Priscilla Bowens



Education and Clerkships

J.D., University of Texas School of Law, 2016, Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal

M.P.H, University of Florida, 2013

D.V.M, Tuskegee University, 2006, cum laude

B.S., Tuskegee University, 2002, magna cum laude

  • Judicial Intern to the Honorable Judge Louis Sturns, Texas 213th District Court, 2015
  • Judicial Intern to the Honorable Judge Lee Gabriel, Texas Second District Court of Appeals, 2014
  • Judicial Intern to the Honorable Judge Anne Gardner, Texas Second District Court of Appeals, 2014
  • Molecular Biology Post Graduate Program, Universität Zurich, 2006-2008


Texas, 2016


Priscilla Bowens is an associate in the Healthcare and Life Sciences Practice Group in the Dallas office of Haynes and Boone.

Priscilla advises and counsels healthcare providers and food, cosmetic, and medical device companies on how best to meet their business goals and manage the increasingly complex regulatory and compliance environment in the healthcare and food and drug industry.

Priscilla is also a licensed Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, having practiced in the areas of emergency medicine and general medicine and surgery for several years. Additionally, she interned at Pfizer Animal Health (Zoetis), was a trainee in NASA’s SLSTP program, and conducted cardiovascular research in an NIH-funded program. Priscilla also conducted food safety research in Zurich, Switzerland for two years, where she collaborated with an international, multidisciplinary team to develop new technologies to detect toxins in human food and animal feed.

During law school, Priscilla co-founded two organizations: Texas Parents Attending Law School and Texas Law Women’s Christian Fellowship. She was a member of the Student Recruitment and Orientation Committee and currently serves as an alumni representative for the class of 2016.

Priscilla enjoys serving her local community as well. She currently teaches preschool age children at Sunday school and volunteers with Tarrant County Medical Reserve Corps and a local nursing facility. She has also volunteered for the Dallas Kidney Walk and twice served as a judge at the Austin Regional Science Festival.

Selected Publications and Speeches

  • “MACRA and the New Model of Provider Reimbursement,” co-author, The RAP Sheet (an AHLA Practice Groups Newsletter), June 2017.
  • “Multi-Factorial Approach to the Opioid Epidemic: Public Health Perspective,” author, ABA Health Law Section, ABA Health eSource, Opioid Epidemic Special Edition, October 2016.
  • “A New PCR-based Bioassay Strategy for the Detection of Type A Trichothecenes in Food,” co-author, 134(5):939-44, Analyst, May 2009.


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