Lincoln Memorial University


LMU-DCOM Welcomes Dr. Gayle Johnston to Faculty

Dr. Gayle JohnstonHarrogate, Tennessee, January 24, 2018 – Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) welcomes Gayle H. Johnston, DO, as assistant professor of osteopathic principles and practices (OPP). Johnston will be working with first- and second-year medical students, training them in the specialty of osteopathic manipulative medicine.


Johnston is passionate about osteopathic medicine and is excited to take on her new role at LMU-DCOM. “I want to teach students to love osteopathic medicine and to be proud of their skills and knowledge,” Johnston said. “There is a great team of providers here who want to teach and learn together. It’s an amazing opportunity.”


Johnston and her husband have relocated to Harrogate from Washington State, where she served as course director at the College of Osteopathic Medicine at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences. Johnston graduated in 2009 from Western University Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific in Pomona, California. She completed an internship in 2010 at Central Washington Family Medicine Residency program in Yakima, Washington, and has served as a general practice physician since 2010. Johnston also currently serves on the board for the American Fascial Distortion Model.


“I love this area of Tennessee. The small town, green rolling hills and kind people are a few things that attracted us to Harrogate,” Johnston said. “We are excited to explore the area’s history and bountiful outdoor activities.”


The DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine is located on the campus of Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tennessee. LMU-DCOM is an integral part of LMU’s values-based learning community, and is dedicated to preparing the next generation of osteopathic physicians to provide health care in the often underserved region of Appalachia and beyond. For more information about LMU-DCOM, call 1-800.325.0900, ext. 7082, e-mail [email protected], or visit us online at



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