Julie K. Bower, PhD, MPH, FAHA

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Julie K. Bower, PhD, MPH, FAHA


Email: bower.185@osu.edu

Professional Overview

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