Adjunct Assistant Professor
Dr. Bower is a cardiovascular and diabetes epidemiologist with expertise in gestational and type 2 diabetes, hypertension, lifestyle risk factors, and health disparities. Her research program focuses on the epidemiology of diabetes and cardiovascular diseases; biological pathways through which lifestyle behaviors influence metabolic factors; vascular complications of diabetes; and the role of race and ethnicity in disease pathogenesis and distribution.
- NHLBI Postdoctoral Fellowship in Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
- PhD, Epidemiology, University of Minnesota
- MPH, Health Behavior and Health Education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
- BS, Health Sciences, James Madison University