Torke, Alexia

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Assistant Professor of Medicine

Health Information and Translational Sciences, Room 2000
410 W. 10th St.
Indianapolis , IN , 46202-3002

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Additional Titles:
Center Scientist, Indiana University Center for Aging Research
Investigator, Regenstrief Institute, Inc.
Associate Director, Fairbanks Fellowship in Clinical Ethics
Education and Training:
Fellowship, Medical Ethics and General Internal Medicine, MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics and Department of Medicine  – University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
M.S. for Clinical Professionals, Department of Health Studies  – University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Primary Care Internal Medicine Resident  – Emory University Department of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
M.D.  – Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
B.A. Psychology  – Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota
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Dr. Torke is interested in the ethical and communication aspects of medical decision making. She conducts research on patients’ preferences for end-of-life care and currently focuses on surrogate decision making, or making major medical decisions for patients with dementia, delirium or other conditions that impair cognitive function.