hiking.
Clinical interests include optimizing health and wellness while diminishing pain and the effects of disease in the pediatric through elder populations.
Research interests include both educational and clinical research. Educational research included teaching and assessment methods and effectiveness particularly with regards to osteopathic principles and practices. Clinical research interests included targeted outcomes with the application and effectiveness of osteopathic principles and practices.