Bright Smiles, Brighter Futures

Bringing Toothbrushing to the Classroom to Create a Culture of Oral Health in Eastern Kentucky



"The Rhinemaiden

 A shortness of breath and a taste of ash"

by Razmig Bedirian


"Wales Short Stories"

by Amir Ahmadi Arian


Alibi of Autonomy

by Cheon Pyo Lee

"while whales keep swimming north"

by Etel Adnan


"Synonyms for Cruelty"

by Marcelo Hernandez Castillo

in Washington Square Review

Issue 41, Spring 2018

Rooted in Our Communities

The University of Kentucky in Appalachia

founding editor [  2014 - discontinued ] 

Adapted Clinical Guidelines: Treatment Recommendations for Homeless Patients with Chlamydial or Gonococcal Infections

2013 Updates

National Healthcare for the Homeless Council

My Life and Family History

a self-published memoir by Gloria Calhoun [ 2012 ] 


Orthopaedia, Vanderbilt University Department of Orthopaedics Newsletter, copywriter, 2015 - present


Reams C, Powell, M, and Edwards, R. (2014) "State Synergies and Disease Surveillance: Creating an Electronic Health Data Communication Model for Cancer Reporting and Comparative Effectiveness Research in Kentucky," eGEMs (Generating Evidence & Methods to improve patient outcomes): Vol. 2: Iss. 2, Article 4. 


Powell, M. National Health Service Corps and Health Care for the Homeless Grantees: A Toolkit for Navigating Logistics and Opportunities. National Health Care for the Homeless Council, Inc. (July, 2013.)


Moore DC, Yoneda Z, Powell M, Howard DL, Archer K, Ehrenfeld J, Obremskey W, Sethi, M. Gunshot victims at a Major Level 1 Trauma Center: a study of 343,866 ED visits. Journal of Emergency Medicine. March 2013; 44(3): 858-91


Ajayi A, Powell M, Obremskey W, Jahangir A, Sethi MK. Osteoporosis: The Orthopaedic Health Policy Perspective. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Now. January 2012.


McClure J, Armstrong T, Sethi MK, Mencio G, Obremskey O, Powell M, Jahangir A. The Battle Against Childhood Obesity. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Now. December 2011.


Issar N, Jahangir A, Powell M, Obremskey W, Sethi M. Homelessness and Orthopaedics: What You Need To Know.

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Now. November 2011.