Human Development and Family Studies

HDFS Newsletter 2-28-13

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Gary Bowen: Recipient of the School of Health and Human Sciences Distinguished Alumni Award

HDFS is proud that Dr. Bowen, who earned his Ph.D. in Human Development and Family Studies in 1981, is this year’s recipient of the School of Health and Human Sciences Distinguished Alumni Award.  Gary is currently the Kenan Distinguished Professor in the School of Social Work at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he co-directed the development of the Ph.D. Program in Social Work. He is a past-president of the National Council on Family Relations.  Among many other areas of expertise, Gary has extensive experience working with all branches of the military services and has visited installations worldwide during the past 30 years consulting with military policymakers, researchers, and practitioners across a range of mental health and social service issues.