Faculty & Staff bios

Joe Sacksteder,

NMM/OMM Pre Doctoral Teaching Fellow

College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific

E-Mail: jsacksteder@westernu.edu


Join year: 2008


  • Western Michigan University, 2006
  • BS Biology

Professional Experience

Autoimmune Assay Research and Development at Inova Diagnostics Inc. 

Academic Interests

Family Medicine


OMT and its effect on moderate to severe Asthma


Joe began his journey in medicine at Western Michigan University studying Biology and Chemistry.  His path the ventured to San Diego CA were he worked for Inova Diagnostics Inc. on developing Autoimmune Assays, special focus in immunofluorescents.  Joe began at Western University of Health Science in Fall 2008 and has been an active student, teaching assistant and now Teaching Fellow for the NMM/OMM department.  Joe has enjoyed and looks forward to teach the classes of DO2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016!!