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Senior Leadership

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Paul A. Mittman, ND, EdD
Professor of Naturopathic Medicine
BA, State University of New York at Buffalo
ND, National College of Naturopathic Medicine


Vice President of Finance & Administration
Dawn Rector, CPA, MBA
BS, Arizona State University
CPA, State of Arizona
MBA, Regis University


Vice President of Student Affairs
Melissa Winquist, MA
BA, Arizona State University
MA, Arizona State University

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Chief Information Officer
Mark Lierley, MSIM
BS, Arizona State University
MS, Arizona State University

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Chief Medical Officer
Forrest Beck, ND
Director of Certificate Programs
Associate Professor of Naturopathic Medicine
BA, University of Puget Sound
ND, Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine


Faculty Senate President
Katie Stage, ND, RH (AGH)
Director, Division of Therapeutics
BS, Northwestern University

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Dean of Academic Affairs
H. Garrett Thompson, DC, PhD 
BA, Reed College
PhD, Loma Linda University
DC, Southern California University of Health Sciences