Brittany Powel, MD

Research Fellow

Mentors: Robert Riviello, MD, MPH

Brittany Powell, MD is a general surgery resident at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She is a health services researcher in the field of global surgery, focused on National Surgical, Obstetric, and Anesthesia plans (NSOAPs), and translating these plans into strategic policy and workforce training programs to increase access to surgery in low- and middle-income countries. Her regional area of focus is Rwanda and East Africa. She is currently pursuing a Masters in Public Policy and Masters in Business Administration dual-degree program at the University of Oxford. She is on the Board of Directors of Pivot, a Madagascar-based health systems strengthening nonprofit organization. She received her MD from Stanford University and her BA from Harvard College.