A photo of Katherine Bowers.

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Biography & Affiliation

Academic Affiliation

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics




PhD: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD.

Post-doctoral Fellowship: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH, Bethesda MD.


Birth Planning in Uncertain or Life-Limiting Fetal Diagnoses: Perspectives of Physicians and Parents. Cortezzo, DE; Bowers, K; Meyer, MC. Journal of Palliative Medicine. 2019; 22:1337-1345.

Intergenerational effects of maternal early life adversity on infant DNA methylation of NR3C1. Bowers, K; Ji, H; Ding, L; Ammerman, R; Van Ginkel, J; Yolton, K; Folger, AT. Annals of Epidemiology. 2019; 28:656-656.

Early infant attention as a predictor of social and communicative behavior in childhood. Bowers, K; Khoury, J; Sucharew, H; Xu, Y; Chen, A; Lanphear, B; Yolton, K. International Journal of Behavioral Development. 2019; 43:204-211.

Diabetes & Women's Health (DWH) Study: An observational study of long-term health consequences of gestational diabetes, their determinants and underlying mechanisms in the USA and Denmark. Zhang, C; Olsen, SF; Hinkle, SN; Gore-Langton, RE; Vaag, A; Grunnet, LG; Yeung, EH; Bao, W; Bowers, K; Liu, A; et al. BMJ Open. 2019; 9:e025517-e025517.

Ambient ozone and fine particulate matter exposures and autism spectrum disorder in metropolitan Cincinnati, Ohio. Kaufman, JA; Wright, JM; Rice, G; Connolly, N; Bowers, K; Anixt, J. Environmental Research. 2019; 171:218-227.

Neonatal NR3C1 Methylation and Social-Emotional Development at 6 and 18 Months of Age. Folger, AT; Ding, L; Ji, H; Yolton, K; Ammerman, RT; Van Ginkel, JB; Bowers, K. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience. 2019; 13.

Nonmedically Indicated Induction of Labor Compared with Expectant Management in Nulliparous Women Aged 35 Years or Older. Kawakita, T; Bowers, K; Khoury, JC. American Journal of Perinatology: neonatal and maternal-fetal medicine. 2019; 36:45-52.

Assessing the Impact of Excessive Gestational Weight Gain Among Women With Type 1 Diabetes on Overweight/Obesity in Their Adolescent and Young Adult Offspring: A Pilot Study. McWhorter, KL; Bowers, K; Dolan, L; Deka, R; Jackson, CL; Khoury, JC. Frontiers in Endocrinology. 2018; 9.

Maternal distress and hair cortisol in pregnancy among women with elevated adverse childhood experiences. Bowers, K; Ding, L; Gregory, S; Yolton, K; Ji, H; Meyer, J; Ammerman, RT; Van Ginkel, J; Folger, A. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2018; 95:145-148.

Participation in Home Visitation is Associated with Higher Utilization of Early Intervention. Bowers, K; Folger, AT; Zhang, N; Sa, T; Ehrhardt, J; Meinzen-Derr, J; Goyal, NK; Van Ginkel, JB; Ammerman, RT. Maternal and Child Health Journal. 2018; 22:494-500.