Kristin Bowden, DNAP, MBA, CRNA

  • 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, she was an Ann Arbor resident before moving to Portland in 2017. 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. 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 leadership team. 

Education and training

    • 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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