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Senior Research Associate
Christine Mitchell

Departmental Affiliations

Cardiovascular and Clinical Epidemiology

Christine Mitchell, ScM '09, is a multidisciplinary researcher in project and data management and study design of multi-site clinical trials and cohort studies.

Contact Info

2024 E Monument St, 2-507

Research Interests

cochlear implant; childhood development; epidemiology; quality of life; falls; vitamin D; data management; data analysis; aging; hearing loss
Experiences & Accomplishments
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
University of Delaware
My primary research objective is to manage research studies to ensure their successful conduct through regular communications with the principal investigator, the study sites, and the data coordinating center staff and through overseeing quality data collection and cleaning so that I can assist with analyzing data and writing up results for manuscripts.
Select Publications
Below are my most recent publications relating to cochlear implants. Most of these publications are from the Childhood Development after Cochlear Implantation (CDaCI) Study. All of my publications can be seen here:
  • Geers AE, Mitchell CM, Warner-Czyz A, Wang NY, Eisenberg LS, and the CDaCI Investigative Team (2017). Early sign language exposure and cochlear implantation benefits. Pediatrics 140(1):e20163489. PMCID: PMC5495521
  • Barnard JM, Fisher LM, Johnson KC, Eisenberg L, Wang NY, Quittner AL, Carson CM, Niparko JK, and the CDaCI Investigative Team (2015). A prospective, longitudinal study of US children unable to achieve open-set speech recognition five years after cochlear implantation. Otol Neurotol 36(6):985-92. PMCID: PMC4469502
  • Ulanet PG, Carson CM, Mellon NK, Niparko JK, and Ouellette M (2014). Correlation of neurocognitive processing subtypes with language performance in young children with cochlear implants. Cochlear Implants Int 15(4):230-40. PMID: 24840711
  • Meserole RL, Carson CM, Riley AW, Wang NY, Quittner AL, Eisenberg LS, Tobey EA, Francis HW, and Niparko JK (2014). Assessment of health-related quality of life six years after childhood cochlear implantation. Qual Life Res 23(2):719-31. Epub 2013 Aug 23. PMCID: PMC3948324
  • Wang NY, Carson CM, Niparko JK, and the CDaCI Investigative Team (2012). Representativeness in studies of early cochlear implantation. Am Ann Deaf 157(3):249-50. PMCID: PMC3644050
Childhood Development after Cochlear Implantation (CDaCI) Study
Childhood Development after Cochlear Implantation
STURDY (Study To Understand Fall Reduction and Vitamin D in You)