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Amy Bowles

 

Session Title:

SCORE: Randomized Controlled Trial of Cognitive Rehabilitation for Service Members with mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Biography:

Dr. Bowles received her medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in 1999.  She then stayed at Baylor to complete an Internship in Internal Medicine followed by Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation through the Baylor College of Medicine and University of Texas Health Science Center Alliance in 2003.  She is Board Certified in PM&R.

After completion of her Residency, Dr. Bowles moved to San Antonio to become the Medical Director of the Brain Injury Program at Reeves Rehabilitation Center, University Health Systems and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center – San Antonio.   In August 2007, Dr. Bowles moved to Brooke Army Medical Center where she is the Chief of the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Service.  She has led the clinical and administrative development of the BAMC Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Program which is among the first military TBI programs to follow a rehabilitation model.  Dr. Bowles has been a co-author on a number of peer-reviewed papers as well as the VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Concussion, and she regularly participates in national forums where military TBI care is discussed.  She has twice received the Commander’s Award for Civilian Service and is listed in the Top Doctors in America database.