Janie Canty-Mitchell Ph.D, R.N., 2009 Cohort
Professor and Associate Dean for Research and Community Partnerships at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, School of Nursing. Prior to this appointment, Dr. Canty-Mitchell held academic and clinical positions that included experiences in psychiatric/mental health nursing, public health nursing supervision and administration, program development, project management, university-community partnerships, teaching, and research. In her current position, she provides leadership in the overall development, facilitation, and coordination of activities to promote research and scholarship, community partnerships, and grants development/management. Dr. Canty-Mitchell also currently serves as the Project Director of a Nursing and Health Academy, funded by the North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation, designed to encourage middle and high school students from minority and underserved backgrounds for careers in nursing and the health sciences. Her research and scholarly activities have focused on children's quality of life and mental health, adolescent risky behaviors, health disparities, and environmental stressors on children's health and well-being. Dr. Canty-Mitchell has presented 55 posters or podium speeches at local, regional, national, and international conferences and has 20 print publications in peer-reviewed journals or books. Nationally, she was appointed a charter member and nurse consultant on the Children and Family Study Section, Center for Scientific Review from 2004 to 2008.