UTHSCSA Faculty Profiles v1.0

Bowling, Jason E

School of Medicine
(210) 567-4666

Dr. Jason Bowling is an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases at the UT Health San Antonio. After completing residency in Internal Medicine, he worked as a hospitalist in private practice for five years before returning to fellowship to complete subspecialty training in Infectious Diseases. He joined the Division of Infectious Diseases faculty in 2010. Since joining, he has maintained an active role as a clinician. He is in active rotation as the attending faculty physician on the inpatient Infectious Diseases consult service, the inpatient HIV medicine ward team, and also sees Infectious Diseases consults via telemedicine.

In addition to seeing patients, his work has involved hospital epidemiology, infection prevention, antimicrobial stewardship, and medical education. He is the Hospital Epidemiologist and has served as the Medical Director for Infection Control and Prevention and the Chair of the Infection Control Committee for University Health System (UHS) since 2010. He holds an appointment at Texas Biomedical Research Institute, which maintains an active biosafety level 4 laboratory, where he provides subject matter expertise on infection prevention and clinical infectious diseases. He also is the Chair of the University of Texas Health Science Center Bloodborne Pathogen Expert Review Panel. In his role as a member of the Southwest Texas Regional Advisory Council Core Group, he provides subject matter expertise on infection prevention and infectious diseases at a regional level.

He is actively involved in antimicrobial stewardship and serves as the Chair of the UHS Antibiotic Subcommittee and the Medical Director of the UHS Antimicrobial Stewardship team.

In addition to providing teaching to trainees of different levels (students, residents, and fellows) during clinical rotations, he has been involved in teaching the medical students in the pre-clinical curriculum since 2010. He was asked to join the initial group of faculty recruited to develop the new CIRCLE pre-clinical curriculum for first and second year medical students and he continues to serve as the Module Co-director for the Attack and Defense module, a 9 week foundational module for first year medical students that covers medical microbiology, immunology, and applicable pharmacology. He also contributes syllabuses and provides lectures to five other modules throughout the pre-clinical curriculum.

9/2016 - Present Associate Professor / Clinical UT Health San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
9/2016 - Present Antimicrobial Stewardship & Hospital Epidemiology Hill Country Memorial Hospital, Fredricksburg, TX
1/2014 - Present Adjunct Assistant Scientist Texas Biomedical Research Institute, San Antonio, TX
1/2014 - Present Medical Director Antimicrobial Stewardship Team University Health System, San Antonio, TX
12/2010 - Present Infectious Diseases Staff Physician South Texas Veterans Healthcare System, San Antonio, TX
8/2010 - Present Medical Director Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy Clinic University Health System, San Antonio, TX
8/2010 - Present Infectious Diseases Staff Physician University Health System, San Antonio, TX
8/2010 - Present Hospital Epidemiologist and Medical Director Infection Control and Prevention University Health System, San Antonio, TX