July 25, 2017

Stephen M. Bowman, PhD, MHA

Associate Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management


2006 –  Ph.D. (Health Services Research), University of Washington
1988 –  MHA (Health Administration), University of Washington
1986 –  BA (Philosophy), University of Washington

Research Interests

Acute care injury outcomes; EMS and trauma systems; injury prevention, public health systems research; occupational injury surveillance and research

Current Research Projects

  • Using Injury Severity to Improve Occupational Traumatic Injury Trend Estimates, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health/CDC, Site PI

Courses Taught

HPMT 5340 Management Capstone
HPMT 5213 Healthcare Quality Management
HPMT 5124 Health Care Strategic Planning
Injury Epidemiology

Recent Publications

Bowman SM, Bulger E, Sharar SR, Maham SA, Smith SD. A national survey of general surgeons regarding clinical practice guidelines for pediatric spleen injury management. Arch Surg 2010;145(11):1048-53.

Bowman SM, Aitken ME. Still unsafe, still in use: The ongoing epidemic of all-terrain vehicle injury hospitalizations among children. J Trauma 2010;69(6):1344-49.

Bowman SM, Aitken ME, Maham SA. Trends in hospitalizations associated with pediatric burns. Inj Prev 2011; 17(3):166-70.

Bowman SM, Aitken ME, Robbins J, Baker SP. Trends in US Pediatric Drowning Hospitalizations, 1993-2008. Pediatrics 2012;129(2):275-281.

Sears JM, Graves HM, Blanar L, Bowman SM. Case identification of work-related traumatic brain injury using the Occupational Injury and Illness Classification Systems (OIICS). J Occup Environ Med 2013;55(5):507-13.