(written from a Production point of view)
Bowman is the last name of the actress who appeared as a nurse in several episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation. She received no credit for her appearances and was identified by the call sheets of the episodes.
According to the call sheets, Bowman was scheduled to appear in the fourth season episodes "First Contact" and "Night Terrors" in scenes in sickbay and in the episode "Galaxy's Child" in 10 Forward scenes but was either not filmed or cut from the final episodes. For the episode "The Drumhead" she filmed a scene in sickbay but this scene was removed from the final episode. Bowman was also scheduled to work in sickbay for the fifth season episodes "Unification I" and "A Matter of Time" but was replaced.