Professor Mack C. Mitchell, Jr., M.D.Board of Directors
Professor Mack C. Mitchell, Jr., M.D.
President of ABMRF/The Foundation for Alcohol Research. Dr Mitchell is chairman of the Department of Gastroenterology, The Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, 2004-Present; chairman of the Department of Internal Medicine at Carolinas Medical Center and clinical professor of medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1996-2003; chairman of the Department of Medicine at Greater Baltimore Medical Center, 1991-96; associate professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University, 1989-96. Dr Mitchell served his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and completed a fellowship in liver disease and clinical pharmacology at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He is the author of numerous research papers and textbook chapters on alcohol and hepatic drug metabolism. Dr Mitchell serves on the National Advisory Council on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism for the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse And Alcoholism (NIAAA) of the National Institutes of Health. He served on the search committee to identify a new director for NIAAA and has served on biomedical study sections for the NIAAA and Veterans Affairs Merit Review Board on Alcohol and Clinical Pharmacology and served on editorial boards of several scientific journals, including Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research and Hepatology. He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and American College of Gastroenterology and a member of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, the American Federation for Clinical Research, the International Association for Study of the Liver, and the Research Society on Alcoholism.
He was one of the first members of the ERAB Board of Directors, joining in 2004. He resigned in 2015.