Episode #40 - An Interview discussing the Future of Naturopathic Medicine


For episode 40 of  the show, I wanted to do a little different. I wanted to be interviewed along with three of my friends from Naturopathic Medical School about the future of medicine.

We are all recent grads, and in this show we share our experiences from the program and a little bit of insight into how we plan to change the world.  


Dr. Paul Mittman is president and CEO of Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine (SCNM) and founding president of the Association of Accredited Naturopathic Medical Colleges (AANMC).

Dr. Mittman integrates the foundations of Naturopathic Medicine – lifestyle enhancement through improved nutrition, exercise, and stress reduction into the curriculum of the school in order to create better practitioners.

Dr. Haebe is a results driven provider, passionate to share the power and freedom of feeling and looking your best. She emphasizes the importance of a healthy lifestyle and creating balance in our lives mentally, physically and spiritually. She has extensive training in bioidentical hormone replacement therapy, endocrinology,  pain management (including prolo-therapy and PRP injection therapy) as well as medical aesthetics (including injectable fillers, PRP, hair-restoration and neuro-modulators).


Dr. Cara is an Arizona native who grew up in Flagstaff.  She attended medical school at the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Tempe, AZ where she graduated magna cum laude.  She specializes in natural therapies to help patients reach optimal health and wellbeing. Emphasizing disease prevention she offers each patient individualized treatment plans, taking all factors related to their health into consideration. With a focus on women's health she utilizes: nutritional counseling, bio-identical hormones and techniques for healthy aging. Dr. Cara believes in empowering her patients through education to look and feel their best.


Dr. Adam Kozin ND is the resident physician at Naturopathic Specialists in Scottsdale, AZ.  He was born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada and attended the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine (SCNM). He has a special interest in metabolic therapies and their use in individuals with cancer, as well as, other chronic illnesses. He strives to merge his passions of integrative oncology, research, and evolutionary medicine into widespread clinical practice. 

Dr. Ruiz has a deep love for botanical medicine and has presented nationally and internationally on to the topic. He is currently working as a resident in Naturopathic Endocrinology at Integrative Health in Scottsdale Arizona. His research focuses in the prevention, control and treatment of multidrug resistant bacteria and viruses with the use of botanicals and other naturally occurring substances such as amino acids and minerals.