Dr. Richard Powers, who is currently serving as the Palm Drive Hospital Chief of Staff, has been an advocate for our hospital and the health of our community for many years. The Palm Drive Health Care Foundation unanimously voted to honor Dr. Powers as its first-ever recipient for the Heroes in Health Care & Wellness award in 2010. Dr. Powers has been a faithful family doctor in the Palm Drive community for over 35 years and has selflessly given of his time and energy to his patients and to the hospital.