Suzanne Z. Powell, M.D.
B.M.E. Drake University, Des Moines, IA
Pathology Residency, University of Florida, Jacksonville, FL (Chief Resident)
In addition to an associate professorship in Pathology & Lab Medicine with Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Dr. Suzanne Powell directs the Pathology residency program at The Methodist Hospital. Her previous teaching experience has included assistant professorships at the University of Florida and Baylor College of Medicine, where she received the Outstanding Resident Teaching Award in Anatomic Pathology. Active in pathology research, Dr. Powell is the Co-Director of the TMH/M.D. Anderson Neuropathology Fellowship Program and the Methodist Hospital Site Director for the Baylor College of Medicine Neuropathology Fellowship Program. She is a member of PRODS Council and the Residency Review Committee for Pathology of the ACGME, and a recently appointed member of the Neuropathology Resource Committee of the College of American Pathologists.
Dr. Powell´s area of expertise is Neuropathology. Her research interests are clinically based, focused in the area of dementia and neurodegenerative disease, and she serves as the diagnostic neuropathologist for the Baylor College of Medicine Alzheimer´s Disease Center.
Mitchell BD, Fox BD, Viswanathan A, Mitchell AH, Powell SZ, Cech DA. Ewing sarcoma mimicking a peripheral nerve sheath tumor. J Clin Neurosci. 2010 Jun 29. [Epub ahead of print]
Rivera AL, Takei H, Zhai J, Shen SS, Ro JY, Powell SZ. Useful immunohistochemical markers in differentiating hemangioblastoma versus metastatic renal cell carcinoma. Neuropathology. 2010 Mar 30. [Epub ahead of print]
Takei H, Powell SZ. Novel immunohistochemical markers in the diagnosis of non-glial tumors of nervous system. Adv Anat Pathol. 2010 Mar;17(2):150-3. Review.
DiLorenzo DJ, Jankovic J, Simpson RK, Takei H, Powell SZ. Long-term deep brain stimulation for essential tremor: 12-year clinicopathologic follow-up. Mov Disord. 2010 Jan 30;25(2):232-8.
Takei H, Adesina AM, Mehta V, Powell SZ, Langford LA. Atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor of the pineal region in an adult. J Neurosurg. 2010 Aug;113(2):374-9.
Raparia K, Powell SZ, Cernoch P, Takei H. Cerebral mycosis: 7-year retrospective series in a tertiary center. Neuropathology. 2010 Jun;30(3):218-23.
Guthikonda B, Rouah E, Krishnan B, Powell SZ, Goodman JC, Gopinath SP, Simpson RK. Whipple disease of the central nervous system: an unusual occurrence in association with acquired immune deficiency syndrome. J Neurosurg. 2010 May;112(5):983-9.
Chamberlain WA, Cohen ML, Gyure KA, Kleinschmidt-DeMasters BK, Perry A, Powell SZ, Qian J, Staugaitis SM, Prayson RA. Interobserver and intraobserver reproducibility in focal cortical dysplasia (malformations of cortical development). Epilepsia. 2009 Dec;50(12):2593-8.
Talbert ML, Ashwood ER, Brownlee NA, Clark JR, Horowitz RE, Lepoff RB, Neumann A, Otis CN, Powell SZ, Sodeman TM; College of American Pathologists; Association of Pathology Chairs. Resident preparation for practice: a white paper from the College of American Pathologists and Association of Pathology Chairs. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2009 Jul;133(7):1139-47.
Takei H, Powell SZ. Rosenthal fiber-rich glioblastoma: a case report. Clin Neuropathol. 2009 May-Jun;28(3):168-72.