EmpowerMe Wellness Names Dr. Jody Mitchell as Chief Medical Officer

by Jeff Shaw

ST. LOUIS — EmpowerMe Wellness, an integrated healthcare provider serving more than 450 senior living communities nationwide, has named Dr. Jody Mitchell as chief medical officer.

Based at EmpowerMe’s headquarters in St. Louis, Mitchell will oversee and manage clinical practices, focus on staff development for field clinicians, and utilize the most current research and practices to provide better outcomes for residents of senior living communities nationwide.

Mitchell has been with Owensboro Health in Owensboro, Kentucky, since 2012, most recently as medical director of outpatient services and medical director of athletic training services. He has also served as Owensboro Health’s medical director of Healthpark, Kentucky’s only facility certified by the national Medical Fitness Association.

In addition to earning a medical degree with a clinical focus on primary care in 2011 from the University of Kentucky, Mitchell is currently pursuing an MBA from Western Kentucky University. He completed his family medicine residency and a sports medicine fellowship from the University of Kentucky in 2015 and 2016, respectively, and received the Resident Teacher of the Year Award in 2014 and 2015.

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