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Rebecca Shadowen, MD, Infectious Disease, Bowling Green, KY

RebeccaDawnShadowenMDFACP, FSHEA

Infectious Disease Bowling Green, KY

Healthcare Epidemiologist Director, Infectious Disease & Travel Medicine Specialists Medical Director, Med Center Health Physician Group Assistant Professor, Clinical Instructor University of Kentucky School of Medicine Gratis Faculty, University of Louisville School of Medicine

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Summary

  • Small town girl, raised on a farm in Kentucky goes to college, gets in medical school, marries college sweetheart and studies Infectious Diseases. Settles in an underserved area, establishes Infectious Diseases and Travel Medicine, continuing to adapt to the medical environment and all its controls, governmental regulations. Remains well trained, awarded, up to date, board recertified. But mostly; wife, mother, Christian, community centered.

Education & Training

  • CDC-SHEA
    CDC-SHEACertificate, Healthcare Epidemiology, 1989 - 1989
  • Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine
    Medical University of South Carolina College of MedicineFellowship, Infectious Disease, 1987 - 1989
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
    University of Missouri-Kansas City School of MedicineResidency, Internal Medicine, 1985 - 1987
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
    University of Missouri-Kansas City School of MedicineInternship, Internal Medicine, 1984 - 1985
  • University of Louisville School of Medicine
    University of Louisville School of MedicineClass of 1984

Certifications & Licensure

  • KY State Medical License
    KY State Medical License 1989 - 2021
  • SC State Medical License
    SC State Medical License 1987 - 1989
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Infectious Disease
  • National Board of Physicians and Surgeons Infectious Disease
  • National Board of Physicians and Surgeons Internal Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • America's Top Physicians Consumer's Research Council, 1995-2014
  • Outstanding Healthcare Professional Bowling Green Human Rights Commission, 2012
  • Fellow American College of Physicians, 2012
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Press Mentions

  • Dr. Rebecca Shadowen to Present Lancaster-Puckett Lecture on Nov. 14
    Dr. Rebecca Shadowen to Present Lancaster-Puckett Lecture on Nov. 14November 1st, 2019
  • First Ever Research Day at Western Kentucky Heart and Lung Honors Dr. Rebecca Shadowen
    First Ever Research Day at Western Kentucky Heart and Lung Honors Dr. Rebecca ShadowenMay 22nd, 2021
  • Med Center Health's Dr. Rebecca Shadowen Hospitalized After Positive COVID-19 Test
    Med Center Health's Dr. Rebecca Shadowen Hospitalized After Positive COVID-19 TestAugust 26th, 2020
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Committees

  • Chair, Continuing Medical Education 2014 - Present
  • Chair, Antibiotic Stewardship 2012 - Present
  • Chair, Infection Prevention 1989 - Present
  • Member, Pharmacy & Therapeutics 1989 - Present
  • Member, SBDM BGJH 2010 - 2011
  • Member, Health Education in Kentucky Schools 1987 - 2000