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.
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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

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 24-26 2016 Notes: Oral Presentation. Accepted December 8, 2015.

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. Society of Adolescent Health and Medicine Meeting March 2016 Notes: Poster Presentation. Accepted October 21, 2015.

Schwartz, LA, Daniel, LC, Butler, E, Henry-Moss, D, Bonafide, C, Dowshen, N, Hobbie, W, Kersun, L, Pierce, L, Szalda, D, Li, Y, Barakat, L.: A Pilot Text Messaging Intervention for Adolescents and Young Adults Recently Off Treatment for Cancer Society of Adolescent Health and Medicine Meeting March 2016 Notes: Accepted October 21, 2015.

Dowshen, N, Lee, S, Castillo, M, Hawkins, L, Barg, FK: Barriers and Facilitators to HIV Prevention, Testing, and Treatment among Young Transgender Women. Society of Adolescent Health and Medicine Meeting March 2016 Notes: Poster Presentation. Accepted October 21, 2015.

Fields, EL, Sanders, RA, Dowshen, N, Castillo, M: #MeetingThemWhereTheyAre: Using mHealth Technologies to Identify and Address the Social Context of Sexual Health and HIV Risk in the Lives of Sexual and Gender Minority Youth. Society of Adolescent Health and Medicine Meeting March 2016 Notes: Workshop. Accepted October 21, 2015.

Wood, SM, Lowenthal, E, Lee, S, Dowshen, N.: Longitudinal Virologic Suppression Among a Cohort of Behaviorally HIV-Infected Youth. Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections February 2016 Notes: Accepted November 12, 2015.

Houdek, Lauren, Frasso, Rosie, Dowshen, Nadia: Internet Use Among Youth Experiencing Homelessness - Novel Opportunities for Outreach" 143rd American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Exposition October 2015.

Mehta, A, Goyal, M, Dowshen, N, Mistry, R.: Practices, Beliefs, and Perceived Barriers to Adolescent Human Immunodeficiency Virus Screening in the Emergency Department. Pediatric Emergency Care 31(9): 621-6, September 2015 Notes: epub April 1, 2015. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0000000000000370.

Lee, S, Dowshen, N, Matone, M, Mollen, C.: Variation in Practice of Expedited Partner Therapy (EPT) for Adolescents by State Policy Environment. Journal of Adolescent Health 57(3): 348-50, September 2015 Notes: epub August 20, 2015. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2015.05.013.

Wood S, Dowshen N, Lowenthal E.: A Generation at Stake: Time to Improve the Global HIV/AIDS Care Continuum for Adolescents. JAMA Pediatrics 169(7): 619-620, July 2015 Notes: Viewpoint. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2015.58.

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Last updated: 02/08/2016
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