Kevin J. Mitchell, Ph.D., MBA

Assistant Professor
Office: Post Hall 124
Phone: (610) 660-1582
Fax: (610) 660-3359

Dr. Mitchell began his career as a Health Administrator over 25-years ago, and continues to serve patients in various public and private health care settings. His passion for patients and the community has allowed him to succeed, while working with the Montgomery County Health Department, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, Wordsworth, Corizon Health and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. His commitment to higher education began in 2009, where he served as a Professor and Dean of Liberal Arts and Health Sciences. Dr. Mitchell enjoys his career and searches for opportunities to partner with students and various health care organizations.


B.S., Public Health (1996), Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

M.B.A., Health Administration (2001), Eastern University, St. Davids, PA

Ph.D., Public Health, (2014), Walden University, Minneapolis, MN

Professional Experience

2014 – Present: Assistant Professor, Department of Health Services, Saint Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, PA

2012-2014: Dean of Academics, DeVry University, Philadelphia, PA

2009-2014: Visiting Professor, DeVry University, Philadelphia, PA

2007-2009: Health Administrator, Corizon Health Services, Philadelphia, PA

2002-2006: Director of Residential Services, Wordsworth Residential Treatment Center, Ambler, PA

1998-2002: Pharmaceutical Sales Representative, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, Wilmington, DE

1996-1998: Program Manager, Montgomery County Health Department, Norristown, PA

1990-1994: Director of Health and Recreation, St. Mary’s Village for Children & Families, Ambler, PA


Knowledge Related Impact of Interventions Communicated in American Sign Language: Meta-Analysis. ProQuest/UMI (2014).

Grants and Awards

• DeVry University Professor of the Year • National Commission on Correctional Health Care: Achieved 100% Accreditation • Pennsylvania Department of Health Promotion Injury Prevention Grant • AstraZeneca Customer Center Spot Award


Dr. Mitchell is currently conducting research focusing on health administration and health disparities within vulnerable populations.