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Denise Powell, MD, Pediatrics, San Francisco, CA

DenisePowellMD

Pediatrics San Francisco, CA

Training Physician

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Summary

  • Training physician and journalist
  • Child and teen deaths fall by half, but disability on the rise, global study fin

    As the world's population continues to rise, more children are surviving into adulthood, a new study finds, but rates of disability have increased as well.

    Foodborne disease infections are on the rise. Here are the most common

    A peep into the history of Easter's marshmallow icon

    Chewy Chips Ahoy cookies recalled due to 'unexpected solidified ingredient'

    Mondelēz Global LLC is recalling 13-ounce packages of Chewy Chips Ahoy cookies due to an "unexpected solidified ingredient," the company said.

    The best cities in the US for runners

    SmartAsset released its third annual study, which shows this year's best cities for runners.

    The stress of tax season is real. Here's how to cope

    Prostate cancer diagnoses, deaths decreasing worldwide, study says

    Prostate cancer, one of the deadliest forms of cancer for men in the United States and worldwide, is on the decline, according to new research.

    An hour of activity may keep disability away, new research shows

    Cannabis-related ER visits in Colorado jump threefold after legalization, study

    Health effects of eggs: Where do we stand?

    Here's what recent research shows about the health impact of eggs in our diet and how that research has evolved over the decades.

    Kale joins the ranks of the annual 'Dirty Dozen' pesticide list

    Kale, that popular green of the health conscious, has joined the list of 12 fruits and vegetables with the most pesticide residues.

    Deaths from dementia have more than doubled in US, report says

    Dementia not only affects memory and quality of life, it can be fatal.

    Walking dogs is sending older people to the ER, study says

    Having a pet that requires daily physical activity can be motivation to go for a walk, but unfortunately leash-dependent dog walking increases fracture risk.

    Healthy tips to get the most out of Mardi Gras

    What is multiple sclerosis?

    Multiple sclerosis is a disease that affects the central nervous system and is considered an autoimmune disease.

    Salmonella outbreak tied to raw turkey expands with 63 more illnesses

    Sixty-three more people have been infected with salmonella linked to raw turkey products in an outbreak that began in November 2017.

    Opioid epidemic spilling over onto roads, study says

    New research shows that drivers who are on prescribed opioids are twice as likely to be in deadly two-vehicle crashes.

    Atypical Bacteremia after Memorable Braces: An Unusual Presentation

    Abstract awarded Top 10 for National Abstract Competition at ACP Meeting in New Orleans, 2018

    What to know about the STD that could become the next superbug

    Written by Denise Powell and published on "Good Morning America"

    Medical News Published by Denise Powell on ABC Health News

    Article written by Denise Powell while interning in the ABC News Medical Unit.

Education & Training

  • UCSF
    UCSFResidency, Pediatrics, 2019 - 2022
  • University of Mississippi School of MedicineClass of 2019
  • Loyola University New OrleansBS, Biology, Beta Beta Beta National Biological Honor Society, Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society, Norman Roussell Endowed Scholarship, 2011 - 2015

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Doximity Fellow Doximity
  • Chair of the Young Leadership Council National Medical Fellowship
  • United Health Foundation (UHF)/National Medical Fellowship (NMF) Diverse Medical Scholar UHF/NMF, 2017-2018, 2018-2019
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Publications & Presentations

Journal Articles

  • Drug war or race war? Effects of illegal drug distribution in the African-American community  
    Denise Powell, Hektoen International, A Journal of Medical Humanities, 4/18/2019

Abstracts/Posters

  • Mississippi State Lunatic Asylum Admissions 1855 to 1955: Geographical Representation and Diagnoses
    Jessica Jenkins, Denise Powell, Mississippi Academy of Sciences, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 2/22/2019
  • Atypical Bacteremia after Memorable Braces: An Unusual Presentation
    Denise Powell, Medical Student, Sarah Kerut, MD, Alisha Parker, DO, Christian Weaver, MD, Pradeep Bathina, MD, ACP Internal Medicine Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 4/21/2018

Authored Content

  • How Trainees Can Help Current Resident Applicants, VirtuallyNovember 2020
  • Healing in Place: Linking COVID-19 and Adverse Childhood ExperiencesJune 2020
  • Healing in Place: Linking COVID-19 and Adverse Childhood ExperiencesJune 2020
  • Unmasking the Racial Disparities of COVID-19May 2020
  • Unmasking the Racial Disparities of COVID-19May 2020
  • The Racial Inequity of DrowningNovember 2019
  • The Racial Inequity of DrowningNovember 2019
  • Balancing Pros and Cons: What Is the Best Insurance Plan for America?October 2019
  • Balancing Pros and Cons: What Is the Best Insurance Plan for America?October 2019
  • Contemplating Family and Parenthood as a Young PhysicianOctober 2019
  • Redefining Family While in Medical TrainingOctober 2019
  • Growth in and Out of the Hospital: Exploring Urban Gardening in Health CareSeptember 2019
  • Growth in and Out of the Hospital: Exploring Urban Gardening in Health CareSeptember 2019
  • Why the US Census Matters for Our Patients and Their FamiliesAugust 2019
  • Making Census 2020 Count for Our Nation's YoungestAugust 2019
  • Child and teen deaths fall by half, but disability on the rise, global study findsApril 2019
  • Foodborne disease infections are on the rise. Here are the most commonApril 2019
  • A peep into the history of Easter's marshmallow iconApril 2019
  • Chewy Chips Ahoy cookies recalled due to 'unexpected solidified ingredient'April 2019
  • The best cities in the US for runnersApril 2019
  • The stress of tax season is real. Here's how to copeApril 2019
  • Prostate cancer diagnoses, deaths decreasing worldwide, study saysApril 2019
  • An hour of activity may keep disability away, new research showsApril 2019
  • Health effects of eggs: Where do we stand?March 2019
  • Cannabis-related ER visits in Colorado jump threefold after legalization, study saysMarch 2019
  • Kale joins the ranks of the annual 'Dirty Dozen' pesticide listMarch 2019
  • Deaths from dementia have more than doubled in US, report saysMarch 2019
  • Walking dogs is sending older people to the ER, study saysMarch 2019
  • Healthy tips to get the most out of Mardi GrasFebruary 2019
  • What is multiple sclerosis?February 2019
  • Salmonella outbreak tied to raw turkey expands with 63 more illnessesFebruary 2019
  • Opioid epidemic spilling over onto roads, study saysFebruary 2019
  • Opioid epidemic spilling over onto roads, study saysFebruary 2019
  • The People Medicine NeglectsJuly 2018
  • The People Medicine NeglectsJuly 2018
  • The People Medicine NeglectsJuly 2018
  • Caffeine could protect the heart by helping it make energy, mouse study finds6/21/2018
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Press Mentions

  • How Trainees Can Help Current Resident Applicants, Virtually
    How Trainees Can Help Current Resident Applicants, VirtuallyNovember 2nd, 2020
  • #UMMCGrad19: Powell's Resume Includes CNN, GMA, ABC – and Now, M.D.
    #UMMCGrad19: Powell's Resume Includes CNN, GMA, ABC – and Now, M.D.May 16th, 2019
  • Road to Pediatrics Paved with Spiders, CNN, the Rock
    Road to Pediatrics Paved with Spiders, CNN, the RockApril 22nd, 2019
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Professional Memberships

  • American Medical Association (AMA)
    Community Service Committee
  • Student National Medical Association (SNMA)
    UMMC Chapter: International Affairs Committee, Current Presidential Adviser, Former President, Community Service Coordinator
  • American Medical Student Association (AMSA)
    Member
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
    Journalist
  • National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ)
    Membership, Scholarship Awardee
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society
    Member