Stephen Messer

Stephen Messer

Professor of Naturopathic Medicine Chair, Department of Homeopathy and Pharmacology


Dr. Messer’s began teaching in 1984 with the International Foundation for Homeopathy. In 1993, he became the dean of the National Center for Homeopathy’s prestigious summer school. In 1988, Dr. Messer completed post-graduate training and board examinations to become among the very first NDs in the U. S. to obtain board certification by Homeopathic Academy of Naturopathic Physicians (DHANP). He instructed in homeopathy at National College of Natural Medicine and in 2000, after 21 years of successful practice in Oregon, he relocated to Arizona and to Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine as professor and Dolisos Chair of Homeopathic Medicine.

Dr. Messer has presented numerous papers at regional and national homeopathic conferences and has published articles in Homeopathy Today as well as many journals. He has received many awards including the prestigious Henry N. Williams Professional Service Award from the National Center for Homeopathy. He was voted the top homeopathic physician in the Phoenix area in the 2013 Natural Choice Awards of the Natural Awakenings magazine. He has previously directed both clinical trials and homeopathic drug “provings.”

Classes Taught:

Homeopathy I, II, III, and IV, an integrated series of courses that sequentially introduce the student to the art and practice of homeopathy.


City College of the City University of New York (Bachelor's)

University of Pennsylvania (Master's in Science Education)

National College of Naturopathic Medicine (ND, 1979)

Professional Associations:

  • International Foundation for Homeopathy
  • Eizayaga Homeopathic Seminar Series
  • Founder / Former President of Homeopathic Academy of Naturopathic Physicians
  • National Center for Homeopathy from 1987-2008
  • Past Dean of the prestigious NCH summer school homeopathic training program