Barbara Capozzi, DO

Clinical DeanAssociate ProfessorTouro College of Osteopathic Medicine - Harlem

Dr. Capozzi’s 25 years of professional experience spans the entire continuum of osteopathic medical education including preclinical, clinical, graduate medical education (GME) and continuing medical education (CME). In the realm of interprofessional education, she had teaching roles in numerous programs, including physician assistant, nursing, undergraduate nutrition and public health.

Dr. Capozzi is a graduate of the NY College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed a residency in family medicine and is board certified by the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians, as well as a diplomat of the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME). She is also a board-certified nutrition specialist (CNS). As part of her commitment to lifelong learning, Dr. Capozzi completed a Mini-Fellowship in Clinical Nutrition at the NY Academy of Medicine and a Mini- Fellowship in Geriatric Medical Education and Career Development at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.


  • Capozzi, B., & Burns, D. K. (2022). Osteopathic Considerations Active Learning Module: An Educational Supplement to Aquifer Family Medicine 32: 33-Year-Old with Painful Cycles. Aquifer, Osteopathic Educator Resources. Retrieved from
  • Capozzi, B. (2020). The Practice of Medicine: A Novel Online Course for Clinical Clerks. The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, 120(3), e14.
  • Capozzi, B. & Jeger, A. M. (2020, March 25). Communication for academic leaders: A skills development workshop [Presentation]. Educating Leaders 2020, the Annual Conference of the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine, Washington, DC.
  • Grohman, R., Golbin, J. M., Capozzi, B., OShaughnessy, P. M., & Balentine, J. (2019). Implementation of a Novel Two-Week Practice of Medicine Course for Third Year Medical Students at the New York Institute Of Technology College Of Osteopathic Medicine (NYITCOM). 23rd Annual Meeting of the International Association of Medical Science Educators.
  • Capozzi, B., Chez, A., Carpenter, T., Hubert, L., Hewan-Lowe, L., Ozcan, A., & Sahni, S. (2016). Osteopathic medical student administered smoking cessation counseling is an effective tool. North American Journal of Medical Sciences, 8(4), 187-190.
  • Sahni, S., Capozzi, B., Iftikhar, A., Sgouras, V., Ojrzanowski, M., & Talwar, A. (2015). Pulmonary rehabilitation and exercise in pulmonary arterial hypertension: An underutilized intervention. Journal of Exercise Rehabilitation, 11(2), 74-79.
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