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Anne Bowen, Ph.D.
Dr. Anne M. Bowen is a professor in the School of Nursing, Director of the Nightingale Center for Nursing Scholarship at the University of Wyoming, and a co-director for the Rural Center for AIDS/STD Prevention. She is a licensed clinical psychologist with extensive experience in program evaluation, intervention development, and statistics. Her clinical interests and work have focused on children and adults with chronic illness, parenting skills, and integrated primary care.
Dr. Bowen has conducted research that utilized Internet technology for participant recruitment and data collection and has expertise in developing and implementing face-to-face and Internet delivered interventions. Dr. Bowen developed the Wyoming Rural Aids Prevention Project (WRAPP) that utilized Internet technology to recruit, assess, and provide risk reduction interventions to men who have sex with men in rural areas. The WRAPP project generated 14 publications and has been translated into Swedish for a project funded by the Stockholm Dept. of Health, Stockholm Sweden. She has just completed three grants funded by NIH and DOJ that focus on methamphetamine use and recovery among rural people, and a co-investigator on NIDA funded projects that focus on the development of face-to-face HIV risk reduction interventions for urban and rural crack users and Tanzanian heroin injectors. She was a consultant on a CDC funded project that focused on HIV counseling and testing with heroin injectors in Tanzania and provided consultation services to CDC on Internet recruiting. She has two grants that utilize Internet technology – one to recruit health care coordinators for individuals with disabilities and a pilot grant to develop an Internet delivered depression intervention for rural men who have sex with men. She has developed evaluations for HRSA, CDC and NIH grants. She has been reviewing HIV related grants for NIH since 2003.
Phone: (307) 766-5483
Publications (last 2 years)
Angiola, J. & Bowen, A.M. (2013). Quality of Life in Advanced Cancer: An Acceptance and Commitment Therapy View. The Counseling Psychologist. 41, 313-335.
Black, A.C., Serowik, K.L., Schensul, J., Bowen, A. M., & Rosen, M.I. (2013). Build a Better Mouse: Directly-Observed Issues in Computer Use for Adults with SMI. Psychiatric Quarterly. 84, 81-92.
Bowen, A., *Moring, J., Williams, M., Hopper, G., & Daniel, C. (2012). An investigation of bio-ecological influences associated with first use of methamphetamine in a rural state. Journal of Rural Health, 28(3) 286–295
Williams, M., Bowen, A., Atkinson, J., Nilsson Schönnesson, L., Diamond, P., Ross, M., and Pallonen, U. (2012). An assessment of brief group interventions to increase condom use by heterosexual crack smokers living with HIV infection. AIDS Care, 24, 220-231.
Ross, L., & Bowen, A.M. (2010) Sexual decision making for the ‘better than average’ college student. J. of American College Health, 59, 211-216
Timpson, S., Williams, M., Bowen, A., Atkinson, J., & Ross, M. (2010). Sexual Activity in a Sample of African American crack cocaine smokers who are HIV+. Drug and Alcohol Review. 39:1353–1358
Williams, M., Bowen, A & Ei, S. (2010). An evaluation of the experiences of rural MSM who accessed an internet delivered HIV risk reduction intervention, Health Promotion Practice, 11,474-482. (NIHMS195573)
Child & Family Publications
Stark, L., Jelalian, E., Powers, S., Mulvihill, M., Opipari, L., Bowen, A., Harwood, I., Passero, M.A.P., Lapey, A., Light, M., & Hovell, M. (2000). Parent and child mealtime behavior in families of children with cystic fibrosis. The Journal of Pediatrics,136, 195-200
Bowen, A.M., & Dammeyer, M. (1999). Practical interventions to reduce children’s distress during immunizations. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 14, 296-303.
Stark, L., Mulvihill, J., Bowen A., Powers, T., Creveling, Passero, M.A., Harwood, I., Light, Lapey, & Hovell, M.. (1997). Descriptive analysis of eating behavior in school-age children with cystic fibrosis and healthy control children. Pediatrics, 99, 665-671.
Stark, L., Jelalian, E., Mulvihill, M. Powers, S., Bowen, A., Speith, L., Keating, K., Evans, S., Creveling, S., Harwood, I., Passero, M.A. & Hovell, M. (1995). Eating in preschool children with cystic fibrosis and health peers: A behavioral analysis. Pediatrics, 95, 210-215.
Stark, L., Knapp, L., Bowen, A.M., Powers, S.W., Jelalian, E., Evans, S., Passero, M.A. Mulvihill, M.M. and Hovell, M. (1993) Increasing calorie consumption in children with cystic fibrosis: Replication with two year follow-up, Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis 26, 435–450
Spirito, A., Ruggiero, L., Bowen, A., McGarvey, S., Bond, A, & Coustan, D. (1991). Stress, coping and social support as mediators of emotional statues of women with gestational diabetes. Psychology and Health, 5, 111-120.
Bowen, A. & Stark, L. (1991). Malnutrition in cystic fibrosis: A behavioral conceptualization of cause and treatment. Clinical Psychology Review, 11, 1-11.
Stark, L. , Bowen, A., Tyc, V. L., Evans, S., & Passero, M.A., (1990). Aninterdisciplinary behavioral approach to increase calorie consumption in children with cystic fibrosis. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 15, 309-326
Stark, L., Bowen, A., & Williams, C. (1988). Scratching inhibition in a child with hyper-IgE syndrome: Generalization using a self-administered reinforcement program. Journal of Asthma and Allergy, 2, 38-42.