Dr Braxton D. Mitchell, MPH, PhD

Dr. Mitchell is Professor of Medicine and of Epidemiology & Public Health at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.  He is a genetic epidemiologist whose interests span a variety of common complex diseases and traits, where his research focuses on understanding the genetic and environmental contributions to common age-related complex diseases, including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and stroke.  He has worked extensively with the University of Maryland team on the genetics of stroke in young adults, and he has led the analysis committee for the Stroke Genetics Network (SiGN).