Evi B. Makovsky, MSW ’78

Denver social worker and attorney Evi B. Makovsky (MSW ’78), MA, JD, has taken community service to a whole new level. Having served five years as Assistant Colorado Attorney General and six years as Denver’s Senior City Attorney in employment, Makovsky is also an adjunct professor at GSSW and at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in health care and ethics. At National Jewish Hospital, she writes medical ethics policies, and she co-chairs the Ethics Board. Her other board memberships include the Denver Campus for Jewish Education, the Allied Jewish Federation, Metropolitan State College of Denver, the Women’s Bean Project and the Denver Health Foundation, which honored her with its 2008 Leadership Award. Makovsky has been a member of the Center for Bioethics and Humanities Advisory Board since 2003, and she chaired the Advisory Board from 2006 to 2008. Mokovsky also founded CHAI, a community response to domestic abuse, that is now a part of Jewish Family Service in Denver. CHAI provides confidential counseling, advocacy, information and referrals.