Rebecca Powell, MD, HMDC
Since entering the hospice field, Dr. Rebecca Powell has been an advocate of research and advancement in the areas of palliative care and hospice. Certified as a hospice medical director, Dr. Powell is the founder and current chair of the Casa de la Luz agitation committee, a subspecialty interdisciplinary group that researches and recommends non-pharmacological interventions for treating agitation in patients with dementia. She has lectured on both the national and local scale, including the Annual Assembly of Hospice and Palliative Care, the Desert Southwest Alzheimer’s Association Annual Education Conference and the Casa de la Luz Foundation’s Community End-of-Life Conference. A graduate of UT Southwestern Medical School Dr. Powell is certified in internal medicine and previously served as the medical director of an inpatient hospitalist group in Tucson, AZ.