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Dorothy A Bowen, MSN, RN


Dorothy Bowen established the firm of Bowen and Briggs, Inc. in 1994, to provide executive search and consultation services specifically for children’s healthcare organizations. Today, the clients served by Bowen and Briggs include leading healthcare organizations nationally, in addition to free-standing, specialty and children’s hospitals within hospitals. As a nurse and healthcare executive with more than thirty years of experience, Ms. Bowen serves as the Principal for Executive Search Services of Bowen & Briggs. As a Consultant, she has assisted many clients in these areas:

  • greenfield hospital development
  • strategic planning
  • organizational assessment
  • design of patient care services and models of care
  • recruitment and retention program development
  • team building and executive management coaching

Ms. Bowen’s previous executive healthcare experience includes serving Vice President for Patient Services at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA. She is an active member of the American Organization of Nurse Executives and the Society of Pediatric Nurses. Ms. Bowen serves on a number of boards of healthcare, professional and community organizations. She holds a Diploma in Nursing from Piedmont Hospital School of Nursing, Atlanta, GA; a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and a Master’s degree in Nursing from The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH. She previously was board certified as Nurse Executive, Advanced.