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Ellen Sullivan Mitchell

Ellen Sullivan Mitchell, American nursing educator, women's health researcher. Registered Nurse, Washington; advanced Registered Nurse practitioner, Washington. Recipient Distinguished Teacher award University Washington School Nursing, 1993; United States Public Health Service grantee, 1963, nurse trainee, 1966-1967; National Research Service predoctoral fellow, 1983-1986; grantee in field, since 1983.

Background

  • Mitchell, Ellen Sullivan was born on October 13, 1935 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Raymond Charles and Mary Ellen (Ford) Sullivan.

  • Education

    • Diploma, Johns Hopkins Hospital School Nursing, Baltimore, 1957. Bachelor of science in nursing, Hood College, 1960. Master in Nursing, University Florida, 1967.

      Certified family nurse practitioner, University Washington, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Science, University Washington, 1986.

    Career

    • Staff surgical nurse, head medical nurse, Prince Georges General Hospital, Cheverly, Maryland., 1958;instructor medical/surgical nursing, Frederick (Maryland.) Memorial Hospital School Nursing, 1960-1964;instructor surgical nursing and leadership, Johns Hopkins Hospital School Nursing, 1964-1966;instructor medical/surgical nursing, College Nursing, U. Florida, Gainesville, 1967-1969;instructor, College Nursing, U. Kentucky, Lexington, 1969-1970;project director, medical nurse clinician, U. Kentucky medical Center, Lexington, 1970-1971;assistant professor department medical/surgical nursing, School Nursing, Case Western Reserve U., Cleveland, 1972-1973;co-founder, nurse educator, Breast Health Clinic, Seattle, 1974-1976;instructor department community health care systems School Nursing, U. Washington, Seattle, 1974;assistant professor School Nursing, U. Washington, Seattle, 1977-1981;research assistant School Nursing, U. Washington, Seattle, 1981-1986;postdoctoral research associate School Nursing, U. Washington, Seattle, 1986-1987;research assistant professor School Nursing, U. Washington, Seattle, 1987-1993;research associate professor School Nursing, U. Washington, Seattle, 1993-1995;associate professor School Nursing, U. Washington, Seattle, since 1995;co-founder, co-owner, Primary Health Care Associations, Seattle, since 1977. Coordinator Women's Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Program, U. Washington Sch.Nursing, Seattle, since 1994.

    Membership

    Volunteer Crisis Clinic, Seattle, 1974-1975. Nurse practitioner volunteer Aradia Women's Health Clinic, Seattle, 1975-1976. Member American Nurses Association (certified Family Nurse Practitioner), Washington Nurses Association, King County Nurses Association, Society for Menstrual Cycle Research, Phi Kappa Phi, Beta Beta Beta.

    Connections

    • Married Frank Kenneth Mitchell, December 30, 1967. 1 child, Kathleen Elaine.
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