Nadia Lauren Dowshen

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Director of Adolescent HIV Services, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Faculty, PolicyLab: Center to bridge, research, practice, and policy, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Co-Founder and Director Gender and Sexuality Development Clinic, 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
Education:
BA (Urban Studies)
University of Pennsylvania, 1999.
MD
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2004.
MSHP
University of Pennsylvania, 2016.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Adolescent health, health equity for marginalized youth including those who are homeless, LGBT, living with or at-risk for HIV infection, mHealth and social media interventions

Selected Publications

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 Notes: Accepted for publication June 3, 2017 https://doi.org/10.1089/lgbt.2016.0135.

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

Dowshen, N, Lee, S, Franklin, J, Castillo, M, Barg, F: Access to Medical and Mental Health Services Across the HIV Care Continuum among Young Transgender Women: A Qualitative Study. Transgender Health 2(1): 81-90, July 2017 Notes: Accepted for publication June 7, 2017. https://doi.org/10.1089/trgh.2016.0046

Wood SM, Dowshen N, Gowda C, Lee S, Radcliffe SJ, Gross R: Potential for HIV Transmission Among Adolescents and Young Adults Receiving Antiretroviral Therapy. 9th IAS Conference on HIV Science July 2017 Notes: Oral Abstract Presentation. Accepted March 24, 2017.

Gallagher, C, Lee, S, Shofer, F, Mollen CJ, Goyal, M, Dowshen, N.: Sexually Transmitted Infection Screening Practices in Adolescents presenting to the Pediatric Emergency Department with Extragenital Complaints. Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting May 2017 Notes: Oral Presentation. Accepted February 10, 2016.

Lee, S, Dowshen, N.: iknowUshould2: Expanding a youth-driven STI/HIV testing social media campaign to include a focus on HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis. The Youth + Tech + Health (YTH) Conference May 2017 Notes: Accepted for oral presentation on December 6, 2016.

Lazar,NR, Rozansky, H, Ely, B, Dowshen, N.: Using Chart-Simulated Recall to Identify Barriers and Facilitators to Routine HIV Testing Among Pediatric Primary Care Providers Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting May 2017 Notes: Poster Presentation. Accepted February 10, 2016.

Magoon, K, Dowshen, N, Beamish, C, Christensen, J, Duthinh, E, Gruschow, S, Villanueva, J, Akers, A: Adolescents and Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives: Continued Barriers to Access After the Affordable Care Act. Society of Adolescent Health and Medicine Meeting March 2017 Notes: Poster Presentation. Accepted October 19, 2016.

Gallagher, C, Lee, S, Shofer, F, Mollen CJ, Goyal, M, Dowshen, N. : Sexually Transmitted Infection Screening Practices in Adolescents presenting to the Pediatric Emergency Department with Extragenital Complaints. Society of Adolescent Health and Medicine Meeting March 2017 Notes: Poster Presentation. Accepted October 19, 2016.

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Last updated: 10/17/2017
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