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Billy Powell, MD

About Billy

Billy is from Moyock, North Carolina, and achieved his BS in Biology at Duke University. He is one of 20 students in his class selected for the Distinction in Research program. Billy has continued to explore medical education outside of the clinical setting. This is a continuation of one of his passions, as he has also completed research at Duke University and the University of Oxford. Billy is committed to a life of service both locally and globally and was one of 14 students in Duke University who received the prestigious Benjamin N. Duke scholarship. With guidance from the scholarship program, he was able to complete community engagement projects in the Carolinas working alongside the Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Commission as well as one in the United Kingdom working with a fair-trade shop. He enjoys exercising, traveling, reading, and baking.