Curriculum Vitae Of Robert Charles Bowman, M.D.
Brief Sketch of RCB www.ruralmedicaleducation.org www.physicianworkforcestudies.org
Name in Full: Robert Charles Bowman, M.D.
Robert C. Bowman, M.D.
A.T. Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona
5850 East Still Circle
Mesa, AZ 85206
Place of Birth:
Texas City, Texas
Texas City High School, Salutatorian, Texas City, TX 1969-1972
Lamar University, B.S. in Chemistry, Cum Laude, Beaumont, TX 1972-1976
Baylor College of Medicine, M.D. Degree, Houston, TX 1976-1980
McLennan County Family Practice Residency, Waco, TX 1980-1983
Post-degree and Continuing Education Training:
Research and Teaching Fellowship in Family Medicine, Waco, TX 1988-1989
Masters in Public Health graduate courses 1989-1992
Primary Care Health Policy Fellowship, Public Health Service May 1992
Directed Minifellowship in Rural Family Medicine at East Tennessee State 1990-1992
Education for Ministry Graduate (Lay ministry course) 1983 - 1987
Professor at ATSU School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona 2008 - present
Associate Professor in the UNMC Department of Family Medicine 1992 – 2008
Appointment in Preventive and Societal Medicine Department
Assistant Professor in the ETSU Department of Family Medicine 1989-1992
Assistant Professor in the Baylor Department of Family Medicine 1987-1989
Instructor for the Department of Community Medicine 1987-1989
Assistant Clinical Professor, Bartlesville Family Practice Residency 1983-1986
Certifications and Licenses:
Diplomate, American Board of Family Practice September 1983 - 2011
Certificate of Added Qualifications in Geriatrics September 1997 - 1999
Texas State Board of Medical Examiners F6467 August 24, 1980 - August 31, 1992
Oklahoma State Board of Medical Examiners 14485 September 1983 - September 1988
Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners 019490 February 1989 - December 1992
Virginia Board of Medical Examiners 46009 March 1991 - April 1994
Nebraska Board of Medical Examiners 19021 January 1993 - present
Activities at AT Still
Elected, Editorial, and Consulting Positions:
Honors and Awards:
Memberships in Professional Societies:
Articles Published in Scholarly Journals
Bowman RC, Crouse BJ Community-Driven Medical Education: The Rural Component, Journal of Rural Health, Summer 2003 http://www.nrharural.org/JRH/JRH19-3/rurh-19-03-214.pdf
Phillips DM, Henning G, Bowman RC, Wheat JR. Agromedicine program development: a commentary and book review. Journal of Rural Health, 2002 Winter; 18(1):15-17.
Bowman RC, Penrod J. Family practice residencies and the graduation of rural family physicians. Family Medicine 1998, 30(4):288-92. Fam Med Res Prog and Graduation of Rural Family Physicians 1997
Saver B, Bowman RC, Hart G, Barriers to rural graduate medical education, Report of the Office of Rural Health Policy to Congress, 1998
Bowman RC, Crabtree BF, Petzel J, Hadley T. Meeting the challenges of workload and building a practice: the perspectives of ten rural physicians, Journal of Rural Health 1997:1;71-77.
Bowman RC. Continuing family medicine’s unique contribution to rural health care. American Family Physician Medicine and Society Feature Editorial, American Family Physician 1996;54:471-483.
Bowman RC. Careers in Rural Health. Journal of the Student National Medical Association, Summer 1993.
Bowman RC. Tennessee Academic Initiatives. Academic Medicine 1989:65;12 suppl:S 75.
Miller L, Bowman R, Bakht F. Sparing effect of sulindac on lithium levels, F. The Journal of Family Practice 1989:28;5; 592-593.
Miller L, Bowman R. Selected effect of diclofenac in treatment of osteoarthritis versus dysmenorrhea. Journal of Clinical Pharmacology 1990; 30:378-379.
Miller L, Bowman R, Mann D, Tripathy A, Fluoxetine-induced serum sickness-like reaction, Journal of Psychiatry 1989;146:12.
Top web sites involving Rural Medical Education, Physician Workforce Studies, and various Primary Care and Family Medicine topics regarding Search Engines.
Articles Composed for Web Sites
Newest site www.basichealthaccess.org with studies involving complete populations of physicians and multivariate studies beyond the capability of most journals that are limited to 3000 words and bivariate studies. Understanding basic health access requires consideration of birth to admission, admission, training, and health policy. The appropriate data must include physician origins, selections, training, career choice, and policy. Failure to include appropriate controls results in inaccuracies.
Ten Myths Regarding Primary Care initially http://medicinesocialjustice.blogspot.com/2009/01/ten-biggest-myths-regarding-primary.html but graphics included in pdf at http://www.adfammed.org/documents/Ten_Biggest_Myths_Regarding_Primary_Care_in_the_Future_with_graphics.pdf
Rural Monitor Interview http://www.raconline.org/newsletter/web/fall07.php
Daily Yonder - Doctors Are Where Patients Aren't http://www.dailyyonder.com/author/-robert-bowman-md
Annals of Family Medicine - Integrating Admission, Training, and Policy for Health Access Results http://www.annfammed.org/cgi/eletters/6/5/397#10014
Annals of Family Medicine - Health System Designs in the US and China http://www.annfammed.org/cgi/eletters/6/5/421#10005
Chapters in Books
Rural Education 2009 by McGovern
Pancreatitis and Pancreatic Cancer, Family Medicine 1994, Robert Taylor, Editor.
Peer-reviewed or national invitations to present
Physician Distribution By Concentrations" Primary Care Methods and Statistical Research Meeting San Antonio, November 2007
Invited participation at national meetings
Logistic Regression and Rural Practice Location Association of American Medical Colleges Presentation 2007 http://www.aamc.org/workforce//pwrc07/2007annualmtgpdfs/panelg/bowmanaamcrural.pdf
AAMC Physician Workforce Conference May 6-7, 2005 Washington DC, presenting poster
STFM Annual New Orleans May 2005 Presenting breakfast seminar and poster
Steering and planning committee, Rural Medical Education Conference in Dallas May 2001, Kansas City May 2002, Salt Lake City May 2003
Steering and planning committee for Rural Graduate Education Conference, San Antonio February 2000. Gave presentation and was elected Interim President of Organization.
Invited participant to Shifting Paradigms in the 1990's: Planning for Access to Primary Health Care Service "The Role of Academic Medicine", Region IV PHS, Atlanta, Feb. 1992
Invited participant to "Linking Medical Education and Training to Rural America: Obstacles and Opportunities" sponsored by the Senate Special Committee on Aging, Washington, D.C., July 1991. Testimony and materials published on pages 42-44 and 149-166 of the compendium.
Invited participant to Association of American Medical Colleges Invitational Symposia: Rural America, a Challenge for Medical Education, San Antonio, TX, February 1990, information about rural programs of East Tennessee State University published in the resulting Academic Medicine Compendium
Regional Meetings, Speaker and Consultant
Participant Western Kentucky Enrichment Program, Madisonville Kentucky July 2005
Commencement speaker Minot North Dakota June 29, 2005
Central Association of Advisors of Health Professions Meeting, speaker Physicians and Poverty Location Choice, April 2005
Virginia Rural Health Association Keynote Speaker November 2004
Phi Theta Kappa regional meeting, keynote speaker, Chadron NE July 2003
"Community-Driven Medical Education" invited presentation at Heartland Conference in Topeka, KS June 2002
Published audiovisual educational materials
World of Rural Medical Education web site http://www.ruralmedicaleducation.org . It contains over 3000 files and over 13000 hyperlinks to helpful material pertaining to the preparation and training of more and better rural physicians, better distribution of education and medical education, better admissions and selections
Preparing for Rural Family Practice, video and materials to assist students or groups interested in careers in rural health. Includes Slaying the Dragons, taped video of Bob Boyer, MD of his talk at UNMC to the Student Association for Rural Health 1997. Streaming video available.
Advisor for two award winning network television documentaries on rural doctors - KTRK-TV (Houston, TX), "Country Doctors," 1988; WCYB-TV (Bristol, TN), "Prescription for Change," 1991
Published continuing education materials
Managed Care Workbook 1997 - reference materials for rural physicians, together with Keith Mueller, Ph.D.
Community Connections Training Workbook 1995 SEARCH Table of Contents - an essential item for students preparing to assist communities with rural community projects, distributed to communities, physicians, and students from 1995 - 1997
Rural Faculty Development Workbooks - provided CME and faculty development materials to up to 100 people a year at sessions involving Ambulatory Issues in Rural Health, Rural Hospitals & Rural Communities, Interdisciplinary & Rural Programs, Rural Precepting and Rural Facilities, and similar topics at sessions held at national meetings since 199
Support of Teaching Activities:
Lectures given in team taught courses
ICE Small Group Facilitator for M-1, M-2 medical students 1994 - present
Faculty for one session of Masters in Public Health Course supervised by Keith Mueller Ph.D.
PRIME 1995 and 1996, training of simulated patients, and evaluation
Lied Leadership presenter in 1995 and 1996
Regular presenter to Rural Health Opportunities Program students and faculty and college recruitment fairs
Community Oriented Primary Care presentation given as part of Underserved Populations course at the College of Nursing, 1995 - 1999
Telemedicine presentation annually to students at Chadron regarding rural health
Rural health presentations to physician assistant students 1995 - 1998
Community Connections National Health Service Corps Program 1994 - 2001. This involves monthly meetings, several weeks of preparation and site visits, and then a week of actual training of students followed by evaluation visits with students and communities. The director supervises a coordinator and faculty from three different schools at UNMC and also Creighton Medical School. The director received the Public Health Service Award for Excellence in the mission of the National Health Service Corps in 1995. Nebraska SEARCH
Senior Medical Student Basic Science Elective in Community Oriented Primary Care 1995-2002 requiring about 40 hours per year for 2 - 4 students
Summer research students 1990 - 1997
Practice management/Grands Rounds presentations for Family Medicine Residents 1993 - present
Teaching of family practice residents
Teaching advising residents at One World Community Health Center 2003 - present
Teaching and advising of residents 1992 - present
Supervision of Obstetrical Deliveries of Residents 1992 - present
Career Facilitation Team Teaching Day August 1996 - initiated a day of training seminars involving all family practice residents for 3 concurrent half day sessions.
Rural Career presentations annually at orientation of residents, 1995 - 1997
Attending on the in-patient service 1993-1996, 2 - 3 months a year, some duties continue
Review videotapes of residents
Numerous rural site visits to residents and preceptors to improve rural medical education 1992 - present
Recruitment talks to residents and faculty at UNMC, Lincoln, Clarkson, and Creighton 1992 - present
Coordinated recruitment dinners for residents at UNMC and ETSU 1990 - present
Post Graduate and Continuing Education Courses given
Minifellowship in Rural Family Medicine/Center for Rural Faculty Development - This was one of few resources in the nation for faculty and institutions that were developing rural medical education programs. Minifellowship updates Minifellows receive faculty development, continuing education, and career assistance. 1990 – 1995 with up to 5 minifellows per year, continuing education to the graduates and others since this time, over 200 contacts. Graduates of the minifellowship have won educator of the year awards, have developed several rural programs, have set up rural centers with grants totaling millions each year, and are chairs of rural health in academic centers. One of the greatest assets of the Minifellowship was the minifellows who contributed to the learning and teaching and project assistance.
Works at Nebraska
Works at East Tennessee State