Faculty & Staff at TUC

David J. Eliot

David J. Eliot

College: COM

Department: Basic Sciences

Title: Associate Professor

Phone: (707) 638-5488

Fax: (707) 638-5430

E-Mail: deliot@touro.edu

Office: Lander Hall room 223

Institution Degree Field of Study Obtained
University of California; Davis B.S. Animal Physiology 1990
SUNY, Stony Brook Ph.D. Anatomical Sciences 1998
New York Coll. Osteopathic Medicine Post-doc Anatomy 1998

Fall semester

PASC-601B: Physician Assistant Anatomy (lead instructor)

MEDC-600: COM Fundamentals of Osteopathic Medicine (anatomy laboratory instructor)

MEDC-632: COM Integrated Systems Musculoskeletal/Neurology (anatomy laboratory instructor)

Spring semester

HSOC-600: COM MSMHS Anatomy (lead instructor)

MEDC-622: COM Integrated Systems Cardiovascular, Respiratory and Renal Systems (gradebook coordinator)

MEDC-642: COM Integrated Systems Gastrointestinal, Endocrine, Reproductive, Dermatology (anatomy laboratory instructor)


Escobar MM, Junke B, Holub J, Hisley K, Eliot DJ, Winer E (2015): Evaluation of monoscopic and stereoscopic displays for visual–spatial tasks in medical contexts. Computers in Biology and Medicine 61:138-143.

Blitz NM, Eliot DJ (2008):  Anatomical aspects of the gastrocnemius aponeurosis and its muscular bound portion – a cadaveric study. Part II. J. Foot Ankle Surg. 47(6):533-40.

Blitz NM, Eliot DJ (2007):  Anatomical aspects of the gastrocnemius aponeurosis and its insertion.  A cadaveric study. J. Foot Ankle Surg. 46(2):101-8.

Eliot DJ, Jungers WL (2000):  Fifth metatarsal morphology does not predict presence or absence of fibularis tertius muscle in hominids. J. Human Evol. 38(2):333-342.

Eliot DJ (2000):  Functional Anatomy of the Cervical Spine.  In D Murphy (ed.) Conservative Management of Cervical Spine Syndromes. McGraw-Hill, New York.

Eliot DJ (1996):  EMG of levator scapulae:  New findings allow tests of a head stabilization model.  J. Manipulative Physiol. Ther. 19(1):19-25.


1997-1998- New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, New York Institute of Technology, Post-doctoral Fellow, Curator of Anatomical Sciences

1998-1999- University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic (Bridgeport CT), Assistant Professor

1999-2006 Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Assistant Professor                                               
2006 to present Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Associate Professor

Last Updated: 11/29/21