Kristin Bowden, D.N.A.P., M.B.A.

  • Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, School of Medicine
  • Chief CRNA, Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, School of Medicine


Kristin was born and raised in Michigan. She has lived in Chicago and numerous areas within the Detroit area, most recently a resident of Ann Arbor before moving to Portland. She graduated from the CRNA program at Rush University Medical Center and completed her doctorate and MBA at Michigan. Before accepting her position at OHSU she was employed as a CRNA at the University of Michigan Hospital and held an adjunct faculty position at Michigan's school of nursing. Her daughter is 12 years old, attending 7th grade in the fall and her husband is an editor for the magazine, Car and Driver. She also brings with her a yellow Labrador. She is fond of running, cooking, gardening, and is known to partake in a wine tasting….or two. Feels fortunate to be a part of OHSU anesthesia team. 


  • B.S.N., 1995, University of Michigan
  • M.S.N., 2004, Rush University
  • D.N.P., 2017, University of Michigan
  • M.B.A., 2017, University of Michigan

Memberships and associations

  • American Association of Nure Anesthestist
  • Oregon Associatioin of Nurse Anesthestist
  • Michigan Association of Nurse Anesthestist


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