A non-profit leader with experience and expertise developing community programs and leading stakeholder engagement, Brandin Bowden has a background in health promotion and a deep interest in equitable strategic visioning and planning.
He joins HMA after serving with The Institute for Integrative Health in Baltimore where he was the director of community programs. Brandin is skilled in team management, fundraising, youth development, health education, curriculum development, and social media engagement.
He has designed and evaluated community-based integrative health programs while engaging heavily in community and stakeholder partnerships in order to create interventions that inspire real change.
Previously, he worked for HealthCorps, a nonprofit organization that provides school-based and organizational health education and peer mentoring in addition to community outreach to underserved populations. While there, he identified new opportunities to serve the Washington, DC community including developing and facilitating curriculum for high school enrichment programs, training modules, and employee workshops. He also worked as an outreach associate for the Men’s Health Network, where he partnered with community-based organizations to promote men’s health through resource sharing and prevention education.
Brandin earned a Master of Science degree in nutrition and integrative health from the Maryland University of Integrated Health and a bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University of Michigan. He also completed a fellowship with the Johns Hopkins University’s Urban Health Institute in the Bunting Neighborhood Leadership Program.