Assistant Clinical Professor, Associate Director of Clinical Education
Physical Therapy, Movement & Rehabilitation Sciences
Dr. Camille Powell started her career in acute care at Hartford Hospital in Connecticut where she worked on the inpatient units in the hospital but also extended her practice to work in the psychiatric hospital, The Institute of Living. She later joined the physical therapy team at Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital in Springfield, Massachusetts focusing primarily on neurological rehabilitation. Most recently Dr. Powell has practiced on the inpatient units at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Powell’s specialty area is neurological rehabilitation, and she is a board certified neurological clinical specialist with a passion for working with stroke survivors. Dr. Powell obtained her DPT from Springfield College in Massachusetts. Dr. Powell’s commitment and passion for the profession of physical therapy was recognized when she was awarded the 2016 APTA Minority Scholarship for her educational accomplishments and service. She currently serves as mentor for physical therapy students through the APTAMA Mentoring Program and is also the alumni chair for a multicultural mentorship group at Springfield College. Dr. Powell was most recently recognized by the Massachusetts Chapter of the APTA when she was announced as the 1st Centennial Scholar of APTAMA in 2020. Through her work, she is actively delivering information about health and healthcare through an adult learning program in the greater Boston area. Dr. Camille Powell’s research interest’s areas are in health care literacy and how it impacts historically marginalized communities.