Nadia Lauren Dowshen, MD

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
34th St. and Civic Center Blvd
11 NW, Ste 10
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 267-426-2591
BA (Urban Studies)
University of Pennsylvania, 1999.
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2004.
University of Pennsylvania, 2016.
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Selected Publications

Schwartz L, Crosby L, Fredericks E, Devine K, Amaral S, Dowshen N.: Developing and Implementing mHealth Interventions to Improve Health Outcomes of AYA Living with Chronic Health Conditions: Lessons Learned and Practical Advice. Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference, Orlando, Florida April 2018 Notes: Oral Presentation. Accepted November 7, 2017.

Gruschow S, Kinsman S, Graves N, Dowshen N.: Pediatric primary care provider knowledge, attitudes, and skills in caring for gender non-conforming youth. Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine Meeting, Seattle, Washington March 2018 Notes: Poster Presentation. Accepted October 20, 2017.

Dowshen N, Gruschow S, Taylor S, Lee S, Hawkins L. : Barriers to care for gender non-conforming youth: Perspectives of experienced care providers, transgender youth and their parents. Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine Meeting, Seattle, Washington March 2018 Notes: Poster presentation. Accepted October 20, 2017.

Gallagher C, Lee S, Shofer F, Mollen CJ, Goyal M, Dowshen N : Pediatric Emergency Provider Sexually Transmitted Infection Screening Practices in Adolescents with Oropharyngeal or Anorectal Chief Complaints. Pediatric Emergency Care e-pub ahead of print, February 2018 Notes: Accepted for publication November 22, 2017. 2018 Feb 5. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0000000000001414. [Epub ahead of print]

Wood SM, Ratcliffe S, Gowda C, Lee S, Dowshen N, Gross R : Impact of Insurance Coverage on HIV Transmission Potential among Antiretroviral-Treated Youth Living with HIV. AIDS in press, 2018 Notes: Accepted January 15, 2018.

Dowshen N.: Philly pediatrician: Pa. shouldn't cut care for transgender kids. November 8, 2017 Notes:

Dhar CP, Kaflay D, Dowshen N, Miller VA, Ginsburg KR, Barg FK, Yun K.: Attitudes and Beliefs Pertaining to Sexual and Reproductive Health Among Unmarried, Female Bhutanese Refugee Youth in Philadelphia. Journal of Adolescent Health 17(1): 30312-9, September 2017 Notes: DOI:

Wood SM, Lowenthal E, Lee S, Ratcliffe S, Dowshen N: Longitudinal Viral Suppression among a Cohort of Adolescents and Young Adults with Behaviorally-Acquired HIV. AIDS Patient Care and STDs 31(9): 377-38, September 2017.

Hussen SA, Harper GW, Rodgers CRR, van den Berg JJ, Dowshen N, Hightow-Weidman LB: Cognitive and Behavioral Resilience among Young Gay and Bisexual Men Living with HIV. LGBT Health 4(4): 275-282, August 2017.

Nadia Dowshen, Allison Myers, Lin-Fan Wang: Military ban will risk the health and well-being of transgender Americans. August 2017.

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