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Lorraine Powell, MD

By swpedi on May 17, 2016 in Doctors with No Comments

Lorraine Powell, MD

Dr. Lorraine “Lorri” Powell has been a board certified pediatrician since 2012. She was born in Buffalo, New York but grew up in Houston.  Dr. Powell earned her undergraduate degree from The Colorado College in Colorado Springs, Colorado in 2004, graduating with distinction with a degree in Biology and Studio Art.  She earned her MD from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and completed residency at Dell Children’s Hospital in Austin.  After residency, she worked Austin Diagnostic Clinic as an outpatient pediatrician before joining Southwest Pediatrics in 2015.

Dr. Powell also has a passion for global health care and has traveled throughout most of Central and South America working in clinics and orphanages. In 2004, Dr. Powell was awarded the Scheffler grant which funded a year in rural India working with health care providers to assist with vaccines, clean water supplies and general health care needs. She has also been an advocate for children’s health and well-being for many years, sitting on the board of the non-profit Susie Bean Gives and participating in many outreach and fundraising programs such as The St. Baldrick’s Foundation and Austin Liberty Swings.

When Dr. Powell is not practicing medicine, she enjoys spending time as an amateur artist, listening to live music and exploring the outdoors with her husband TJ, their baby girl Parker (born December, 2014), and two dogs Samson and Zulu.

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