Barbara Bowers

Position title: Professor Emerita, CARE Founding Director

Barbara Bowers, PhD, RN, FAAN conducts research with frail older adults in both community and residential settings. She is interested in how nursing staff and long-term care systems impact quality of life and quality of care. In her dual capacity as a professor at UW–Madison School of Nursing and Founding Director of the Center for Aging Research and Education, she has worked with state and federal government bodies to develop, implement, and evaluate public policies affecting older adults. (Academic Bio) (Profile)