Suzanne Z. Powell, MD
Houston Methodist Hospital System
Dr. Suzanne Powell is a graduate of West Virginia University and completed her pathology residency at the University of Florida, Jacksonville and a Neuropathology Fellowship at the University of Florida, Gainesville. Dr. Powell has been a faculty member in the departments of Pathology at the University of Florida, Jacksonville, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, and is currently a professor of Pathology at Houston Methodist Hospital and Weill Medical College of Cornell University. Dr. Powell has served as the AP/CP Program Director at Baylor College of Medicine and Houston Methodist Hospital for more than 10 years. She has been an active member of the USCAP since entering residency and has been a sustaining member since 1997 and served on the Abstract Review Subcommittee 2011-2014, Resident Advisory Subcommittee 2010-2014 and as an Ambassador 2002-2015. Dr. Powell has also co-chaired the House Staff Specialty Conference for the USCAP Annual Meeting and served multiple times as a speaker for the Neuropathology Evening Specialty Conference for USCAP. She was elected to the USCAP’s Board of Directors in 2015.
Dr. Powell served on the Residency Review Committee for Pathology of the ACGME, and was the Chair of that Committee and Chair of the subcommittees for Molecular Genetic Pathology and a Vice-Chair for Dermatopathology. Dr. Powell served as the Chair of the Hospital-Based Specialties section of the Council of Review Committees (CRC) and in that capacity served on the ACGME Board Committee for Requirements. Dr. Powell is also a past chair of the Program Directors of Pathology (PRODS) section of the Association of Pathology Chairs, and Chair of the Graduate Medical Education Committee of the College of American Pathologists and President-Elect of the American Association of Neuropathologists.