Ms. Powell is a native of Raleigh, NC. She received her B.S. degree in health education and M.Ed. degree in counseling at University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She obtained her medical education as a physician assistant at Duke University. Training as a physician assistant encompasses all of the major specialties of medicine and primary care. Her work experience includes women’s health, public health, primary care, and emergency medicine. She maintains national certification in her field and is a certified Robotic Surgical Assistant.
Ms. Powell is Past President of the North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants.