Dr. J. Jean Mitchell
I am a Professor of Anatomy and
Physiology in the
My Doctorate of Neuroscience is from the University
of Florida’s College of Medicine.
My B.S. is in Zoology, also from the University of
Florida (Go Gators!).
My neuroscientific research interests include the
effects of aging on central nervous system function
(Alzheimer Disease), the effects of alcohol on nervous
system development (Fetal Alcohol Syndrome) as well as
studying the complex processes associated with learning and
Prior to teaching at NWFSC, I was a neuroscience researcher and
neuroanatomy instructor at the University of Florida’s
McKnight Brain Institute, College of Medicine, and College of Veterinary Medicine Physiological Sciences Department.
“My own resident green tree frog (Hyla
cinerea) welcomes you to my