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Thursday, July 21, 2016

Pediatrician honored for her compassionate care, clinical excellence

GREENWOOD, Indiana – Pediatrician Shanna Bowman, MD, has been recognized as the latest recipient of the Healing Hands Award, presented quarterly by Franciscan St. Francis Health.

With her colleagues and family looking on, Dr. Bowman was recently presented with the award, which recognizes physicians for excellence in clinical skills, patient relations, research, stewardship and reflection of the hospital’s ministry, values and mission.

Dr. Bowman practices at County Line Pediatrics, a Franciscan Physician Network practice. She has been affiliated with Franciscan St. Francis Health since 2010.

“Shanna Bowman obviously has a great impact on everyone and has touched many lives,” said Christopher Doehring, MD, vice president of medical affairs. “She has the utmost respect from her colleagues and the staff who work with her.”

Dr. Doehring was joined by David Mandelbaum, MD (director of medical staff engagement) and Paul Driscoll, MD (executive medical director for Franciscan Physician Network) in making the award presentation.

Several parents of Dr. Bowman’s patients nominated her for the Healing Hands honor. One wrote: “She is always very patient and answers any questions I have -- and she remembers me and my kiddos by name and they love her!" 

Board-certified in pediatrics, Dr. Bowman earned her undergraduate degree from Indiana University in Bloomington and her medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine. She completed her residency training at Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Dr. Bowman is presented the award by (from left) Drs. Christopher Doehring (vice president of medical affairs), David Mandelbaum  (director of medical staff engagement) and Paul Driscoll (executive medical director for Franciscan Physician Network.