Mary Mitsch

Mary Mitsch


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Contact Info:
Campus: McNichols Campus
Phone: 313-993-0411
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Areas of Expertise:
Curriculum development
Population health
Medical anthropology


  • Ph.D., Medical Anthropology, Wayne State University
  • M.S.N., University of Pittsburgh
  • B.S.N., Gannon College


Dr. Mitsch joined the Health Services Administration program at Detroit Mercy in 2019 after many years teaching and leading at other organizations of higher education. She is a nurse anthropologist with extensive expertise and has presented nationally and internationally in her areas of research interests.


    Areas of Research

    • Sudden death events and effects on family and staff in urban trauma centers
    • Autoethnography
    • Improving education with anthropological and culturally sensitive methods