Anne Bowen

Part-Time Faculty

Anne M. Bowen, PhD, University of Arizona, Tucson Dr. Bowen is currently a professor of Psychology at the U of Arizona.  She recently moved from the U. of Wyoming where she was a professor in the Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing and Director of the Nightingale Center for Nursing Scholarship.  She is a licensed clinical psychologist with interests pediatric and adult behavioral medicine, Acceptance and Commitment therapy and children diagnosed with autism. In the past, her research focused on reducing risks for acquiring and transmitting the HIV virus, especially for rural and high risk individuals.  She developed an Internet intervention for rural MSM  that has been implemented in Sweden and adopted by the Pennsylvania Dept. of Health.  Research and clinical intervention approaches focus on stages of change, and Acceptance and Commitment (ACT) along with using technology to facilitate uptake.   She has just completed a qualitative study with rural methamphetamine users in Wyoming.  Currently her work focuses on understanding motivations of Senior Athletes and in conjunction with her graduate student, understanding family issues in type 2 diabetes.  Finally, she has mentored graduate students on projects examining HPV vaccine acceptance, tinnitus, utilization of ACT for cancer patients and factors affecting rural peoples’ use of the internet to obtain health information. 

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Psychology, Anthropology, Education, others

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August 2016

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