Clinical Advisory Board

Tena Alonzo, Director of Education and Research, Beatitudes Campus in Phoenix Arizona

Tena has 35 years of experience as a long-term care provider and researcher addressing evidence-based practices in dementia care, specifically practices that emphasize person-centered care approaches. Her work has been published in 30 scholarly journals and articles including The Gerontologist, Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing, American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias, Annals of Long-Term Care and Generations. Her work has also been published in the book, Palliative Care for Advanced Alzheimer’s and Dementia: Guidelines and Standards for Evidence-Based Care, Ms. Alonzo’s work has also been featured in national media, including The New York Times, Boston Globe, Global Mail and New Yorker Magazine, as well as the Public Broadcasting System and British Broadcasting Corporation.