Ann Mitchell M.P.H.
President & CEO
Ann Mitchell has been in hospice management since 1981 when she lobbied for passage of the Medicare Hospice Benefit. Prior to coming to Montgomery Hospice in 1998, she worked for non-profit hospices in Massachusetts and South Carolina.
Ann also is a Board Director of the Hospice Alliance, a collaboration of regional hospices that works, through Alliance Kids, to enhance quality pediatric hospice service. In addition, she has been elected by her peers to the Board of Directors of the Hospice and Palliative Care Network of Maryland every year since 1999. Ann is the Vice President of the Retirement Services Board of Directors of Maplewood Park Place, a continuing care retirement community located in Bethesda.
Ann majored in economics at Smith College, and in 1981 earned her Masters in Public Health from Yale University’s School of Public Health. She also took courses at the Yale School of Management to satisfy the requirements for her concentration in hospital administration. In the mid-1990's Ann was the principal investigator of a study, published as a letter in JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association), on the economics of hospice care.
Ann is a member of the Leadership Montgomery Class of 2015 and a trustee of Smith College.