Amber Bowell believes her most important role as a physician assistant is to be a great listener, advocate and educator to all her patients. "I enjoy the interaction with people and treasure the relationships that are formed," she says. "I find joy in helping my patients achieve their health goals."
After earning her Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree in foreign language and literature-Spanish from Colorado State University, she went on to receive her Master of Science Physician Assistant degree from Quinnipiac University in Connecticut. She is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. During rotations at Quinnipiac, she had a special emphasis in dermatology and infectious disease.
Amber joins Providence from Middlesex Hospital in Durham, Conn., where she worked in primary care for several years and volunteered providing medical care to migrant farm workers.
Amber was born in Nebraska and was raised on a farm until her family moved to Colorado when she was a teenager. She now calls the Pacific Northwest home with her husband, twin boy and girl and two cats.
In her free time, Amber enjoys running, yoga, travelling and being outdoors. She is fluent in Spanish.
Medical degree - physician assistant: Quinnipiac University, Hamden, Conn.
Amber also received special training in dermatology and infectious disease. She is certified by the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AANP) and by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).