Jan Mitchell

Professor

Jan Mitchell

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Dental College of Georgia
Department of Restorative Sciences

Bio

Dr. Jan K. Mitchell is a graduate of Emory University School of Dentistry. She completed a two year Comprehensive Dentistry Residency in the US Navy, twice receiving their Award for Clinical Excellence. She served on active duty in the US Navy for 26 years, retiring at the rank of Captain, and served in assignments overseas, on ships, and in teaching programs. She is certified as a Master by the Academy of General Dentistry and is a diplomat of both the Federal Services Board of General Dentistry and the American Board of Operative Dentistry, which she has also served as President.

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Education

  • MED, Higher Education/Higher Educat George Washington University, 1991

  • DDS, Dentistry Emory University, 1979

  • BA, Bio, General Emory University, 1975

Certifications

  • Certified Consultant Trainer in Team-Based Learning Team-Based Learning Collaborative, 2018

  • Academy of Educators Member Georgia Regents University, 2013

  • Certificate, Teaching Scholars Fellowship Georgia Regents University, 2013

  • Certificate, ADEA Leadership Institute American Dental Education Association, 2002

  • Diplomate, Federal Services Board of General Dentistry Federal Services Board of General Dentistry, 1997

  • Certificate, Comprehensive Dentistry Residency Naval Postgraduate Dental School , 1992

  • Certificate of Proficiency in Operative Dentistry Am Brd of Operative Dentistry, 1994

  • DEN Georgia Board of Dentistry, 1979

  • Licensed Dentist Georgia Board of Dentistry, 1979

  • BCOD Am Brd of Operative Dentistry, 1994

Awards & Honors

  • Award for Excellence in Teaching Sholarship in the Health Sciences Education Innovation Institute, Augusta University, 2017

  • Dental College Awardee, Student Learning Objective Honors Dean's Council, 2016

  • Teaching Excellence Award Dental College of Georgia, Augusta University, 2015

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • RSTP 5201

    Diagnosis & Treatment Plan I
  • DXTP 5901

    Diagnosis & Treatment Planning
  • PTSR 5901

    Introduction to Patient Servic
  • RSOP 5212

    Operative Dentistry II
  • BMOM 5202

    Oral Microenvironment & Cariol
  • PTSR 5903

    Patient Services
  • PROS 5901

    Prosthodontics Clinic
  • REST 5901

    Restorative Clinic
  • RSOC 5111

    Dental Anatomy & Occlusion
  • DMAT 5001

    Dental Materials
  • RSOP 5111

    Operative Dentistry I
  • PTSR 5902

    Patient Services
  • PROR 7027

    Res Fix/Remov Seminar
  • PROR 8027

    Res FIXP & Rem Pros Sem II
  • TXPL 5002

    Treatment Planning II
  • TXPL 5001

    Treatment Planning I

Teaching Interests

Operative Dentistry Comprehensive Dentistry Treatment Planning Cariology

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Diagnosis of Pit and Fissure Caries using ICDAS with Three Dimensional Scanned Images, 2018
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Strategies to Avoid Underdiagnosing Pit-and-Fissure Caries, 2018
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Oral Care for Nurse Educators Part 3: Pregnant and Perinatal Patients, 2017
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Caries management with the International Caries Detection and Assessment System II: established pit and fissure lesions. , 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Oral Health Care for Nurse Educator, Part 2: The School Year: 6 Years Old to Young Adult, 2017
    Journal Article, Professional Journal

Research Interests

Team Based Learning Caries Teaching and Learning

College Service

  • Dental College of Georgia 2018 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Student Affairs Committee 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Teaching Excellence Committee 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Student Learning Outcomes Committee 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Continuing Education Committee 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair

University Service

  • Leadership Academy 2015 - Present

    Role: Faculty Mentor

Professional Service

  • American Board of Operative Dentistry 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • American Board of Operative Dentistry 1996 - Present

    Role: Prepare/Grade Certification Exams
  • American Dental Education Association Cariology Section 2019 - 2020

    Role: Officer, Secretary
  • ICNARA- International Conference on Novel AntiCaries and Remineralization therapies 2017 - 2017

    Role: Conference-Related
  • American Board of Operative Dentistry 2015 - 2016

    Role: Committee Chair