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Image 102220 Edithmitchelldr Edith Mitchell Without Ribbon

We mourn the loss of Dr. Edith Peterson Mitchell, MD, MACP, FCPP. She served as a member of our Board of Directors since 2020, offering a remarkable breadth of experience and achievement in the fields of healthcare, military service, diversity initiatives, and community outreach.

Mitchell was an award-winning oncologist and researcher at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. In addition to her medical achievements, Mitchell was a retired United States Air Force Brigadier General — the first female physician to achieve that rank.

Read more about Dr. Edith Mitchell's life and legacy in the Philadelphia Tribune's obituary.