Upcoming special events to highlight dementia and ethics with Tia Powell, M.D.

November 13, 2019  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

The Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Center is pleased to welcome special guest Tia Powell, M.D., to Ann Arbor next week.

Powell is director of the Montefiore Einstein Center for Bioethics and of the Einstein Cardozo Master of Science in Bioethics program. She is professor of epidemiology, Division of Bioethics, and Psychiatry.

She has bioethics expertise in public policy, dementia, consultation, end of life care, decision-making capacity, bioethics education and the ethics of public health disasters. She served four years as executive director of the New York State Task Force on Life and the Law, which functions as New York State’s bioethics commission.

She has worked with the Institute of Medicine on many projects related to public health and ethics, and most recently served on the 2017 report on community approaches to address health inequities. She is a board certified psychiatrist and Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine, the American Psychiatric Association and The Hastings Center.

All Michgan Medicine employees are invited to two special events featuring Powell:

  • Neurology Grand Rounds: “Dementia Reimagined”
    • When: 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 20
    • Where: Danto Auditorium, Frankel Cardiovascular Center
  • Community book reading: “Dementia Reimagined”
    • When: 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 20