Barbara Bowers

Position title: Founding Director


Barbara Bowers, PhD, RN, FAAN is a professor at the School of Nursing at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and the Founding Director of the Center for Aging Research and Education. In this dual capacity, Dr. Bowers has conducted research with frail, older adults in order to examine how nursing staff and long term care systems impact quality of life and quality of care, as well as worked with state and federal government bodies to develop, implement, and evaluate public policies affecting older adults. (Profile)