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Women in Control: Virtual World Diabetes Self Management April 17th

University of Connecticut
University of Connecticut

Suzanne E. Mitchell, MD, MS, family physician and associate professor at Boston University’s School of Medicine will speak about “Women in Control: Virtual World Diabetes Self Management” at the CHIP Center Thursday, April 17, 2014, 12:30 - 1:30pm.

Mitchell obtained her medical degree from Wake Forest University School of Medicine and Masters of Science in Clinical Research from UCLA. She then completed family medicine residency training at the White Memorial Medical Center Family Medicine Residency program in Los Angeles CA where she continued her work and research in cross cultural communication and cultural competency until 2006. It was then that she relocated to Boston, MA and completed the Boston University academic fellowship and is currently a federally funded clinical researcher studying the impact of patient-doctor communication on health disparities, health service utilization, end of life experiences and shared decision making behavior.

Dr. Mitchell also has a special interest in the use of novel health technology to support patient engagement and enhance patient safety and shared decision making, with peer reviewed papers on the use of virtual reality and artificial intelligence agents for medical professional and patient education.

Her lecture will take place in Video Conference Room 204 on the second floor of the Ryan Building at 2006 Hillside Road at the University of Connecticut in Storrs.You can view this talk streamed live during or after the lecture at Live webcast viewers may submit questions in real time; simple instructions are posted at

As usual, lunch will be provided for those who RSVP with their selection by Monday, April 14th, at 11am sharp. To RSVP, simply reply to this email (or send an email to and indicate their choice from the following options: 1) Fig Fête (goat cheese, fig jam, and thinly-sliced prosciutto on sour dough baguette); 2) Le Parisien (roasted seasonal vegetables, sweet peppadew peppers, and feta cheese on 3-cheese baguette with a white bean and garlic puree); 3) La Tour Eiffel (piled-high roast beef, smeared horseradish crèmé, thinly-sliced red onion, tomato, and Swiss cheese on marble rye baguette); or 4) l’américain (grilled chicken breast, avocado, bacon, tomato, Swiss cheese, and herb aioli on a jalapeno cheese baguette)

Sandwiches are made as described and cannot be adjusted. However, gluten-free bread is available.

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