Dr. Mary Mitchell Earns Promotion at Pacific University

Mary Mitchell, PhD, CCC-SLP, has been promoted from assistant professor to associate professor in the School of Communication Sciences & Disorders in Pacific University’s College of Education.

Dr. Mitchell is a clinical faculty member who works closely with graduate students to prepare them for their speech-language pathology clinical experiences in school-based settings, teaching courses in clinical methods and school-age language and literacy disorders. Mitchell also partners with supervisors and administrators in school districts around our region who serve to support clinical education for Pacific CSD students. 

Her ongoing scholarship involves analyzing the effects of high-quality healthcare simulations student learning as it relates to hearing screenings, professional written communication, and communication with caregivers. Additionally, Mitchell is involved in program development and professional learning with local districts to support SLPs’ use of dynamic assessment and language-based approaches to literacy. 

She was recognized this fall by the Oregon Speech-Language and Hearing Association (OSHA), where she received an Award of Clinicianship. She is the OSHA communications chair, the chair-elect of Pacific’s University Diversity Committee, and previously served as chair of Pacific’s University Finance Committee. She also serves as a faculty advisor for Pacific’s chapter of the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association, the Forest Grove Game Club, and as a faculty representative for the Pacific Women’s Rowing Team.

Monday, March 18, 2024