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Education:

  • Undergraduate
    Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ)
  • Medical School
    University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine (Vermillion, SD)
  • Residency
    Internal Medicine: University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN)
  • Internship
    Internal Medicine: University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN)
  • Fellowship
    Hematology and Oncology: University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN)
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Internal Medicine:
    Internal Medicine
Head and Neck Cancer
Lung Cancer
Melanoma
Investigational Cancer Therapies

Dr. Powell's philosophy of care is based on translating research into clinical practice with the goal of improving treatment options for patients.

Dr. Powell in an active investigator on numerous clinical trials investigating novel anticancer therapies, including immunotherapy and precision oncology treatments. He also runs a translational research lab that explores novel immunotherapy treatments and targets in head and neck cancer. For more information about his research, visit: http://www.sanfordresearch.org/Faculty/PrimaryFaculty/PowellLab/index.cfm.

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Dr. Powell was born and raised in Vermillion, SD. After receiving an undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering at Arizona State University, he returned to the University of South Dakota for his medical training. Following this, he went to the University of Minnesota to complete his Internal Medicine residency and spent an additional year as a Chief Resident, focusing on medical education. Dr. Powell then pursued fellowship training in Hematology and Oncology at the University of Minnesota. Since his undergraduate training, he has devoted much of his time to cancer research aimed at developing novel therapies and biomarkers to improve cancer treatment.

Dr. Powell is married and has three children. In his spare time, he enjoys cooking, spending time outdoors, and zymology.
Institute for Clinical Immuno-Oncology (ICLIO) Innovator Award, Sanford Friend of Nursing Award - 2015, Best Abstract Award-AVAHO 2012 Annual Meeting, ASCO Trainee Travel Award (2011), Chief Resident in Internal Medicine, University of Minnesota
Primary Practice Location

Sanford Cancer Center

1309 W 17th Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57104

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Phone

(605) 328-8000
(800) 843-2638

Fax

(605) 328-8001

Additional Practice Locations

Sanford Hematology Oncology

1309 W 17th Street
Suite 101
Sioux Falls, SD 57104

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Phone

(605) 328-8000

Fax

(605) 328-8001