- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Education & Training
- Stanford University (Palo Alto, CA), BS
- University of California School of Medicine (San Francisco), MD
- University of Colorado Denver, PhD
- University of California (San Francisco), Intern and Resident, Internal Medicine
- University of Colorado Denver, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
- National Jewish Health, Postdoctoral Fellow
1999: Critical Care Medicine (Recertification 2009)
1998: Pulmonary Medicine (Recertification 2008)
1996: American Board of Internal Medicine (Recertification 2006)
Teaching or Professional Positions
2008 - Present: Associate Professor, Dept of Medicine, National Jewish Health
2006 - Present: Associate Professor, Dept of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver
2006 - Present: Director, COPD Clinic
2001 - 2008: Assistant Professor, Dept of Medicine, National Jewish Health
2001 - 2006: Assistant Professor, Dept of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver
2000 - 2001: Instructor, Dept of Medicine, National Jewish Health
2000 - 2001: Clinical Instructor, Dept of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver
Industry Relationships & Collaborations
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Affiliations with the University of Colorado Denver
2002: American Physiological Society
2000: Society for Critical Care Medicine
1998: Society for Free Radicals in Biology and Medicine
1996: American Thoracic Society
Awards & Recognition
2008: Best COPD Poster, European Respiratory Society
2006: Best COPD Poster, European Respiratory Society
2004: Astra Zeneca Young Investigator Travel Award in COPD
2002: American Heart Association Beginning Grant-in-Aid
2002: American Lung Association Research Grant (declined)
2001: Young Investigator Award, Society of Critical Care Medicine
Bowler RP, Nicks M, Tran K, Tanner G, Chang L-Y, Young SK, Worthen GS. Extracellular superoxide dismutase attenuates lipopolysaccharide-induced neutrophilic inflammation. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol 31(4):432-9, 2004.
Bowler RP, Duda B, Chan ED, Enghild JJ, Ware LB, Matthay MA and Duncan MW. Proteomic anaysis of pulmonary edema fluid and plasma in patients with acute lung injury. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 286(6):L1095-104, 2004.
Bowler RP, Arcaroli J, Abraham E, Patel M, Chang L-Y, and Crapo JD. Evidence for extracellular superoxide dismutase as a mediator of hemorrhage-induced lung injury. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 284(4):L680-7, 2003.
Bowler RP, Sheng H, Enghild JJ, Pearlstein RD, Warner DS, and Crapo JD. A catalytic antioxidant (AEOL 10150) attenuates expression of inflammatory genes in stroke. Free Rad Biol Med 33(8):1141, 2002.
Bowler RP, Nicks M, Thogersen IB, Valnickova Z, Hojrup P, Franzusoff A, Enghild JJ, and Crapo JD. Furin proteolytically processes the heparin binding region of extracellular superoxide dismutase. J Biol Chem 277(19):16505-11, 2002.
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