Angela R. Powell, MPH, CPH, is the Director of the Office of Health Center Program Monitoring (OHCPM) in the Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC), part of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). OHCPM leads the bureau's oversight, stewardship and program integrity efforts by supporting health centers in providing quality, outcome-driven services while complying with program requirements. Ms. Powell oversees program monitoring and assistance activities for the 1,400 Federally Qualified Health Centers, with a grant portfolio of more than $5 billion. Prior to her current position, Powell was the Director of HRSA’s Region 8 Office in Denver, Colorado covering Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah and Wyoming.
Previously at HRSA, Powell managed programs in the HIV/AIDS Bureau that delivered HIV education and training for health care providers through the AIDS Education and Training Centers program and coordinated technical assistance for the Ryan White HIV program. She also served a detail at the White House Office of National AIDS Policy. Before entering federal service, Powell was the Director of AIDS Support Services at the Whitman-Walker Health Clinic in Washington, D.C. She volunteers as a patient advocate for HIV/AIDS and breast cancer patients.
Powell earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in life sciences and Master of Public Health degree in health administration from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Powell received the Certified in Public Health credential by the National Board of Public Health Examiners.