Sylvia Powell, M.B.A.
Sylvia Powell joined The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine as Assistant Dean of Administration in the Office of the Vice Dean of Education in July 2011. Drawing on more than 35 years of administrative experience in academic medicine, Powell is helping to lead academic growth at ACH JHM. Based in St. Petersburg, she oversees the development and growth of clinical, translational and basic research programs, including the CTRO and a new biorepository. She is also responsible for academic affairs, including faculty development, fellowships, and the new ACH JHM pediatric residency program.
During more than 30 years at the University of Miami School of Medicine, Powell held several administrative roles. She was Vice Chair of Administration for the Department of Neurology and previously served in other positions that focused on academic affairs, research administration, professional services and contracting. Powell holds an M.B.A. from the University of Miami.
From 2008-2011, Powell was Director of Administration for the Children's Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, part of the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California. In this role she was responsible for all research, philanthropic, professional practice and service line operations of the Children's Center, overseeing a $119 million budget.
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