M.B.B.S., University of Calcutta
Ph.D., Texas Women's University
Dr. Mitra received her M.D. from the R.G. Kar Medical College and Hospital (University of Calcutta), India. She received her PhD from Texas Woman’s University (TWU), Denton, Texas, where her area of research was designing smart nanostructures for manipulation of cell signaling pathways that leads to neural circuit reconstruction, and single cell imaging to evaluate the efficacy of the treatment approach following central nervous system injury. She continued her research in the field of Nano-Bioengineering and taught several courses to preprofessional and graduate students at Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, Mo. She has authored or co-authored 11 peer-reviewed articles; is the lead inventor of two United States patents involving the implementation of novel therapeutic approaches using micro- or nano-devices. Mitra is the recipient of several institutional and national level scholarships. She started teaching Anatomy and Physiology in 2005 at TWU. She joined Cleveland University-Kansas City in May 2019 and currently serves as assistant professor of anatomy. Her outside interests include promoting natural living and formulating organic personal care products.