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Anne Mitchell, PhD, CRNP

Anne Mitchell, PhD, CRNP

Contact Dr.  Mitchell

130 South Ninth Street
Edison Building, Suite 744
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 503-7929
(215) 955-5674 fax


PhD, University of Pennsylvania- 2012
MN, University of California Los Angeles- 1990
BSN, The Catholic University of America- 1982


Adult Nurse Practitioner ANCC

University Appointment

Assistant Professor

Research & Clinical Interests

Built Environment and Physical Activity
Age-Friendly Neighborhoods
Older Drivers
Minority Older Adult & Health Promotion Activities 

Professional Organizations

American Geriatric Association
Gerontological Society of America – Convener of the Environmental Gerontology Interest Group 2016
Eastern Nurses Research Society – Planning Committee 2017 Annual Conference
Gerontological Advance Practice Nurses Association
Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society
American Nurses Association


Paper: GIS Mapping: Bridging the Built Environment Perception and Objective Findings of Neighborhood Walkability. Eastern Nursing Research Society 28th Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh,PA, 2016.

Poster:  The influence on crime and traffic on the amount of walking by older African American adults in a northeastern U.S. City. The International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics European Region Congress 8th Annual Conference, Dublin, Ireland, April, 2015.

Paper:  The Association of Public Transit on the Amount of Walking by Older African American Adults in Urban Areas. Eastern Nursing Research Society 27th Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C. April, 2015

Poster:  The Amount of Driving among Older African Americans. 67th Gerontological Society of America Annual Conference, Washington D.C. November, 2014.

Paper:  The Relation between Symptoms and Medical Conditions on the Amount of Self-reported Walking in Older Adults. Eastern Nursing Research Society, 26th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. April, 2014.

Research Grants

“The Seniors Walkability Assessment of Neighborhoods (SWAN): Initial Pilot Study in U.S. Urban Area”, Sponsor: Pennsylvania State System of Education, 2015.
Penn Institute of Urban Health Research Pilot Funds for Older Adults Research, University of Pennsylvania funding for Dissertation study, 2012.