Curriculum Vitae Of Robert Charles Bowman, M.D.

Brief Sketch of RCB

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

Phone 480-248-8174

Fax 480-219-6159



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


Academic Appointments:

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

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Articles Published in Scholarly Journals

Electronic Publications

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 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  but graphics included in pdf at

  • Rural Monitor Interview 

  • Daily Yonder  - Doctors Are Where Patients Aren't

  • Annals of Family Medicine - Integrating Admission, Training, and Policy for Health Access Results

  • Annals of Family Medicine - Health System Designs in the US and China

  • Chapters in Books



    Peer-reviewed or national invitations to present



    Invited participation at national meetings

    Regional Meetings, Speaker and Consultant


    Published audiovisual educational materials


    Published continuing education materials


    Support of Teaching Activities:

    Lectures given in team taught courses


    Courses supervised


    Courses taught

    Teaching of family practice residents


    Post Graduate and Continuing Education Courses given


    Works at Nebraska

    Works at East Tennessee State