Dr. Rebecca Dawn Shadowen M.D.
Infectious Disease Specialist | Infectious Disease720 Second Avenue Suite 307 Bowling Green KY, 42101
Dr. Rebecca Shadowen is an infectious disease specialist practicing in Bowling Green, KY. Dr. Shadowen specializes in infections that are difficult to diagnose or unresponsive to treatments, such as HIV or airborne infections from a foreign country. Infectious disease specialists usually work with conditions that are not treatable by a primary physician but it is important to keep contact with the primary physician in order to receive information about the patients history and for deciding which diagnostic tests are appropriate.
Education and Training
Univ of Louisville Sch of Med, Louisville Ky 1984
Infectious Disease (Internal Medicine)
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Infectious Disease
Areas of expertise and specialization
- Resident of the Year 1987 UMKC Affiliated Hospitals
- Women of Achievement For Sience and Health 2001 Bowling Green Human Rights Commission
- Fellow, Society of Healthcare Epidemiologist of America (FSHEA) 2000 Society of Healthcare Epidemiologists of America
- Infectious Diseases Society of America
- Society of Healthcare Epidemiologists of America
- American College of Physicians
- Warren County Medical Society
- Univ Mo Kc Affil Hosps, Internal Medicine Truman Med Ctr-West, Internal Medicine
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Patient Experience with Dr. Shadowen
- I had COVID-19, now what?
In a previous article I have written, I have explained certain measures to take when you get positive COVID-19 results. I understand that getting the news of a COVID-19 diagnosis can cause feelings of sadness. Upon talking with patients, I have heard about their sentiments. How they worry, how...
- How Does Convalescent Plasma Therapy Work?
Thanks to the clinical trials that have been carried out to find a solution for fighting the novel coronavirus, the statistics of recovered patients in the world are slowly rising. Worldwide, we have a 25% recovery rate. Although that is still far beyond our target which is 100%, we should still...
- 5 Tips On Living with HIV
HIV, which stands for human immunodeficiency virus, is an infection that attacks the human being's defense system. When the infection gets into the body, it slowly destroys the immune system, leaving the body weak to various infections. As the virus continues to stay in the body, it develops from...
- Foodborne Diseases Commonly Occur With Imported Foods
According to the CDC, imported foods from different countries are causing more outbreaks of foodborne diseases. “Among the different foods imported from other countries, fish and spices, particularly pepper, are the culprits," says Hannah Gould, PhD, said in a report presented at the International...
- What Is Diarrhea: Get the Facts
Diarrhea is a very common water-borne disease. A person who has diarrhea passes loose or liquid stool at least three times a day or more frequently than what is normal for the person. The reason behind the consistency and frequency of these bowel movements in a case of diarrhea is the increased flow...
- HIV: 5 Transmission Myths
What is HIV?HIV is a virus that was discovered in the 1980s. It attacks a person's immune system, causing it to be too weak to fight outside infections. The HIV virus works by destroying white blood cells, called CD4 cells, in the immune system, and progresses through three stages, the last of which...