College of Health Sciences
Prior to joining Walden, Stephen (Steve) Bowman, PhD, MHA, served as an Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management and Director of the MHA Program at the Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He also previously served on the faculty of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in the Department of Health Policy and Management and Center for Injury Prevention Research. Steve received his PhD in 2006 in Health Services from the University of Washington where he also completed his Master of Health Administration. Prior to entering academia, he served for nearly 15 years in public health practice with the Washington State Department of Health where he held a number of management positions, including directing the tobacco prevention and control program and managing the state trauma system. His research has focused on injury prevention, emergency and trauma systems, acute care injury outcomes, as well as occupational injury surveillance and identifying new methods for capturing occupational injuries from secondary data sources. In addition to his quantitative research, Steve also has experience in qualitative and mixed methods research.