Faculty & Staff bios

Amir Tabibnia,

NMM/OMM Pre-Doctoral Teaching Fellow

College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific

E-Mail: atabibnia@westernu.edu



San Diego State University - Bachelor of Science: Kinesiology major with emphasis in physical therapy – Magna Cum Laude


ACLS and First Aid

Professional Experience

Eye Bank Technician (Occular tissue harvesting/procurement for transplants and/or research), Physical Activity Coordinator with KP Kids

Academic Interests

Emergency Medicine and Neuromuscular Medicine

Teaching Experience

High school and college tutor, OMM TA


Articulatory, Muscle Energy, High Velocity Low Amplitude, Myofascial Release, Strain-Counterstrain

Research Interest

Emergency Medicine and Neuromuscular Medicine

Research Grant

1.) SDSU Stretching Study 

2.) ARMC TXA Study – “The Role of pre-hospital Tranexamic Acid to improve traumatic hemorrhagic shock outcomes”


Emergency Medicine Interest Group, American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics, National Undergraduate Fellows Association, American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine


Past President of Student American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics


“Effect of stretch frequency and sex on the rate of gain and rate of loss in muscle flexibility during a hamstring-stretching program: a randomized single-blind longitudinal study.” - The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 10/2011; 26(8):2119-29

“High Velocity Low Amplitude Principles and Techniques” – iBook photography  https://itunes.apple.com/br/book/high-velocity-low-amplitude/id868538130?l=en&mt=11