Cadence Bowden MSW, MPH
Cadence Bowden is a clinical research coordinator at PolicyLab and the Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness (CPCE) at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Ms. Bowden is working with Dr. Senbagam Virudachalam on Home Plate, a randomized controlled trial to evaluate a peer-mentored intervention focused on improving food preparation practices among parents of toddlers.
Prior to joining PolicyLab, Ms. Bowden worked as the community health and wellness coordinator at a multi-service agency in Philadelphia where she was charged with developing and implementing programming for various populations throughout the city. Ms. Bowden received her Master of Social Work and Master of Public Health degrees from the University of Pennsylvania. During her graduate studies, she conducted original research examining men’s beliefs, intentions and actions surrounding contraception and conception, and she served as a Graduate Research Assistant at the Center for Injury Research and Prevention at CHOP on a study aimed at preventing risky teen driving.