Terri Mitchell


  • B.S., Journalism, West Virginia University
  • M.S., Community Health Education, West Virginia University
  • Ph.D., Health Education and Behavior, University of Florida 

Teaching Specialties

  • Sexuality Education
  • Community and School Health
  • Behavioral Health Education
  • Personal and Family Health, Assessment

Professional Affiliations / Organizations

  • American School Health Association
  • Society of Public Health Educators


  • Certificate, Women's Studies and Gender Research, University of Florida

Research Interests

  • Adolescent sexuality and health
  • Women's reproductive health
  • Rural health disparities among youth and women
  • Curriculum development

Selected Publications

  • Mitchell, T. (2013). Elementary Health: Integration is the Key (select chapters). North Carolina Health Education Essential Standards, NC Department of Public Instruction. 
  • Mitchell, T. & Greene, M. (2013). School Health Profiles 2004 - 2008: North Carolina Middle and High School Trend Data Report. The North Carolina Journal of the NCAAHPERD.
  • Burke, S., Vail-Smith, K., White, D., Baker, E., & Mitchell, T. (2010). Getting vaccinated against HPV: Attitudes, intentions, and perceived barriers of female undergraduates. College Student Journal, Vol. 44, p 55 – 63.
  • Becker, C., Glascoff, M., Mitchell, T., Durham, T., & Arnold, W. (2007). Assessing Perceived Health and Associated Health-Promoting Behaviors: An Investigation of Methods Used to Assess Health Status. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p227 – 242.
Title: Associate Professor
Department: RMPE

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-6058

Office address
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