Alumni Speaker Profile
Paul Mittman, Naturopathic Doctor
Dr. Mittman is president of Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine (SCNM) and the founding president of the Association of Accredited Naturopathic Medical Colleges (AANMC).
As president of SCNM in Tempe, Ariz., Dr. Paul Mittman brings more than 20 years of experience as a distinguished naturopathic physician, researcher, author and lecturer.
Dr. Mittman is also a member of the Phoenix 100 Rotary Club. He received the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) President’s Award in 1990, the Arizona Naturopathic Physician of the year in 2000, and the Spirit of Rotary Award in 2003. He has appeared on numerous radio and television shows as an authority on naturopathic medicine. Dr. Mittman’s double-blind study on the treatment of allergic rhinitis in Planta Medica was the first randomized clinical trial published by an ND in an international peer-reviewed journal.
Dr. Mittman integrates the foundations of naturopathic medicine – lifestyle enhancement through improved nutrition, exercise, and stress reduction – with homeopathy and botanical medicine. A Diplomate of the Homeopathic Academy of Naturopathic Physicians (DHANP), Dr. Mittman edited Simillimum and the New England Journal of Homeopathy and is a respected lecturer in the field of homeopathy.
Dr. Mittman graduated from National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM) in Portland, Ore., in 1985. He completed a two-year residency and later directed research on natural therapies. He was in private practice in Connecticut until joining the faculty of Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine and Health Sciences as a professor of homeopathy in 1997. He took on the role of President at SCNM in 1999. Read Dr. Mittman's SCNM faculty bio, and his vision for the profession of naturopathic medicine.