Dr. Mitchell is the International Safety Center´s President and Executive Director. The center distributes the Exposure Prevention Information Network (EPINet®) to hospitals to measure occupational exposures to sharps injuries and other blood and body fluid exposures.
Dr. Mitchell's career has been focused on public health and occupational safety and health related to preventing infectious disease. She has worked in the uniformed services, public, private, and academic sectors. She is the Immediate Past Chair of the Occupational Health and Safety section of the American Public Health Association (APHA).
Dr. Mitchell began her career as the first OSHA National Bloodborne Pathogens Coordinator and has received several Secretary of Labor Excellence Awards for her work on bioterrorism and public preparedness. She is a Senior Science Adviser for the NIEHS worker training program for COVID-19 response.
She holds a Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) degree from the University of Texas School of Public Health and a Master’s in Public Health from The George Washington University.
She is certified in Public Health as a member of the very first CPH cohort offered by the National Board of Public Health Examiners.