Nicole R. Fowler, PHD, MHSA

Nicole R. Fowler, PHD, MHSA

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Scientist, Indiana University Center for Aging Research
  • Investigator, Regenstrief Institute, Inc.

Nicole Fowler is an applied health services researcher in the areas of nonpharmacologic approaches in dementia care, family caregiving, and medical decision making for older adults with cognitive impairment.  As an investigator, the overarching focus of her research program is the development, testing, and comparison of evidence-based and patient-centered interventions that improve the quality of care for older adults with Alzheimer’s disease and their family caregivers, in particular medical decision making interventions to support family caregivers of older adults with Alzheimer’s disease.  Her research has been funded by multiple foundations along with the NIA, NCATS, and DOD.

“The care that we provide these vulnerable individuals could be improved if we make doctors more aware of what options are available especially as those options increase.”