Dr. Tizio attended five years of medical school at Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine. The Naturopathic medical program is comprised of basic sciences (anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, microbiology, histology, pathology,immunology and embryology) and clinical sciences (obstetrics, gynecology,pediatrics, urology, endocrinology, pharmacology, psychiatry, counseling,cardiology, otorhinolaryngology, dermatology, neurology, pulmonology,gastroenterology, minor surgery, sports medicine, clinical and physical diagnosisand radiology). Naturopathic disciplines she studied include homeopathy, botanical medicine (herbs), hydrotherapy, nutrition, manipulation (like chiropractors),Naturopathic philosophy, and acupuncture. Most importantly, she was overseen by experienced Naturopathic Physicians during more than 1000 clinical hours of training. After passing licensing exams, she was granted a license to practice medicine by theNaturopathic Physicians Medical Board. She is proud to be a naturopathic physican. In the state of Arizona, she is considered a primary care physician (PCP), and can use the title Naturopatic Doctor, Naturopathic Medical Doctor, or Naturopathic Physician.