Nadia Lauren Dowshen

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Attending Physician, 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
BA (Urban Studies)
University of Pennsylvania, 1999.
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2004.
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

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.

Dowshen, N, Villanueva, J, Christensen, J, Duthinh, E, Gruschow, S: Insurance coverage of transition-related health services for gender non-conforming and transgender children and adolescents in a large metropolitan area. US Professional Association for Transgender Health (USPATH) February 2017 Notes: Poster Presentation. Accepted October 18, 2016.

Dowshen, N: Adolescents in the HIV Treatment Cascade. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Exposition(3149.0), October 2016 Notes: Oral Panel.

UNICEF: Adolescent Living with HIV: Developing and Strengthening Care and Support Services. \{UNICEF CEECIS } July 2016.

Marcu, G, Dowshen, N, Saha, S, Sarreal, RR, and Andalibi, N.: TreatYoSelf: Empathy-driven behavioral intervention for marginalized youth living with HIV. 10th EAI International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare May 2016 Notes: Research Paper and Oral Presentation, Accepted March 1, 2016.

Dowshen, N, Meadows, R, Byrnes, M, Hawkins, L, Eder, J, and Noonan, K. : Policy Perspective: Ensuring Comprehensive Care and Support for Gender Nonconforming Children and Adolescents. Transgender Health 1(1): 75-85, May 2016 Notes: doi:10.1089/trgh.2016.0002.

Dowshen, N, Matone, M, Luan, X, Lee, S, Belzer, M, Fernandez, MI, Rubin, D, and the Adolescent Medicine Trials Network for HIV/AIDS Interventions: Behavioral and Health Outcomes for HIV+ Young Transgender Women (YTW) Linked to and Engaged in Medical Care. LGBT Health 3(2): 162-7, April 2016 Notes: e-pub ahead of print on March 11, 2015. doi:10.1089/lgbt.2014.0062.

Dowshen, N, Meisarah, M, Lee, S: Mobile Phone and Social Media Use and Preferences for a Secondary Prevention mHealth Intervention among Youth Living with HIV. Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting April/May 2016 Notes: Poster Presentation. Accepted February 11, 2016.

Lee, S, Dowshen, N.: Treat Yo Self: Development of an app to improve adherence to medication for HIV+ youth. The Youth + Tech + Health (YTH) Conference April 2016 Notes: Oral Presentation. Accepted December 8, 2015.

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Last updated: 11/18/2016
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