The National Palliative Care Research Center

Curing suffering through palliative care research.


Susan L. Mitchell MD, MPH

Harvard Medical School
Susan L. Mitchell, MD, MPH, a geriatrician and health services researcher, is a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and senior scientist at Hebrew SeniorLife Institute for Aging Research in Boston. She graduated from the University of Ottawa Medical School, and has a MPH from Harvard. Her research focuses on decision-making, outcomes, and resource utilization in advanced dementia. She has been the principal investigator on several NIH-funded grants that aim to improve the end of life experience for patients with advanced dementia and their families.