Michael Laymon, PT, DSc, OCS

Professor and Director of Clinical Research TUN, Human Performance Laboratory
Michael Laymon

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Michael S. Laymon is Professor, full-time Faculty, and Director of the Clinical Research TUN, Human Performance Laboratory at Touro University Nevada. Throughout his career, Dr. Laymon has worked in numerous areas of physical rehabilitation, with particular emphasis on musculoskeletal and cardiac rehabilitation. He has established a number of physical therapy and sports rehabilitation centers and has authored or coauthored an extensive list of publications in journals, including The Journal of Neurological and Orthopaedic Surgery, Journal of Clinical Densitometry, and Journal of Anatomy and Physiology.

  • B.A. in Biology, California State University, Northridge
  • M.S. in Biology, California State University, Northridge
  • B.S. in Physical Therapy, Loma Linda University
  • MPT, Loma Linda University
  • DPT, Loma Linda University
  • DSc in Rehabilitation, Loma Linda University
  • Musculoskeletal Imaging Ultrasound
  • Clinical Densitometry
  • Radiation Safety Officer
  • Biohazard waste manager
  • Physical Therapist, State of Nevada
  • Physical Therapist, State of California
  • Board-Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS)
  • DPT 752 Pharmacology
  • DPT 731 Rehabilitation Technique
  • DPT 711 Research I
  • DPT 712 Research II
  • The effects of opioid medications and OTC performance enhancers (energy drinks, nutrapseudicals, and botanicals) on physiological systems (reflex and neurological feedback loops, respiratory compensation mechanisms, peripheral blood flow, gait and balance) on homosapiens
  • Development of teaching curriculum for musculoskeletal imaging ultrasound
  • Pfizer: Consumer Healthcare Division
  • Savvier
  • Faculty Award, Loma Linda University
  • Sawtell Award, Azusa Pacific University
  • Distinguished Alumni, Loma Linda University