Faculty Profile: David Paul

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David Paul

David Paul MD, PhD serves as adjunct faculty for the College of Mind-Body Medicine at Saybrook University. He also serves as faculty at the University of Santa Monica (USM) in their Consciousness, Health, and Healing Program. He previously served as USM faculty for several USM Counseling Psychology courses, including Psychopharmacology and the Practice of Marriage & Family Therapy and Human Sexuality in the Therapeutic Context. Dr. Paul co-directs the Freedom to Choose Foundation teaching decriminogenic skills, personal responsibility and forgiveness to women incarcerated at Valley State Prison for Women (VSPW) in Chowchilla, California. For his work at VSPW, David was a co-recipient of the Bohemian Foundation’s E-Chievement Award in 2009 and USM’s inaugural Service to Humanity award in 2011.
Licensed as a Medical Doctor, Dr. Paul practiced emergency and sports medicine for over 20 years before starting a private practice in Mind-Body medicine. He works with individuals, couples, and groups, and his specialties include mind-body medicine, spiritual psychology, and healing issues in consciousness in support of co-creating vibrant health and well-being.
Dr. Paul has extensive experience in design and implementation of educational programs and was formerly a Clinical Professor in the Department of Family Practice at Southern Illinois University Medical School (SIU), developing and serving as Director of the emergency medicine training for residents in family practice at SIU and at Scott Air Force Base. He served as Project Medical Director in southern Illinois, developing the first Paramedic program in the region. David served as National Faculty for the American Heart Association in Advanced Cardiac Life Support. He has conducted clinical research, and served as a consultant for the Center for Continuous Improvement, Quorum Health Services, where he developed and taught courses for improving the quality of medical care. He has been invited as faculty at the University of Denver in their Wellness Program. David was formerly Medical Director of Vail Valley Medical Center in Vail, Colorado.
Dr. Paul holds an M.D. from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia and a Ph.D. in Psychology from Saybrook University in San Francisco. He also has a B.S. in Science from Pennsylvania State University, and an M.A. in Spiritual Psychology with additional certificates in Consciousness, Health, and Healing and Soul-Centered Leadership from the University of Santa Monica. His academic honors include membership in the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society, the William D. Bodine research award from Jefferson, Graduation with Highest Distinction from Penn State, Student of the Year (1999) at USM, and nomination of his dissertation for Saybrook’s Distinguished Dissertation Award. He is board certified in Emergency Medicine, and is a member of the American Psychological Association and the American Medical Association."

Curriculum Vitae

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