Education

MS, Medical Informatics, 2000, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT

MD, 1988, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

MS, Bioengineering, 1985, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY

BA, Biology, 1979, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO


Professional Experience

1983-1984
Instructor of upper level engineering courses, University of Wyoming

1984-1985
Biomedical Engineer, Department of Maternal and Fetal Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine

1988
Biomedical Engineer, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Utah School of Medicine

1988
Teacher’s Assistant, Department of Engineering, University of Wyoming

1989
Intern, Transitional, Riverside Hospital, Newport News, VA

1990-1992
Resident, Anesthesiology, University of Utah

1993-1996
Clinical Instructor, Dept. Anesthesiology, University of Utah

1995-1996
Medical Informatics Consultant

1996-1999
Medical Informaticist, Intermountain Healthcare

1999-present
Senior Medical Informaticist, Intermountain Healthcare

2000-2003
Visiting Instructor, University of Utah Department of Medical Informatics

2006-present
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Univ. of Utah Dept. of Biomedical Informatics

Memberships

American Medical Informatics Association
Health Information and Management Systems Society

Honors

Homer Warner Award contributing author, 2005 American Medical Informatics Association
Recipient, UNC Medical Student Scholarship to study healthcare in Spain
Secretary of Medical School Honor Court.
AED Premedical Honor Society

Select Bibliography


Building a Comprehensive Clinical Information System from Components, the Approach at Intermountain Health Care.  P. D. Clayton, S. P. Narus, S. M. Huff, T. A. Pryor, P. J. Haug, T. Larkin, S. Matney, R. S. Evans, B. H. Rocha , W. A. Bowes, III, F. T. Holston, M. L. Gundersen. Methods of Information in Medicine 2003; 42: 1-7.

Pneumomediastinum after planned retrograde fiber-optic intubation.  WA Bowes, III,  JO Johnson.  Anesth Analg 1994; 78:  795-797.

An oil-based model of inhalation anesthetic uptake and elimination.  PJ Loughlin, WA Bowes, DR Westenskow.  Anesthesiology 1989, 71:  278-282.

Pulse oximetry, a review of the theory, accuracy, and clinical applications. WA Bowes, III, Bary Corke, and J Hulka.  Obstet Gynecol 1989; 74 541-546.

Ambrose, A., Cefalo, R., Bowes, W.  The effects of fetal exchange transfusion with a red blood cell substitute.  Am J Obstet Gynecol, 1986; 154:  667-74.

Noninvasive monitoring of changes in arterial compliance noninvasively during induction of anesthesia. DG Haryadi, WA Bowes, III, JA Orr, DR Westenskow.  Anesthesiology 83: A-485,1995.

Positive pressure induced changes in pulse oximeter waveforms correlate with volume replacement after hemorrhage in mechanically ventilated dogs.  WA Bowes, III, DG Haryadi, DR Westenskow.   Journal of Clinical Monitoring 1996; 12: 462-463