Dr. James Bowen is the medical director for the Multiple Sclerosis Center at Swedish. He is board certified in neurology. Dr. Bowen was inducted into the National MS Society Hall of Fame for Health Professionals and Researchers in 2005. Dr. Bowen's mission is to offer comprehensive care to help patients achieve their highest level of wellness. Because MS affects each person differently, Dr. Bowen believes that it is important to address every aspect of care, including medical and nonmedical issues. He strives to partner with patients in achieving their highest level of well-being. His research interests emphasize clinical trials of new treatments for multiple sclerosis, and he has published over 200 articles, abstracts and chapters relating to MS or other neurological diseases.