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About Murray R. Berkowitz

Dr. Murray R. Berkowitz currently is a tenured associate professor of neuromusculoskeletal medicine and osteopathic manipulative medicine at the Georgia Campus of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, where he was inaugural director of the Family Medicine/OMM Clerkships.

He also contributes to teaching in the clinical neurosciences course in basic sciences. He is the course director for the biomedical sciences graduate program courses “Biostatistics” and “Epidemiology”.

Most recently, he had a private osteopathic medicine practice in Arlington, Virginia. and Annapolis, Maryland. He served as a staff physician at Delaware’s Stockley Center for the Developmentally Disabled. Previously, he worked for the Virginia Dept of Health as director of a three-county health district. Before that, he worked for the State of Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Community Health Administration and was a visiting assistant professor of computer and information sciences at Towson University.

Prior to that, Dr. Berkowitz served on active military duty as a Medical Corps officer in the United States Army. Before attending medical school, he served in numerous assignments in the U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force.

Dr. Berkowitz is a disabled veteran and is a medically retired Army Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) due to service-connected combat-related disabilities. He was a military aviator and parachutist and also holds the Master Space Badge and the Office of the Secretary of Defense Identification Badge. He has 26 military awards and decorations.

Dr. Berkowitz is serving a three-year term through 2020 as a member-at-large to the American Osteopathic Association Bureau of Scientific Affairs and Public Health. He was appointed by AOA president Michael A. Baker, DO.


Present Associate Dean for Clerkships and Core Site Development, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
Present Professor, Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine & OMM, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

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P: 678-225-7485


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