Khadijah A. Mitchell
Khadijah A. Mitchell, Ph.D., is Assistant Professor of Biology and Peter C.S. d'Aubermont, M.D. Scholar of Health and Life Sciences at Lafayette College. As a teacher scholar, Dr. Mitchell advocates for education and health equity. She has taught undergraduate and graduate STEM and public health courses at a range of institutions, from selective liberal arts colleges to doctoral research universities. She integrates research findings from her laboratory into each class, and take ideas generated in the classroom back to the laboratory. Her teaching scholarship centers on creating spaces for students from all backgrounds to participate in the biomedical enterprise. Dr. Mitchell’s award-winning research and leadership in governmental service addresses the causes and consequences of cancer and COVID-19 health disparities in underrepresented populations.