Barbara Bowers

Position title: Founding Director

Barbara Bowers, PhD, RN, FAAN is an emeritus professor of the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing and the Founding Director of the Center for Aging Research and Education. 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, and worked with state and federal government bodies to develop, implement, and evaluate public policies affecting older adults. (Profile)