- ASSISTANT CLINICAL PROFESSOR Psychiatry
PHD, New York University
Kings County Hospital Center
Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Dr. Margaret C. Sewell is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and the Director of the Outreach, Recruitment and Education Core of the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (ADRC). She is also the Director of the Memory Enhancement Program, a series of memory wellness seminars that targets healthy elders. Dr. Sewell, a clinical neuropsychologist, has extensive experience in neuropsychological evaluation, curriculum development, and training for research cognitive testing. She has developed the standardized certification process for coordinators and trainees in the ADRC, and has assisted in the design of cognitive testing batteries and conducted the training for several grants at Mount Sinai. Dr. Sewell has significant teaching experience and co-directs the college summer internship program in the ADRC. She also has extensive experience lecturing to the lay public, trainees and healthcare professionals regarding dementia diagnosis, treatment and research, as well as developing written, web-based and newsletters materials for wide circulation. Dr. Sewell conducts research in the areas of neuropsychological testing and barriers to research participation. Dr. Sewell received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from New York University (1996) and was Chief Postdoctoral Fellow at Cornell Medical Center where her research concerned treatment adherence and cognitive performance in those with HIV illness. She also maintains a neuropsychological testing and psychotherapy practice.
Mitsis EM, Bender HA, Kostakoglu L, Machac J, Martin J, Woehr J, Sewell MC, Aloysi A, Goldstein MA, Li C, Sano M, Gandy S. A consecutive case series experience with [18 F] florbetapir PET imaging in an urban dementia center: impact on quality of life, decision making, and disposition. Molecular Neurodegeneration 2014; 9(10).
Sewell MC, Luo X, Neugroschl J. Detection of mild cognitive impairment and early stage dementia with an audio-recorded cognitive scale. International Psychogeriatrics 2013; 25(8).
Sano M, Dahlman K, Sewell M, Zhu CW. Caregiving for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders. New York, Springer; pp71-90.
Sewell MC, Vigario A, Sano M. Brocklehurst's Textbook of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology. Philadelphia, Saunders, Elsevier; pp402-410.
Dahlman KL, Sewell M, Mohs RC. Cognition in the geripause. In: Eskin BA, Troen BR, editors. The Geripause: Medical Management During the Late Menopause. New York, Parthenon Publishing Group; 2004.
Dugue M, Neugroschl J, Sewell M, Marin D. Review of Dementia. The Mount Sinai Journal of Medicine 2003; 70(1): 45-53.
Fillit H, Mohs R, Lewis B, Hill J, Sewell M, Mills C, Tsymuk M. A brief telephonic instrument to screen for cognitive impairment in a managed care population. Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management 2003; 10(8): 419-430.
Marin D, Sewell M, Schlechter A. Alzheimer's disease: Accurate and early diagnosis in the primary care setting. Geriatrics 2002; 57(Feb): 36-40.
Sewell MC, Goggin K, Rabkin J, Ferrando SJ, McElhiney MC, Evans S. Anxiety syndromes and symptoms among men with AIDS: A longitudinal controlled study. Psychosomatics 2000; 41(4): 294-300.
Goggin K, Sewell M, Ferrando S, Evans S, Fishman B, Rabkin J. Plans to hasten death among gay men with AIDS: Relationship to psychological adjustment. AIDS Care 2000; 12(2): 125-136.
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Dr. Sewell did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2014 and/or 2015: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.
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