Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Bowen has been a certified family nurse practitioner since 2000. Her patient population has been predominantly African Americans with obesity-related chronic illnesses, such as hypertension, diabetes, arthritis, and heart disease. She has personally witnessed the struggles people with limited resources face as it relates to adopting healthier lifestyle behaviors. Because of her research interest and clinical nursing experience, she is cognizant that reducing obesity health disparities among African Americans will require a multifaceted approach.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2019 Influence of Diabetes-Related Support on Aerobic Activity Among Older African Americans With Type 2 DiabetesInternational Journal of Aging and Human Development.  89:279-293. 2019
    2019 Visual Performance and Occupational Safety Among Aging WorkersWorkplace Health and Safety.  67:506-511. 2019
    2019 Improving outcomes in patients with prediabetes through a lifestyle modification program.Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners2019
    2019 Understanding the Dietary Habits of Black Men With DiabetesJournal for Nurse Practitioners.  15:365-369. 2019
    2019 Texting Older Sisters to Step: The TOSS StudyWestern Journal of Nursing Research.  41:388-408. 2019
    2019 Exercise is Medicine as a Vital Sign: Challenges and Opportunities.Translational Journal of the American College of Sports Medicine.  4:1-7. 2019
    2018 Understanding health policy to improve primary care management of obesityNurse Practitioner.  43:46-52. 2018
    2017 Associations of Biobehavioral Factors and Self-Rated Health in Black Men: NHANES 2009- 2010The 21st International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics World Congress2017
    2017 Theory of Planned Behavior: Social Support and Diabetes Self-ManagementJournal for Nurse Practitioners.  13:265-270. 2017
    2017 Depression and physical functioning among older Americans with diabesity: NHANES 2009–2010Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.  29:70-76. 2017
    2016 Theory of planned behavior: Social support and diabetes self-managementJournal of Nurse Practitioner2016
    2016 Research Project Seeks to Find Ways to Encourage Physical Activity Among African American AdultsThe Journal of Blacks in Higher Education2016
    2015 Associations of social support and self-efficacy with quality of life in a sample of older adults with diabetesJournal of Gerontological Nursing2015
    2015 Long-acting Insulins: A new entry offers an additional dosing choiceNurse Practitioner Perspective2015
    2015 Social Determinants of Health Related to ObesityJournal for Nurse Practitioners.  11:220-225. 2015
    2015 Social determinants of health related to obesityJournal for Nurse Practitioners2015
    2015 A phenomenological study of obesity and physical activity in Southern African American older womenJournal of Aging and Physical Activity.  23:221-229. 2015
    2015 Associations of social support and self-efficacy with quality of life in older adults with diabetesJournal of Gerontological Nursing.  41:21-29. 2015
    2014 A phenomenological study of obesity and its impact on functional status, life-space mobility, and physical activity in southern African American older women 2014
    2014 Modifying Public Policies to Combat ObesityJournal for Nurse Practitioners2014
    2014 Modifying public policies to combat obesityJournal for Nurse Practitioners.  10:100-106. 2014
    2003 The Giger and Davidhizar Cultural competency skills testTranscultural Nursing: Assessment & Intervention, (4th ed.)2003
    Associations of body mass index and race with mental health among older adults in the deep south
    Does Using Policy Increase Physical Activity Discussions among African Americans?University of Alabama Birmingham's Health Disparities Research 2017 Symposium
    Promoting Physical Activity among African Americans through Policy Level Intervention2017 Annual Meeting, World Congress on Exercise is Medicine®, and World Congress on the Basic Science of Exercise and the Brain of the American Colleg

    Research Overview

  • Reducing obesity related health conditions and obesity health disparities among African Americans; minority aging; physical activity promotion; and system level health policy research.
  • Teaching Activities

  • NFH621 - Family Nurse Practitioner I (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • NFH623 - Advanced Family Nursing III (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • NFH723 - Advanced Family Nursing III (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • NFH622 - Family Nurse Practitioner II (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NFH722 - Advanced Family Nursing II (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NFH621 - Family Nurse Practitioner I (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NFH721 - Advanced Family Nursing I (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NFH622 - Family Nurse Practitioner II (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NFH686L - Pract II: Family Nurse Pract (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NFH621 - Family Nurse Practitioner I (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NFH621 - Family Nurse Practitioner I (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NFH692L - Residency: Family Nurs Pract (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NFH686L - Pract II: Family Nurse Pract (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NFH692L - Residency: Family Nurs Pract (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NFH692L - Residency: Family Nurs Pract (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NFH692L - Residency: Family Nurs Pract (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NFH686L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • NFH692L - Residency: Family Nurs Prac (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NFH692L - Residency: Family Nurs Prac (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR001 - MSN Orientation (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • NFH622 - Advanced Family Nursing II (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • NFH686L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR001 - MSN Orientation (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • NFH621 - Advanced Family Nursing I (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NFH685L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NFH685L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NFH685L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NFH685L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NFH685L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NFH685L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NFH685L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NFH685L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NFH685L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NFH685L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NFH685L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NFH692L - Residency: Family Nurs Prac (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR001 - MSN Orientation (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NFH692L - Residency: Family Nurs Prac (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NFH692L - Residency: Family Nurs Prac (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NFH692L - Residency: Family Nurs Prac (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NFH692L - Residency: Family Nurs Prac (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NFH692L - Residency: Family Nurs Prac (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NFH692L - Residency: Family Nurs Prac (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NFH692L - Residency: Family Nurs Prac (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NFH692L - Residency: Family Nurs Prac (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NFH692L - Residency: Family Nurs Prac (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NFH692L - Residency: Family Nurs Prac (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NFH692L - Residency: Family Nurs Prac (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NFH692L - Residency: Family Nurs Prac (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NFH692L - Residency: Family Nurs Prac (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NFH692L - Residency: Family Nurs Prac (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NFH622 - Advanced Family Nursing II (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • NFH686L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • NFH686L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • NFH686L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • NFH686L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • NFH686L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • NFH686L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • NFH686L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • NFH686L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • NFH686L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • NFH686L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • NFH686L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • NFH686L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • NFH686L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • NFH686L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • NFH686L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • NFH692L - Residency: Family Nurs Prac (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • NFH621 - Advanced Family Nursing I (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NFH685L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NFH685L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NFH685L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NFH685L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NFH685L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NFH685L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NFH685L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NFH685L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NFH685L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NFH685L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NFH685L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NFH685L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NFH685L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NFH685L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NFH685L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NFH692L - Residency: Family Nurs Prac (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR602 - Issues Affect Adv Nurs Pract (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR602 - Issues Affect Adv Nurs Pract (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR602 - Issues Affect Adv Nurs Pract (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR602 - Issues Affect Adv Nurs Pract (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR602 - Issues Affect Adv Nurs Pract (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NFH692L - Residency: Family Nurs Prac (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR602 - Issues Affect Adv Nurs Pract (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR602 - Issues Affect Adv Nurs Pract (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR602 - Issues Affect Adv Nurs Pract (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR602 - Issues Affect Adv Nurs Pract (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR602 - Issues Affect Adv Nurs Pract (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • NFH622 - Advanced Family Nursing II (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • NFH686L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • NFH686L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • NFH686L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • NFH686L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • NFH686L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • NFH686L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • NFH686L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • NFH686L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • NFH686L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • NFH686L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • NFH686L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • NFH686L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • NFH686L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • NFH686L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • NFH686L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • NFH686L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • NFH686L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • NFH686L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • NFH686L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • NFH621 - Advanced Family Nursing I (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NFH685L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NFH685L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NFH685L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NFH685L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NFH685L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NFH685L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NFH685L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NFH685L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NFH685L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NFH685L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NFH685L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NFH685L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NFH685L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NFH685L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NFH685L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NFH685L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NFH685L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NFH685L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NFH685L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NFH685L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NFH685L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR602 - Issues Affect Adv Nurs Pract (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR602 - Issues Affect Adv Nurs Pract (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR602 - Issues Affect Adv Nurs Pract (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR602 - Issues Affect Adv Nurs Pract (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR602 - Issues Affect Adv Nurs Pract (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NFH692L - Residency: Family Nurs Prac (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NFH692L - Residency: Family Nurs Prac (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NFH692L - Residency: Family Nurs Prac (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NFH692L - Residency: Family Nurs Prac (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NFH692L - Residency: Family Nurs Prac (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NFH692L - Residency: Family Nurs Prac (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NFH692L - Residency: Family Nurs Prac (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR602 - Issues Affect Adv Nurs Pract (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • NFH622 - Advanced Family Nursing II (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • NFH686L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • NFH686L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • NFH686L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • NFH686L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • NFH686L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • NFH686L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • NFH686L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • NFH686L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • NFH686L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • NFH686L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • NFH686L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • NFH692L - Residency: Family Nurs Prac (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR690 - Independent Study in Nursing (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • NFH621 - Advanced Family Nursing I (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NFH685 - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NFH685 - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NFH685 - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NFH685 - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NFH685 - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NFH685 - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NFH685 - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NFH685 - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NFH685 - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NFH685 - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NFH685 - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NFH685 - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NFH685 - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NFH685 - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NFH685 - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NFH692 - Residency: Family Nurs Prac (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NFH692 - Residency: Family Nurs Prac (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NFH692 - Residency: Family Nurs Prac (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NFH692 - Residency: Family Nurs Prac (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NFH692 - Residency: Family Nurs Prac (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NFH692 - Residency: Family Nurs Prac (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NFH692 - Residency: Family Nurs Prac (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NFH692 - Residency: Family Nurs Prac (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NFH692 - Residency: Family Nurs Prac (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NFH692 - Residency: Family Nurs Prac (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NFH692 - Residency: Family Nurs Prac (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NFH692 - Residency: Family Nurs Prac (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR690 - Independent Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NUR691 - Indep Study Clinical Nursing (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • NFH687 - Prac III: Family Nrs Pract (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • NFH687 - Prac III: Family Nrs Pract (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • NFH687 - Prac III: Family Nrs Pract (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR602 - Issues Affect Adv Nurs Pract (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR602 - Issues Affect Adv Nurs Pract (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • NFH686 - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • NFH692 - Residency: Family Nurs Prac (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR602 - Issues Affect Adv Nurs Pract (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR602 - Issues Affect Adv Nurs Pract (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • NFH685 - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • NFH692 - Residency: Family Nurs Prac (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR602 - Issues Affect Adv Nurs Pract (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • NUR690 - Independent Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • NFH623 - Advanced Family Nursing III (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • NFH687 - Prac III: Family Nrs Pract (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • NUR602 - Issues Affect Adv Nurs Pract (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • NUR690 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • NUR691 - Indep Study Clinical Nursing (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • NUR790 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • Full Name

  • Pamela Bowen