Mitchell Research Lab

Mitchell Lab research.

The research interests of the Mitchell Lab are focused on:

  • Health disparities
  • Sickle cell disease
  • Obesity
  • Community-based research
  • School-based mental health
  • Early childhood health and social / emotional functioning
  • Program evaluation
  • Qualitative research methods
  • Using technology in psychological interventions and program evaluation
  • Public policy

Monica Mitchell, PhD, has worked on research projects that include:

  • A supplement grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) − National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) to examine family variables related to nutritional intake and mealtime behavior problems.
  • A grant to examine nutritional status and depression in children with sickle cell disease. This study was part of a five-year K01 career development grant from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) that involves assessing growth, development and behavioral functioning in children with sickle cell disease. 


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Phone: 513-636-3375
Fax: 513-636-7400


INNOVATIONS is a program that consults with schools and other nonprofit community agencies to conduct program evaluations and identify behavioral health resources for underserved children and families. Learn more about innovations

Educational Opportunities

High school and undergraduate students can gain applied, translational and health services research experience on community and pediatric research projects.


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Community Engagement

Learn more about our goals to improve relationships between researchers and the community, engage physicians in research and translation of evidence-based practice,  train researchers  and educate the community. Learn more about Community Outreach