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Lunch seminar: "Working in Bioethics" - Tia Powell, MD

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Dr. Powell is Director of the Montefiore-Einstein Center for Bioethics and the Master of Science in Bioethics. She is a Professor of Clinical Epidemiology and Clinical Psychiatry at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She has bioethics expertise in public policy, consultation, end of life care, the evaluation of 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 co-chaired a New York State 2007 workgroup that devised ethical and clinical guidance for allocating ventilators in an influenza pandemic. She has worked with the Institute of Medicine on several projects related to public health disasters. Most recently she co-chaired the IOM report on appropriate positioning of antibiotics in case of mass anthrax attack. Dr. Powell graduated with honors from Harvard-Radcliffe College and Yale Medical School, and completed her internship, psychiatric residency and Consultation-Liaison fellowship at Columbia.  She is a board certified psychiatrist and Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine and the American Psychiatric Association. (****RSVP REQUIRED****)

Location: 015 Robertson Hall

Date/Time: 03/29/12 at 12:15 pm - 03/29/12 at 1:00 pm

Category: Seminar

Department: Woodrow Wilson School - Center for Health and Wellbeing