Rochanda Mitchell, DO

MFM Third Year Fellow

Dr. Mitchell is currently a third-year Maternal-Fetal Medicine (MFM) fellow at the University of Virginia. She received her bachelor’s degree from Fisk University in 2004, where she majored in biology pre-medicine. After completing her undergraduate degree, she obtained a Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition from Case Western Reserve University in 2006. As a clinical dietitian for the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, she utilized her expertise in co-managing patients with renal disease, diabetes, and hypertension for two years. She then went on to complete medical school at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2013. Her desire to serve a medically underserved and disparate population led her to complete an obstetrics and gynecology residency at Howard University Hospital in 2018. Over the years, Dr. Mitchell has utilized her background in clinical nutrition to assist in the management of many metabolic disease process in pregnancy. She has performed various research projects related to food deserts, gestational diabetes, and obesity. Her fellowship thesis project utilizes continuous glucose monitors (CGMs) during pregnancy in high-risk women to evaluate possible glycemic dysregulation/function throughout pregnancy.