Associate Director, Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis Program

Kate Elizabeth Powers, DO, is a pediatrician who specializes in pulmonology at Hasbro Children’s Hospital. She serves as the associate director of the Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis Program.

She is an active participant with the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Food Insecurity National Subcommittee and serves as a board member to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Rhode Island Chapter. 

Dr. Powers’ research interests include cystic fibrosis, physical activity, chronic lung disease, and early detection of lung disease.

During her fellowship at Johns Hopkins University, she developed and piloted an outpatient fitness program called "Do More, B’More, Live Fit," which evaluated how to optimize the habit of exercise in adolescents and young adults who have cystic fibrosis. She is involved in ongoing clinical research studies with the Community Asthma Research Program and the IDeA States Pediatric Clinical Trials Network as part of the Environmental Influences on Childhood Health Outcomes (ECHO) Program. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Thoracic Society. 


Pediatric Pulmonary

Areas of Expertise

Cystic Fibrosis
Lung Disease

Hospital Affiliations


Medical School:New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, Biddeford, ME
Residency:Maine Medical Center
Fellowship:Johns Hopkins Hospital