Mark Powell, MD
Mark has worked with the Marin County Department of Health & Human Services for the past 10 years studying breast cancer in Marin. His research has included mapping breast cancer rates in Marin, investigating the protective effect on breast cancer of developing hypertension in pregnancy, exploring the high breast cancer rates seen in Latinas in Marin, and improving the methods of determining the risk status of individual women. Mark has worked on expanding the utility of saliva for breast cancer research and has supervised the establishment and maintenance of the Biorepository of the Marin Women's Study. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and received his MPH in Environmental Health Sciences from UC Berkeley.