Marcie Fowler

Marcie Fowler, Ph.D., is a research physiologist at the United States Army Institute of Surgical Research (USAISR). Since 2009, Dr. Fowler has conducted both clinical and preclinical research for the Battlefield Pain Management and the Burn Injuries Task Areas at USAISR.  Her research focus has included the characterization of analgesic administration both in the hospital and in theater, as well as the development of novel animal models of pain and the analyses of efficacy and mechanisms of novel analgesics.  Dr. Fowler holds a Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport and a B.S. degree in Biology from Louisiana Tech University.

“Mad Scientist” series - There is a need for improved pain control on the battlefield, as well as in higher echelons of casualty care.