Touro Welcomes New COM Senior Associate Dean

Richard RiemerRichard Riemer, DO, begins his term as College of Osteopathic Medicine's new Senior Associate Dean with a transition period conferring with his predecessor, Dr. Gregg Lund who has served in this position since October 2010.

Dr. Riemer is a graduate of Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. His dedication to the osteopathic field and community are highlighted by his educational, administrative, and clinical work as medical director of Sutter Spine Care and of the Sutter Neuroscience Institute at Sutter Health Sacramento Sierra Region, and as a neurology resident and Chief Resident of the University of California Davis Medical. His training includes a mini-Fellowship in Epilepsy at Bowman Gray School of Medicine and as a Preceptor and Fellow in Chronic Spine and Pain Multidisciplinary Rehabilitation at the PRIDE Rehabilitation Institute of Dallas. 

In 2014, Dr. Riemer was named "Physician of the Year" by the Osteopathic Physicians & Surgeons of California because of his outstanding dedication as an osteopathic physician. He will soon be honored at the TUCOM Alumni and Student Preceptor Reception on February 17 in San Diego as he takes the role as new Vice President of OPSC. He has also been an advocate for advocate for legislative issues that impact physicians and patients in California.

As Dr. Riemer takes the reins from the capable hands of Dr. Lund, we expect to see Touro continue to flourish under his exceptional guidance.