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Raymond Truong, M.S., B.S

NMM/OMM Department Pre-doctoral Teaching Fellow

College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific

E-Mail: rtruong@westernu.edu


Join year: 2013


MS in Physiological Science, UCLA 2013

BS in Physiological Science, Minor in Asian Humanities, UCLA 2009

Professional Experience

Lead Preservationist, UCLA Heart and Lung Procurement Team, 2009-2011

Research/Hospital Assistant, UCLA Ventricular Assist Device Program, 2010-2011

Teaching Experience

Teaching Assistant, WesternU-COMP OMM I and II Courses, 2014-2015

Teaching Assistant, UCLA Life Sciences 2 Course, 2012-2013

Teaching Assistant, UCLA Systems Anatomy Course, 2009-2012


Dr. Tai-Hing Wu Family Scholarship, WesternU, 2015

Dr. Lawrence F. Gosenfeld Scholarship, WesternU, 2014

Certificate of Distinction in Teaching, UCLA Life Sciences Core, 2013

Graduate University Fellowship, UCLA Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology, 2012


Sigma Sigma Phi National Osteopathic Honor and Service Society, Member

Gold Humanism Honor Society, Member

Community Organizations

WesternU Chamber Singers, President, 2014

Student American Academy of Osteopathy, Outreach Chair, 2014

Asian American Health Professional Student Association, Clinic Coordinator, 2014



Truong, Raymond. (2013). Generation of Cardiomyocytes from Human Endogenous and Pluripotent Stem-Cell Derived Endothelial Cells. UCLA: Physiological Science 0671. Retrieved from: http://escholarship.org/uc/item/00z370bk


Studying to be a physician is more than just learning the scientific and medical concepts – it’s also learning how to interact with others. Because of that, I was attracted to the philosophy of osteopathic medicine, which emphasizes the treatment of patients as people, not as a group of symptoms. My time as an osteopathic medical student has further solidified my desire to spread the knowledge I have learned to those who need it. As an OMM Fellow, I hope to teach those students who have come after me the importance of holistic patient care, as well as develop my own skills in OMM to better serve the community.