Katherine G. Bowman, PhD, RN

Katherine-Bowman

Associate Teaching Professor

E-mail: bowmankg@missouri.edu
Phone: 573.884.4574 or 573.268.8051

S324a Sinclair School of Nursing
Columbia, MO 65211

Nursing Specialty

Maternity and newborn nursing care, Maltreatment among adults maltreated as children

Education

  • Health Informatics Certificate, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
  • Post-doctorate, University of Texas, Austin, Texas
  • PhD, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO
  • MS(N), University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
  • BSN, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
  • Diploma, Missouri Baptist Hospital School of Nursing, St. Louis, MO

Area of Doctoral Study

Outcomes of maltreatment among adults maltreated during childhood

Area of Post-doctoral Study/ Program of Research

Adults maltreated during childhood

Bio and Professional Experience

Dr. Bowman has 15 years of perinatal practice experience and 18 years of teaching experience. Research includes maltreatment outcomes among mothers and fathers with histories of maltreatment during childhood.  

Teaching Responsibilities

  • N4200 Ethics & Law
  • N3900 Introduction to Nursing Science & Research
  • N3080 Communication & Computer Skills
  • N4470 Nursing of Women and Newborns Nursing
  • N4201 Legal Concepts in Nursing
  • N4370 Mental Health Nursing

Service Responsibilities

Chair of the Student Admissions and Progression Committee

Selected Publications

(* data-based)

  • Bowman, K. (2015). Personal Information Management for Nurses Returning to School. Journal of Continuing Nursing Education. 46(12), 557-561. doi:10.3928/00220124-20151112-08.
  • Bowman, K. (2014). Research Recognition, the First Step to Research Literacy. Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 45, 409-415. doi:10.3928/00220124-20140826-04.
  • *Bowman, K. (2014). Maltreatment during Childhood in a Community Dwelling Sample of Men. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment, & Trauma, 23(5), 552-566. doi: 10.1080/10926771.2014.904465
  • *Jones Johnson, R., Rew, L., Fredland, N., & Bowman, K. (2010). Sexual self-concept in sexually abused homeless adolescents. Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies, 5(1), 44-51. doi: 10.1080/17450120903335151
  • *Bowman, K., Rew, L., & Murphey, C. (2009). Childhood maltreatment among community dwelling adult Latinas.Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 30(7), 443-450. doi: 10.1080/01612840902722203
  • *Bowman, K. G., Ryberg, J., & Becker, H. (2009). Examining the relationship between a childhood history of sexual abuse and later dissociation, breastfeeding practices, and parenting anxiety. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 24(8), 1304-1317. doi:10.1177/0886260508322196           
  • *Rew, L., Whittaker, T., Grady, M., & Bowman, K. (2008). Interaction of duration of homelessness and gender on sexual health indicators. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 40(2), 109-115. doi: 10.1111/j.1547-5069.2008.00214.x
  • Rew, L. & Bowman, K. (2008). Protecting children and youth from early and abusive sexual experiences. Pediatric Nursing, 34, 10-27.
  • Bowman, K. (2008). The challenges of studying childhood sexual abuse among adolescent mothers. Family & Community Health: The Journal of Health Promotion & Maintenance, 31, S15-S23.
  • Bowman, K. G. (2007). A research synthesis overview. Nursing Science Quarterly, 20(2), 171-176.
  • Bowman, K. G. (2007). When breastfeeding may be a threat to adolescent mothers. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 28(1), 89-99.  
  • *Bowman, K. G. (2006). Adolescent postpartum care: What daughters want and what their mothers expect to provide. Pediatric Nursing, 32(3), 209-215.
  • *Bowman, K. G. & Ruchala, P. L. (2006). A comparison of the postpartum learning needs of adolescent mothers and their mothers. JOGNN, Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, 35(2), 250-256.
  • *Bowman, K. G. (2005). Postpartum learning needs. JOGNN, Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, 34(4), 438-223.
  • *Libbus, M. K. & Bowman, K. G. (1994). Perceptions of sexual harassment by female registered nurses in hospital work-settings. The Journal of Nursing Administration, 24(6), 26-31.

Selected Grants and Awards:

  • Bowman, K. G., Principal Investigator. Childhood Maltreatment Histories of Hispanic Women, the Ed and Molly Smith Centennial Fellowship in Nursing, ($3000), community sample, N=62, 9/07-8/08.  
  • Bowman, K. G., Principal Investigator. Parenting Anxiety Survey Development, the Ed and Molly Smith Centennial Fellowship in Nursing ($3000), 9/06-8/07 and Southwest Partnership Center, The University of Texas at Austin, grant # NIH/NINR P20NR0083489 ($7000) community sample, N=260 (n=210 women, n=50 men), 7/07-6/08.
  • Bowman, K. G., Principal Investigator. Childhood Sexual Abuse Influences on Parenting Anxiety, Southwest Partnership Center, The University of Texas at Austin, grant # NIH/NINR P20NR0083489 ($15,000), convenience sample, N=78, 7/04-10/06.   
  • Postdoctoral fellowship: Health Promoting Nursing Intervention: Underserved Women, The University of Texas at Austin, grant # T32 NR07107 ($41,700), Institutional National Research Service Award       
  • Bowman, K. G., Principal Investigator. Postpartum Learning Needs of Adolescent Mothers and Their Mothers,Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Alpha Iota Chapter, ($660), convenience sample, 50 mother/adolescent daughter dyads (N=100), 8/00-10/01

Refereed Presentations

  • 2010 – Maltreatment during Childhood among Community Dwelling Adult Males. International Family Violence and Child Victimization Research Conference, Portsmouth, NH, July 11-13, 2010.
  • 2008 – Maltreatment during Childhood: A Description of the Experiences of Hispanic Mothers, International Family Violence and Child Victimization Research Conference, Portsmouth, NH, July 27-29, 2008.        
  • 2005 – Childhood Sexual Abuse History, Dissociation, and Parenting Anxiety among Adolescent Mexican-American Mothers, 12th Annual Student Gender Studies Conference sponsored by The Center for Women’s and Gender Studies, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
  • 2003 – Learning Needs of Adolescent Mothers and Their Mothers, Southern Nursing Research Society 17th Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA 
  • 2003 – Exploring the Learning Needs of Adolescent Mothers and Their Mothers, Midwest Nursing Research Society Annual Conference, Dearborn, MI. 
  • 2002 – Learning Needs of Adolescent Mothers and Their Mothers, Saint Louis University School of Nursing 29thAnnual Research Conference, St. Louis, MO.
  • 2002 – Postpartum Learning Needs of Adolescent Mothers and Their Mothers, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Alpha Iota Chapter, Columbia, MO

Presentations and Lectures

  • 2008 – Maltreatment during Childhood: Influences on Parenting, Keynote, 8th Annual Spring Preceptor Conference: Advancing Professional Practice, The University of Texas Health Sciences Center, San Antonio, TX
  • 2007 – Parenting among Mexican American Teens, Southwest Partnership Center (SWPC) conference: Nursing Researchers Unite to Eliminate Health Disparities, New Mexico State University Las Cruces, NM
  • 2007 – Childhood Sexual Abuse and Parenting among Adolescent Mexican-American Mothers, Center for Women’s and Gender Studies annual conference, Austin, TX
  • 2007 – Exploring the Influence of Childhood Sexual Abuse on Intimate Parenting Anxiety among Mexican-American Adolescent Mothers, the 7th Annual Southern States Knowledge in Research Conference: Eliminating Health Care Disparities in the Southwest, San Antonio, TX
  • 2007 – Exploring the Influence of Childhood Sexual Abuse on Dissociation and Intimacy Disturbances among Mexican-American Adolescent Mothers, Center for Health Promotion Research (CHPR) annual conference: Promoting Health in Underserved Populations, Austin, TX 
  • 2006 – Childhood Sexual Abuse and Parenting among Adolescent Mexican American Mothers, the Children’s Wellness Center, Del Valle, TX
  • 2005 – Writing an Integrative Research Review for Publication, invited colloquium speaker for Southwest Partnership Center at The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing, Austin, TX

Honors and Awards

  • 2010 – Appointed as an Editorial Board member for the Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment, & Trauma
  • 2006 – 2008 Ed and Molly Smith Centennial Fellowship in Nursing, The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing 
  • 2008 – Rew, L. & Bowman, K. (2008). Protecting Children and Youth from Early and Abusive Sexual Experiences. Pediatric Nursing, 34, 19-27, selected for Continuing Nursing Education series
  • 2007 – The 3rd Annual Health Promotion Collaboratory, invited participant, Center for Health Promotion Research (CHPR), The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing
  • 2006 – Center for Women’s and Gender Studies Faculty Fellowship, The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing
  • 2006 – Dean’s Excellence Award for Research, The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing
  • 2006 – Bowman, K. G. (2006). Adolescent Postpartum Care: What Daughters Want and What Their Mothers Expect to Provide. Pediatric Nursing, 32(3), 209-215, selected for the Continuing Education Series
  • 2005 – Summer Research Institute, The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing, invited participant

Memberships

  • American Nurses Association
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
  • National League for Nursing