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Paul Mills, Ph.D.

Trustee Emeritus


  • Ph.D., Neuroscience, Maharishi University, 1987

  • 1987 - 1990 - Post-Doctoral Fellowship, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine


Paul J. Mills  is Professor and Chief at the University of California San Diego’s  (UCSD) Department of Family Medicine and Public Health and Director of  the UCSD Center of Excellence for Research and Training in Integrative  Health. He is a long-standing National Institutes of Health  (NIH)-supported clinical investigator with expertise in  psychoneuroimmune processes in wellness and in disease, with a current  focus on integrative and behavioral medicine. 

                                                                                                                       Paul has approximately  390 scientific publications on these topics.  His work has been featured  in Time Magazine, The New York Times, National Public Radio, US News  and World Reports, Consumer Reports, The Huffington Post, Gaia TV, and  WebMD, among others. He’s presented his work at hundreds of conferences  and workshops around the world, including presenting at the United  Nations. His current Integrative Medicine work focuses on better  defining what is meant by the “whole person” and addressing the need to  incorporate the transcendent aspects of human awareness, consciousness  itself, back into medicine in order to truly understand the whole person  and achieve optimal wellbeing.

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