Dr. Mark Mitchell is the principal of Mitchell Environmental Health Associates, a consulting firm on environmental health and environmental justice issues. He chairs the National Medical Association’s Council on Medical Legislation and co-chairs the NMA’s Environmental Health Task Force, where he provides environmental health education to physicians and advocates on behalf of NMA.
A public health physician trained in environmental health and health policy, Dr. Mitchell has spent over twenty years working in the public health sector, including as Director of the Hartford, Connecticut Health Department. Dr. Mitchell wants African-Americans and those who live in urban communities to be aware of the impact of climate change on the health and welfare of their communities.
Get Well Wednesday: Dr. Mark Mitchell Says Climate Change Puts African-Americans At Risk was originally published on blackamericaweb.com