Paul Mills, PhD


Dr. Paul Mills is a Professor of Family Medicine and Public Health and Chief of the Behavioral Medicine Division.  Dr. Mill is also Director of the UC San Diego Clinical Research Biomarker Laboratory, and Co-director of the UC San Diego Clinical and Translational Research Institute’s Translational Research Technology (TRT) Program. He is currently serving as Director of Research for the Chopra Foundation.

Dr. Mill is also Director of the Center of Excellence for Research and Training in Integrative Health. The Center is advancing research excellence in integrative health to transform how medicine is practiced, supporting education and mentorship in integrative health research for students as well as healthcare professionals, and helping to guide the creation of new models of clinical care, combining the best of traditional medicine and evidence-based integrative therapies. The overarching goal is to advance the investigation of integrative health approaches and the integration of effective approaches in health care.

Tracks:   Health Behavior

Dr. Mill research focuses on his expertise in Integrative Medicine, Traditional Medical systems, and psychoneuroimmune processes in wellness and disease, publishing numerous manuscripts and book chapters on these topics.  His reasearch areas also include psychoenuroimmunology, traditional medicine systems, whole systems medicine, behavioral medicine, integrative medicine.

  • Medical Care
  • Integrative, Complementary and Traditional Health Practices