Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior (Research), Professor of Pediatrics (Research)


Dr. Koinis Mitchell is a Professor (Research) in the Departments of Psychiatry and Human Behavior and Pediatrics. She is Vice Chair of Research for the Department of Pediatrics and directs the Community Asthma Program.  Dr. Koinis Mitchell also leads a pediatric health disparities research program.

Dr. Koinis Mitchell has received continuous funding from the NIH since 2002 to study multi-level mechanisms that contribute to disparities in pediatric health outcomes in urban children, mainly in the areas of asthma, sleep health, and physical activity. Her research includes a range of observational and experimental studies, to efficacy and effectiveness trials. Her  studies also focus on the integration of biological, behavioral and clinical processes that will ultimately lead to personalized treatment approaches to decrease the burden in high-risk urban children with multiple co-morbidities. 

Dr. Koinis Mitchell is invested in mentoring trainees and faculty at all levels in research, and in reaching their professional development goals. She accomplishes this through her various training and leadership roles in the Department of Pediatrics and Division of Child Psychiatry. 

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