David Tolentino, DO, Accepts Position of Educating Leaders 2025 Planning Committee Chair

Published May 14, 2024

Inside OME


David Tolentino, DO, associate dean for clinical affairs at the Campbell University Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine (CUSOM), has graciously accepted the position of planning committee chair for Educating Leaders 2025. Dr. Tolentino will provide guidance and serve as a connection to the osteopathic community during next year’s conference in Arlington, Texas.

A graduate of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, with a bachelor’s of arts in chemistry, Dr. Tolentino received his doctor of osteopathic medicine degree from the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine (OU-HCOM) in 2002. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at St. John Medical Center in Westlake, OH, and continues to be osteopathically board-certified in that specialty.

Prior to his employment with CUSOM, he served as the executive assistant dean for Clinical Education, a regional dean and a clinical professor of Internal Medicine for OU-HCOM. Dr. Tolentino has received recognition as a fellow from the American College of Osteopathic Internists (ACOI) and the American College of Physicians (ACP). He currently serves on the board of the ACOI, the North Carolina Physician Advisory Group, the board of directors for the North Carolina Professionals Health Program and as the chair of the board for the Southern Regional Area Health Education Centers. He is also a past-president of the North Carolina Osteopathic Medical Association, a former member of the NC-ACP Governor’s Advisory Council and a past member of AACOM’s Society of Osteopathic Medical Educators Steering Committee.