Raised in a military family, Dr. Mitnaul has spent significant time traveling with his family. He completed a Bachelors in Biology from the University of Dallas. After several years managing a pediatric oncology research lab, he went on for a Masters in Biomedical Science Policy and Advocacy from Georgetown University while managing a diabetes research lab. He then attended the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio where he completed a dual MD and Masters of Public Health degree. Dr. Mitnaul then completed Adult Psychiatry residency training followed by a Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship at Dartmouth, where he was named Chief Resident. Dr. Mitnaul is board certified in Psychiatry as well as Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He now practices in Wichita, Kansas where he lives with his wife and five children. In addition to his clinical practice, he devotes time to advocacy, teaching, and public speaking on behalf of children and families with mental health needs.