Rebecca Shadowen, MD, FACP, FSHEA, a specialist in Infectious Diseases & Healthcare Epidemiology at Med Center Health and a leader with the Bowling Green–Warren County Coronavirus Workgroup, passed away on September 11 following a four-month battle with COVID-19. Dr. Shadowen first announced she tested positive for the virus on May 13th.
Connie Smith, President and CEO of Med Center Health, stated, “We are grieving the loss of Dr. Rebecca Shadowen. There are really no words to describe the pain felt by her family, physician colleagues and Med Center Health teammates. Dr. Shadowen will forever be remembered as a nationally recognized expert who provided the very best care for our patients and community. She was a dear friend to many.”
Dr. Shadowen joined the Medical Staff at The Medical Center at Bowling Green in 1989, and has been a physician leader in our region, across the Commonwealth of Kentucky and nationally for over 30 years. She will be deeply missed by all who knew her.
The Dr. Rebecca D. Shadowen Research and Education Fund continues the legacy of Dr. Shadowen’s commitment to outstanding healthcare in our community. To donate, please visit MCHealth.Foundation.org.