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Suzanne Mitchell, MD

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionBoston University School of Medicine
DepartmentFamily Medicine
Address771 Albany St
Boston MA 02118
Phone(617) 414-4465
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0002-5618-7383
Other Positions
TitleActive Staff Hospital Privileges
InstitutionBoston Medical Center
DepartmentFamily Medicine

 Research Expertise & Professional Interests
Dr. Mitchell is Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine/ Boston Medical Center and board certified in family and palliative medicine. She received her medical degree from Wake Forest University School of Medicine and Masters of Science in Clinical Research from UCLA. Dr. Mitchell completed family medicine residency training at the White Memorial Medical Center Family Medicine Residency program in Los Angeles CA where she continued her work and research in cross cultural communication and cultural competency until 2006 when she relocated to Boston, MA. She completed the Boston University academic fellowship and received and AHRQ mentored clinical researcher award in 2010 to study the impact of patient-doctor communication on health disparities, health service utilization and shared decision making behavior. Dr. Mitchell is a member of the research team on transitions of care and the Project Re-Engineered Discharge (RED) at Boston University. She is a co-principal investigator on the current Project RED-Depression trial studying the effectiveness of mental health support to reduce readmissions. She also has a special interest in the use of novel health technology to enhance patient safety and informed patient choice. Dr. Mitchell is an active member of the teaching faculty at the Boston University School of Medicine and continues to practice primary and palliative care in medically underserved communities of the Boston area.

Dr. Mitchell's expertise and interests include: cultural competency; health disparities; shared decision making; motivational interviewing; PCMH team development; transition of care; palliative care.

 Publications
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  1. Shershneva M, Kim JH, Kear C, Heyden R, Heyden N, Lee J, Mitchell S. Motivational interviewing workshop in a virtual world: learning as avatars. Fam Med. 2014 Apr; 46(4):251-8.
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  2. Cancino RS, Culpepper L, Sadikova E, Martin J, Jack BW, Mitchell SE. Dose-response relationship between depressive symptoms and hospital readmission. J Hosp Med. 2014 Jun; 9(6):358-64.
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  3. Mitchell SE, Gardiner PM, Sadikova E, Martin JM, Jack BW, Hibbard JH, Paasche-Orlow MK. Patient activation and 30-day post-discharge hospital utilization. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Feb; 29(2):349-55.
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  4. Gardiner P, Mitchell S, Filippelli AC, Sadikova E, White LF, Paasche-Orlow MK, Jack BW. Health literacy and complementary and alternative medicine use among underserved inpatients in a safety net hospital. J Health Commun. 2013; 18 Suppl 1:290-7.
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  5. Woz S, Mitchell S, Hesko C, Paasche-Orlow M, Greenwald J, Chetty VK, O'Donnell J, Jack B. Gender as risk factor for 30 days post-discharge hospital utilisation: a secondary data analysis. BMJ Open. 2012; 2(2):e000428.
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  6. Walley AY, Paasche-Orlow M, Lee EC, Forsythe S, Chetty VK, Mitchell S, Jack BW. Acute care hospital utilization among medical inpatients discharged with a substance use disorder diagnosis. J Addict Med. 2012 Mar; 6(1):50-6.
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  7. Mitchell SE, Sadikova E, Jack BW, Paasche-Orlow MK. Health literacy and 30-day postdischarge hospital utilization. J Health Commun. 2012; 17 Suppl 3:325-38.
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  8. Mitchell S, Heyden R, Heyden N, Schroy P, Andrew S, Sadikova E, Wiecha J. A pilot study of motivational interviewing training in a virtual world. J Med Internet Res. 2011; 13(3):e77.
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  9. Mitchell SE, Paasche-Orlow MK, Forsythe SR, Chetty VK, O'Donnell JK, Greenwald JL, Culpepper L, Jack BW. Post-discharge hospital utilization among adult medical inpatients with depressive symptoms. J Hosp Med. 2010 Sep; 5(7):378-84.
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  10. Bickmore TW, Mitchell SE, Jack BW, Paasche-Orlow MK, Pfeifer LM, Odonnell J. Response to a Relational Agent by Hospital Patients with Depressive Symptoms. Interact Comput. 2010 Jul 1; 22(4):289-298.
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  11. Chomitz VR, Slining MM, McGowan RJ, Mitchell SE, Dawson GF, Hacker KA. Is there a relationship between physical fitness and academic achievement? Positive results from public school children in the northeastern United States. J Sch Health. 2009 Jan; 79(1):30-7.
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