Tamara Powell
Assistant Professor Clinical Track
Department of Communication

Mailing Address:
Department of Communication
Campus Box 176
P.O. Box 173364
Denver, CO 80217-3364

Physical Location:
1201 Larimer Street
3rd Floor, Suite 3311
Denver, CO 80204

Summer 2021 Office Hours:
By appointment on Zoom, please email to schedule a meeting.

Expertise Areas: Health and organizational communication; collaboration in healthcare teams; medical education for health equity; patient/family education; community partnerships; experiential and service learning; cultural-historical activity theory; qualitative research methods

PhD, Communication, University of California San Diego, 2013
MA, Communication, University of California San Diego, 2010
BA, Anthropology and Sociology, University of California Los Angeles, 2007

Tamara is a health and organizational communication scholar and helps healthcare teams learn and promote learning in the communities they serve. She is also a lecturer in Communication at University of Colorado Denver and conducts research with the Department of Rehabilitation at Children's Hospital Colorado. Her research and teaching focuses on health and organizational communication, collaboration in healthcare teams, patient/family education, experiential and service learning, qualitative research methods.

Organizational Comm (4240/5240) and Advanced Health Comm (4500)