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Charlene Mitchell, MHS, CHES


Infection Prevention Practitioner
St. Luke’s Regional Medical Center


Charlene Mitchell (nee Cariou), MHS, CHES, is an Infection Prevention Practitioner at St. Luke’s Regional Medical Center.  Previously (and during her participation in the R2R Mentorship Program), Charlene was a rural community cancer education coordinator with St. Luke’s Mountain States Tumor Institute (MSTI) in Boise, Idaho. In this role, Charlene helped facilitate cancer education in local communities as well as developing new partnerships with local, state, and regional organizations to better serve rural and other disparate populations. Charlene holds a Bachelor’s degree in Health Science from California State University, Fullerton and a Master’s degree in Health Science from Boise State University.
As a member of the 2011-2012 Research to Reality Mentorship Program, Charlene hoped to gain significant experience developing, implementing and evaluating culturally tailored education and screening programs from both her mentor Hope Krebill as well as the R2R Mentorship cohort.