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Dr. Betty Carlson Bowles PhD, MSN, RNC-Emeritus

Fax
(940) 397 4911
Title
Professor
Location
Centennial Hall
Room
440R
Institution Degree Graduation Date
Texas Woman's University, Denton, TX PhD (Health Studies) 2009
Texas Woman's University, Houston, TX Master of Science (Nursing) 1974
Incarnate Word College, San Antonio Bachelor of Science in Nursing 1965
Employer Position Start Date End Date
Midwestern State University Professor 05/11/2021
Midwestern State University Associate Professor 05/11/2021 05/11/2021
Midwestern State University Assistant Professor of Nursing 09/01/2003 09/01/2014
Midwestern State University Coordinator of Professional Outreach 09/01/2000 09/01/2003
Wichita General Hospital /United Regional Health Care System Director of Education 09/01/1995 09/01/2000
Wichita General Hospital Director of Maternal Child Health 09/01/1990 09/01/1995
Wichita General Hospital Lactation Consultant 05/15/1990 09/01/1995
Wichita General Hospital Labor and Delivery Staff Nurse (PT) 05/15/1988 09/01/1990
Midwestern State University Associate Professor of Nursing 09/01/1981 09/01/1990
Midwestern State University Assistant Professor of Nursing 09/01/1974 09/01/1981
Midwestern State University & Burkburnett Continuing Education Preparation for Childbirth Instructor (PT) 09/01/1970 09/01/1990
Midwestern State University Instructor of Nursing 09/01/1968 09/01/1974
Head Start, Burkburnett School Nurse 05/15/1968 09/01/1968
Cameron State University Instructor of Nursing 09/01/1966 09/01/1968
Bethania Hospital Charge Nurse (PT) 05/15/1965 09/01/1966
Bethania School of Vocational Nursing Instructor of Nursing 05/15/1965 09/01/1968

 

 

 

Publications:

Booklets:

Bowles, B., Cook, W., Gibson, M., Horner, H., & Jansen, L. (2016). Dalquest Desert Research Station Safety and Emergency Handbook. Midwestern State University Press. 

Bowles, B.C. (1990). Breastfeeding: A Learned Art.  Wichita Falls, TX: Wichita General Hospital.   
 

Refereed Journals:

Bowles, B.C., Jansen, L., & Gibson, M. (2019). The Childbirth Educator’s Role in Teaching Post-Birth Warning Signs. Journal of Perinatal Education, 29(2), 1-5.

Leach, J., Bowles, B., Jansen, L. & Gibson, M. (2017). Perceived benefits of childbirth education On future health-care decision making.  Journal of Perinatal Education, 26:1, 49-56. 

Gibson, M., Bowles, B., Jansen, L., & Leach, J. (2016). Intrapartum nurse’s guide to protecting, promoting, and supporting breastfeeding: Another ten steps.  Clinical Lactation Monograph Series, 51-71.          

Bowles, B.C. (2015). Breast Massage: A “handy” multipurpose tool to promote breastfeeding success. Clinical Lactation Monograph Series, 19-30. 

Jansen, L., Gibson, M., Bowles, B., & Leach, J. (2013).  First do no harm:  Interventions during  childbirth.  Journal of Perinatal Education, 22(2), 83-92. 

Gibson, M., Bowles, B., Jansen, L. & Leach, J. (2013). Childbirth education in rural Haiti: Reviving low-tech teaching strategies. Journal of Perinatal Education, 22(2), 93-102. 

Gibson, M., Bowles, B., Jansen, L, & Leach, J. (2012). Intrapartum nurse’s guide to protecting, promoting and supporting breastfeeding: Another ten steps.  Clinical Lactation, 1(4), 147-154. 

Bowles, B., Gibson, M., & Jansen, L. (2012). Haiti: Exclusive breastfeeding in the prevention and treatment of cholera. Clinical Lactation, 3(2), 51-57. 

Gresham, J., Bowles, B.C., Gibson, M., Robinson, K., Farris, M., Felts, J. (2012). Death-  Planning for the inevitable: A hybrid honors course. Honors in Practice, 8, 43-54. 

Bowles, B.C. (2011). Breast massage: A handy multipurpose tool to promote breastfeeding success. Clinical Lactation, 2(4):21-24. 

Bowles, B.C. (2011).  Promoting breastfeeding self-efficacy: Fear appeals in breastfeeding management, Clinical Lactation, 2(1):13-16. 

Bowles, B., Cook, W., Gibson, M., Horner, N. & Jansen, L. (2010). Dalquest Desert Research     Station Handbook: Health Promotion and Injury Prevention. Published online at http://academics.mwsu.edu/ddrs/handbook.asp?LL=253

Bowles, B.C. (2009). Genograms as threat appeals: Using the Extended Parallel Process Model    with familial cardiovascular disease (Doctoral dissertation, Texas Woman’s University, 2009).   

Sportsman, S, Bowles, B, & Hawley, L. (2004). The state of prevention in allied health education and practiceJournal of Allied Health Professions, 33(3), 218-223. 

Bowles, B, Leach, J., Starr, S., & Foster, M. (1993). Infant feeding preference card, Journal of Human Lactation, 9(4): 256-258. 

Bowles, B, & Leach, J. (1993). Breastfeeding by Federal Express, Journal of Human Lactation, 8(3): 154-155. 

Bowles, B.C. (1991). Breastfeeding consultation in sign language, Journal of Human Lactation, 7(1):21. 

Bowles, B.C., & Williamson, B. P. (1990).Pregnancy and lactation following anorexia and bulimia, JOGNN, 19(3): 243-248.  

*Bowles, B.C., Stutte, P.C., Hensley, J.H. (1987/88). Alternate massage in breastfeeding: New benefits from an old technique, Genesis, 9(6), 5-8, 17. 

*Stutte, P.C., Bowles, B.C., Morman, G.Y. (1988).  The effects of breast massage on volume and fat content of human milk, Genesis, 10(9), 22-25. 

Bowles, B.C. (1987). Cultural Masquerade, Journal of Human Lactation, 3(4), 157. 

Bowles, B. C.  (1974). Situational doll plan to relieve anxiety in children receiving injections. (Masters thesis, Texas Woman’s University, 1974). 

* 2 previously published articles included in a Cochrane Collaboration: 

Becker, G.E. Smith, H.A. & Cooney, F. (2015). Methods of milk expression for lactating women (review). The Cochrane Collaboration, Issue 2. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 

Professional Organization Publications

Gibson, M. & Bowles, B. (2012). Another cholera connection from London, to Texas…to Haiti. Broad Sheet, the newsletter of the John Snow Society (Royal Society of Public Health). 

Bowles, B. & Gibson, M. (2017). Texas: Drought, water shortage, conservation, & innovation. Broad Sheet, the newsletter of the John Snow Society (Royal Society of Public Health - London).  

Gibson, M. & Bowles, B. (2018). Primary amebic meningoencephalitis in Texas. Broad Sheet, the newsletter of the John Snow Society (Royal Society of Public Health - London).

Gibson, M. & Bowles, B. (2019). Texas chapter member received national award. Broad Sheet, the newsletter of the John Snow Society (Royal Society of Public Health - London). 

 Conference Proceedings

Polvado, K., Bowles, B., Jansen, L, Gibson, M., & Lockhart, R. (2017). Motivation to Ride in the Hotter ‘N Hell Bicycling Event. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, Paris, France. 

Gibson, M., Bowles, B. (2014). Behavior Change Project: A Student Assignment to Reduce          Personal Health Risk. 2014 Global Health Symposium, University of Riverside, Riverside, CA. 

Terrell, J., Bowles, B., Gibson, M. (2012). Sustainability of Endangered Species: Queen Conch Research Refuge Ranch. Hawaii University International Conferences in Education, Math & Engineering Technology, Honolulu, Hawaii.

UNPUBLISHED RESEARCH

Bowles, B., Gibson, M., & Jansen, L. (2013-2014).  Identification of health risk factors before and after participating in the Community Health Fair. 

Terrell, J., Bowles, B., & Gibson, M. (2012). Teaching marine assessment skills while promoting sustainability of the Queen Conch in Belize. (Reviewed / denied by Journal of College Science Teaching). 

Bowles, B. (2001). Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative:  Improving Health on an International Scale. 

Valerio, M.T., Bowles, B.C. & Stutte, P.C. (1990). Reproductive health care needs of Malaysian/ Muslim families.  

GENEALOGY RESEARCH / PUBLICATIONS

Bowles, B.C. & Gunn, C.C. (1994). Ancestors and Descendents of George Henry Staring III and Minna Mary Venturine. Wichita Falls, TX: Carlson Press. 

Bowles, B.C. & Gunn, C.C. (1994). Ancestors and Descendents of Harry Robert Benjamin Carlson & Hannah Olivia Sandberg. Wichita Falls, TX:  Carlson Press. 

Bowles, B.C. (1994). Ancestors and Descendents of William Austin Bowles and Lou D. Montgomery. Wichita Falls, TX: Carlson Press. 

Bowles, B.C. (1995). Ancestors and Descendents of Harry Nesbeth Farris and Arizona Elizabeth Reynolds. Wichita Falls, TX: Carlson Press. 

Bowles, B.C. (1996). Ancestors of Mary Louise Miller and Descendents George W. Miller and Mary Elizabeth Attaway. Wichita Falls, TX: Carlson Press.


 

Bowles, B.C., Jansen, L., & Gibson, M. (2020). The Childbirth Educator’s Role in Teaching Post-Birth Warning Signs. Journal of Perinatal Education, 29(2), 1-5.