Maureen M Mitchell, EdD, RN
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 Title: Asst Prof / Grad Prog Director
Graduate Program Director, School of Nursing
 Dept: Nursing
 Office: JH 231
 Phone: 216-523-7128,  216-687-3598
 Email: M.M.MITCHELL1@csuohio.edu
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. JH 231, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Research Keywords:
Retention of expert and novice practitioners, Disasters impact on health of populations and emergency aid workers, Health policy and the media,Impact of health policy and programs on vulnerable and at-risk populations, Urban health issues,Community health planning,Use and design of technology in education and nursing practice
 
Education:
Ed.D., Nursing Education & Executive Administration, Columbia University, 1989
M.A., Nursing: Adult and Community Health; Minor in the Teaching of Nursing, New York University, 1983
B.S., Nursing, The Ohio State University, 1981
 
Brief Bio:
Dr. Mitchell has served in executive management positions in public health at the city and county level in Ohio and has consulted internationally on developing higher education programs in medicine and nursing in Central and Eastern Europe and the newly independent states of the former Soviet Union.  She has served as an independent consultant, operating an independent consulting firm meeting the needs of major health systems in Ohio and St. Petersburg, Russia, primarily in the areas of strategic planning, program design, implementation and evaluation.

Expertise:
Demographic & epidemiological studies; Forecasting health planning needs & trends; Community planning assessments & data analysis; Health programming & program design; Evaluation & outcome research; Strategic planning & Board Development; System design & redesign; Quality improvement studies; Institutional policy & procedure development & major report generation; Grant development & securing program funding ; Management consulting & executive development
 
Honors and Awards:
Sigma Theta Tau (International Honor Society for Nursing)
Who's Who in American Nursing
 
Creative and Activities:
Church Organist: St. Jerome Catholic Church, Cleveland, Ohio
 
Research Interests:
Retention of Expert and Novice Practitioners in Healthcare Systems
Faculty role transition to academia
Health Policy: How the Media Shapes and is Shaped by Health Policy
Impact of health policy and programs on vulnerable and at-risk populations
Impact of natural and man made disasters on the health of the community
Use and design of technology in education and nursing practice
 
Teaching Areas:
Dr. Mitchell teaches in the undergraduate and graduate program in the School of Nursing at Cleveland State University in the areas of health policy, community health, professional role development, curriculum design and development, and epidemiology and demography. She has also been appointed to the faculty for the College of Graduate Studies at Cleveland State University.

Prior to joining the faculty at CSU, Dr. Mitchell was a Visiting Research Professor at Ursuline College where she taught in the graduate program in nursing specializing in health policy and program development.  She has also taught in the undergraduate programs at Walsh University and Youngstown State University in the areas of leadership and management, community health, end stage life processes (death and dying), and health assessment.
 
Professional Affiliations:
American Red Cross, Disaster Health Services Corps
Medical Reserve Corps
 
Professional Experience:
Principal, Health Policy & Program Consults, Bratenahl, Ohio: Specializing in: Demographic & epidemiological studies; Forecasting health planning needs & trends; Community planning assessments & data analysis; Health programming & program design; Evaluation & outcome research; Strategic planning & Board Development; System design & redesign; Quality improvement studies; Institutional policy & procedure development & major report generation; Grant development & securing program funding ; Management consulting & executive development.

Visiting Professor: Ursuline College, Pepper Pike, Ohio; Master of Science in Nursing Program:

Deputy Health Commissioner & Director of Nursing & Community Health Services, Cuyahoga County Board of Health, Cuyahoga County, Ohio: Secured the largest external grant for the early detection of breast and cervical cancer for underserved/uninsured women $450,000 (program now in 17th year of operation)
-Secured Susan G. Komen Foundation funds ($60-100K) to expand breast and cervical cancer
treatment services for women detected with cancer through the Breast & Cervical Cancer Detection Program
-Assisted in writing and securing $110K in Ohio Department of Health grant funding to decrease infant mortality and premature birth rate in East Cleveland and Warrensville Heights, Ohio.
Program Management & Design:
-Implemented and managed the development of public health early intervention nutrition program
-Designed computerized epidemiology and communicable disease investigation and tracking program;
-Instituted community health assessments and demographic analysis studies for targeted health programming to meet identified needs and gaps in health promotion program services;
-Managed communicable disease investigation program,
-Promoted the expansion of the Bureau of Children with Medical Handicaps (early intervention program);
-Oversight of school health nursing program; redesigned service delivery model to meet the needs of individual school systems using a delegated health care service delivery model

Director of Nursing & Health Center Services, Department of Public Health, City of Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio:
Oversaw and conducted communicable disease investigations for the City of Cleveland Health Jurisdiction
-Appointed Health Center Director charged with managing multi-agency providers of public health services and program
-Managed the delivery of public health nursing programs to include childhood immunizations at four health center sites and eight mobile sites in Cleveland; sexual disease treatment and control; family planning; pediatric and adult health care services

Associate Professor, Walsh University, North Canton, Ohio

Faculty, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio
 
University Service:
Committee Service: School of Nursing
Chairperson:
Educational Technology & Media Committee
Chairperson:
School of Nursing Graduate Faculty Committee
Member:
Graduate Faculty
Marketing and Public Relations
Graduate APAS
Graduate Curriculum
MPH Faculty

University:
Member: Planning Committee for the Urban Health Concentration program with CSU and NEOUCOM
Member: Valedictorian Selection Committee
Practicum Advisor, MPH Program
Selected to participate in the Cleveland State University Academic Leadership Program, Class of 2010
Faculty Marshal, University Commencements 2009-2010
 
Professional Service:
Certified Peer Reviewer: Quality Matters (quality review program for online education)
 
Community Service:
2008-   SUPERVISOR, DISASTER HEALTH SERVICES, American Red Cross

2005- ACTIVE MEMBER, Red Cross Disaster Health Service Team, deployed for
Hurricane Rita: Texas (DR: 393); October 3 - 24, 2005; Hurricane Ike (2008)

2006- CHAIR, Parks & Recreation Commission, Village of Bratenahl, Ohio
2009

2002    APPOINTED MEMBER, 2002 Medicaid Fee-for-service consumer survey advisory  
        committee, Ohio Department of Job & Family Services

1999-2001 BOARD MEMBER, Health Systems Agency of Northeast Ohio

1999-2000 FACULTY, curriculum design and faculty for the International Nursing Leadership
          Institute, American International Health Alliance, Washington, DC; London,
          England; Louisville KY; St. Petersburg, Russia; Riga, Latvia

1999-2001 PRESIDENT, Greater Cleveland Nurses Association

1998  CHAIR, Conference Planning Committee on Nursing Associations in the Newly
      Independent States (of the Former Soviet Union) and Central and Eastern Europe,
      American International Health Alliance, Riga, Latvia

1998-06 CHAIR, Program Outcome & Evaluation Committee of the Medical Care Advisory
      Committee, Ohio Department of Jobs & Family Services, Columbus, Ohio

1996-07 APPOINTED MEMBER, Ohio Department of Jobs & Family Services Medical Care
        Advisory Committee

1996    CENTRAL & EASTERN EUROPEAN STEERING COMMITTEE MEMBER,  
        (Representing Turcianske Teplice, Martin & Banska Bystrica, Slovak Republic)
        American International Health Alliance, Washington, DC.

1996-98 STEERING COMMITTEE MEMBER, Coalition for Greater Cleveland's Children, Cleveland,
        Ohio

1996-2004 PRESIDENT, Friendly Inn Settlement Board of Governors, Cleveland, Ohio

1995-2002 BOARD OF DIRECTORS, Northern Ohio Cancer Resource Center, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio

1994-06 CHAIR, Cuyahoga County Health Care Joint Advisory Council Quality Improvement
        Subcommittee, Cleveland, Ohio
 
Research Grants:
RESEARCH, PLANNING & EVALUATION
2010: NOHSIC Paths to Advancement for Entry Level Employees; NOHSIC Grant# 001-2008

2008: Community Service Alliance: Strategic Planning Process and Plan: (restructured service delivery model providing transitional housing services and skill development to previously homeless men in Cleveland, Ohio)

2006: Greater Cleveland Health Education & Service Council: Community Strategic Plan
(restructured service delivery model to decrease health disparities with at-risk minority populations through health education and promotion programs in Cleveland, Ohio)

2006: Ryan White Title I Policy & Procedure Manual: Internal Administrative Operations: Department of Health & Human Services, Office of the County Commissioners, Cuyahoga County, Ohio (designed the operational manual governing service delivery, quality assurance, fiscal management, and reporting requirements for five county program in NE Ohio)

2005: Ryan White Title I: Design and implementation of a quality assurance audit of program providers: Department of Health & Human Services, Office of the County Commissioners, Cuyahoga County, Ohio (audit results tied to ongoing funding at the local and federal level)

2004: Cuyahoga County Early Childhood Initiative Strategic Plan (co-authored and designed five year strategic plan that evolved into the Invest in Children (IIC) Program for Cuyahoga County; IIC was designed to coordinate early intervention, Healthy Start, Head Start, and community social service programs to improve health outcomes for children aged zero to five years)

2003-2004: Cuyahoga County Early Childhood Initiative Strategic Planning Project; Community Focus Group Analysis of Early Childhood Needs (conducted community-wide focus groups, analyzed data to assist in designing $11M public-private service delivery model targeting infant and child early intervention initiatives throughout Cuyahoga County, Ohio)

2003: St. Luke's Foundation of Greater Cleveland Strategic Planning Initiative (lead the Board of Directors planning process; analyzed community and Board assessment data that improved and strengthened the targeted funding focus for the foundation; produced final report guiding future funding initiatives)

2003: ParkWorks Community Planning Process: Clevelanders in Motion Project: (designed
and led the community planning process that focused on coordinating health promotion programming agencies to improve access to healthy fresh produce in local urban  supermarkets and promoted increased physical activity for at-risk Clevelanders with healthy weight control issues)