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Kate Purvis, ND

Kate Purvis, ND

About Me

Dr. Kate Purvis is a licensed naturopathic physician in the state of Arizona, focusing on pediatrics.  She received her naturopathic medical degree from SCNM where she also completed a general medicine residency.  Dr. Purvis is a Certified Breastfeeding Specialist (CBS) and an International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners Candidate (IBCLC).  She loves working with new mothers to help them reach their breastfeeding goals.  While comfortable with many modalities, she often uses homeopathy as a safe, gentle, and effective method of stimulating the body to heal.  Dr. Purvis also serves as adjunct faculty for SCNM.

Education

BA with focus in public health and psychology, Johns Hopkins University and Manhattanville College

Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine (Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine, 2015). 

Professional Associations

  • Pediatric Association of Naturopathic Physicians (PedANP)
  • US Lactation Consultant Association (USLCA)
  • National Center for Homeopathy (NCH)

Publications

  • Purvis, Kathryn, Jamie Oskin, and Jeffrey Langland (2018).  "A Case of Coccidioidomycosis (Acute Valley Fever) with Complications of Erythema Multiforme: A Homeopathic Medicine Case Report." American Journal of Homeopathic Medicine 111.