Dr. Stacy Ann Mitchell, coauthor of Livin' Large -- African American Sisters Confront Obesity, is a board-certified physician in internal medicine and an author. In addition to her private practice, Dr. Mitchell is cofounder and partner of MedFocus Marketing Consultants, LLC based in Orange County, California. She is a regular writer and contributor to several health-related magazines and Web sites.
Dr. Mitchell's passion is to empower and educate others to make better choices about their health and the health of their communities. An avid reader and sports fan, she enjoys tennis and running in marathons across the country.
Dr. Mitchell completed her undergraduate education at Howard University in Washington, D.C. She received her M.D. from the UCLA School of Medicine in Los Angeles, California.