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Patricia (Tia) Powell

Patricia (Tia) Powell, M.D.

Area(s) of expertise: BioethicsEthics of public health disastersBioethics education

Dr. Powell is a bioethicist who specializes in public health disasters, bioethics consultation in the clinical setting and bioethics education. She directs the Montefiore Einstein Center for Bioethics, which coordinates bioethics consultation, education,… Learn more

Einstein in the News

CBS News
Bravery and Hope: 7 Days on the Front Line

Montefiore physicians and healthcare professionals are featured in a documentary covering seven days in April, when they cared for a growing number of patients with COVID-19.

US News & World Report
NYC Building Virus Testing Capacity with More Than 150 Sites

Einstein is providing a crucial element in COVID-19 testing kits—viral transport medium—as part of a New York City initiative to produce 50,000 kits each week. Einstein is currently the only academic institution involved in the project.

Additional coverage of the initiative includes NBC 4 New York, ABC7NewYork, PIX11, AMNewYork, The Staten Island Advance, Patch, Gothamist, WCBS880, The Daily News, and The New York Post.

The Daily News
Keep Your Guard Up (and Mask On)

Mark Fenig, M.D., recounts one of his patient's battles with COVID-19, describes the conditions of the emergency room during New York's surge in April, and reminds readers there still is no lifesaving treatment to this deadly threat. Dr. Fenig is assistant professor of emergency medicine and an emergency medicine physician at Montefiore.


When a Drug Becomes a Child’s Last Hope

Einstein scientist Vern Schramm, Ph.D., never imagined that his basic research into enzymes would intersect with a 2-year-old girl dying from an incurable form of blood cancer. He and that girl (Katie Lambertson, now a teenager) and her parents share their stories.

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