UC Faculty - Staff

David Gene Bowyer, R.Ph.

Chair, Department of Pharmacy Practice

Tel: 304-357-4892
davidbowyer@ucwv.edu

Education

BS in Pharmacy from West Virginia University (1984)

David G. Bowyer is the Director of Experiential Education at the University of Charleston School of Pharmacy in Charleston, WV. He received his B.S. in Pharmacy from West Virginia University School of Pharmacy and has worked in a variety of practice settings during his pharmacy career, including both hospital and community pharmacy. He has also worked as a consultant pharmacist in the long term care settings. He has served as both a board member and president of the West Virginia Society of Health System Pharmacists along with two terms as voting delegate to the American Society of Health System Pharmacists representing West Virginia.

David has worked primarily in a rural setting for the majority of his career and has developed an interest in improving health care in those areas. In his previous position, he provided academic detailing services to physicians in a variety of practice settings and developed material related to evidence based guidelines in specific fields. This program won a 2004 Innovations national award from the Council of State Governments. He organized and has served as the coordinator of the Alliance for Pharmacist Care (a collation of various pharmacy stakeholders in WV) since their founding. The Alliance develops a unified pharmacy legislative agenda and advocates for the advancement of pharmacy practice in WV.


Research and Publications

Publications 

  1. “NEW MEDICATION STRATEGIES FOR PUBLIC EMPLOYEES” FELICE B. JOSEPH, KAREN BOCHNA, DAVID BOWYER, S. SURESH MADHAVAN, GERALD D. ROUECHE, JR. SPECTRUM, THE JOURNAL OF STATE GOVERNMENT VOLUME 78 NUMBER 2 PAGE 41-43
  2. “ASSESSMENT OF PHARMACY MANPOWER AND SERVICES IN WEST VIRGINIA” EVAN T. ROBINSON, R.PH., PH.D., DAVID G. BOWYER, R. PH. RESEARCH IN SOCIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE PHARMACY VOLUME 2, ISSUE 3, SEPTEMBER 2006, PAGES 359-369

Research 

  1. “SURVEY OF STUDENT PERCEPTIONS REGARDING CIVIC ENGAGEMENT BEFORE AND AFTER PARTICIPATION IN A COMMUNITY BASED EXPERIENTIAL PROGRAM” DAVID BOWYER, R.PH (PI), EVAN T. ROBINSON, R.PH., PH.D.
  2. “CONSUMER ATTITUDES AND BELIEFS ABOUT PHARMACY SERVICES” DAVID BOWYER, R.PH (PI), DR. DAVID LATIF, PH.D, DR. KRISTA CAPEHART, PHARMD, DR. JULIE TESTMAN, PHARMD. 

Posters 

  1. “USING A 2008 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION ASSIGNMENT TO IMPROVE PARTICIPATION IN THE CO-CURRICULAR ADVOCACY THREAD“ DR. MICHELLE R. EASTON, PHARMD, DAVID BOWYER, R.PH, AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGES OF PHARMACY MEETING, BOSTON, MA, JULY 2009.
  2. ASSESSMENT OF PHARMACY MANPOWER IN WEST VIRGINIA. LATIF DA, ALKHATEEB FM, EASTON M, BOWYER D, BOTTORFF M. AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGES OF PHARMACY MEETING, SAN ANTONIO, TX, JULY 2011.

Presentations 

  1. “GETTING AN ADVOCACY CAMPAIGN OFF THE GROUND” WEST VIRGINIA PHARMACISTS ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING, STONEWALL RESORT, WESTON, WV, OCTOBER 2007
  2. “ASSESSING COMMUNICATION SKILLS OF PHARMACY STUDENTS” WEST VIRGINIA SOCIETY OF HEALTH SYSTEM PHARMACISTS MEETING, CHARLESTON, WV APRIL 2008
  3. “THE BASICS AND BENEFITS OF PRECEPTING STUDENTS” 2ND ANNUAL PHARMACIST DEVELOPMENT SYMPOSIUM, CHARLESTON, WV OCTOBER 2008
  4. “IMMUNIZATIONS AND THE PHARMACY CODE” WEST VIRGINIA PUBLIC HEALTH SYMPOSIUM, CHARLESTON, WV NOVEMBER, 2008
  5. “2009 WV PHARMACY LEGISLATIVE/LAW UPDATE” WEST VIRGINIA SOCIETY OF HEALTH SYSTEM PHARMACISTS MEETING, MORGANTOWN, WV APRIL 2009
  6. “ASSESSING STUDENT PERFORMANCE:IT’S MORE THAN NUMBERS ON AN EVALUATION FORM” WEST VIRGINIA SOCIETY OF HEALTH SYSTEM PHARMACISTS MEETING, MORGANTOWN, WV APRIL 2009
  7. “PRECEPTING PEARLS FOR ENHANCING THE STUDENT PRACTICE EXPERIENCE” (FACILIATOR) WEST VIRGINIA SOCIETY OF HEALTH SYSTEM PHARMACISTS MEETING, CHARLESTON, WV APRIL 2010
  8. “PROVIDING ACTIVE LEARNING EXPERIENCE IN THE PRACTICE SITE” WEST VIRGINIA PHARMACISTS ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING, STONEWALL RESORT, WESTON, WV, SEPTEMBER 2010
  9. “OVERVIEW OF WV REVISED PHARMACY PRACTICE RENEWAL AND NEW RULES” WEST VIRGINIA SOCIETY OF HEALTH SYSTEM PHARMACISTS MEETING, MORGANTOWN,WV APRIL 2011
     

Interests and Hobbies

Golf, boating


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