Nadia Lauren Dowshen, MD

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Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics
Graduate Group Affiliations

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Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care
3500 Civic Center Blvd.
12th Floor, Adolescent Medicine
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

Mitchell HK, Apple DE, Lett E, Dowshen N, Yehya N: Attempted suicide, suicidal ideation and self-harm in pediatric patients with gender dysphoria. 51st Critical Care Congress, San Jaun, Puerto Rico February 2022 Notes: Abstract accepted October 14, 2021.

Hughes L, Kidd K, Gamarel K, Operario D, Dowshen N: “These Laws will be Devastating”: Provider Perspectives on Legislation Banning Gender-Affirming Care for Transgender Adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Health October 2021 Notes: DOI: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2021.08.020; epub ahead of print

Nunes-Moreno M, Buchanan C, Cole FS, Davis S, Dempsey A, Dowshen N, Furniss A, Kazak AE, Kerlek AJ, Margolis P, Pyle L, Razzaghi H, Reirden DH, Schwartz B, Sequeira GM, Nokoff NJ: Behavioral health diagnoses in youth with gender dysphoria compared to controls: A PEDSnet study. Journal of Pediatrics September 2021 Notes: ePub ahead of print; doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2021.09.032.

Bonett S, Dowshen N, Bauermeister J, Meanley S, Wirtz A, Celentano D, Galai N, Arrington-Sanders R : Characterizing the PrEP continuum for Black and Latinx sexual and gender minority youth. AIDS and Behavior September 2021 Notes: doi: 10.1007/s10461-021-03476-6; epub ahead of print.

Hobson B, Lett E, Hawkins LA, Swendiman RA, Nance ML, Dowshen N.: Transgender Youth Experiences with Implantable GnRH Agonists for Puberty Suppression. Transgender Health September 2021 Notes: ePub ahead of print; https://doi.org/10.1089/trgh.2021.0006.

Gupta S, Tanner A, Hussen S, Dowshen N: iTransition: Digital Health Spotlight. Pattern Health September 15 2021 Notes: https://pattern.health/articles/itransition-digital-health-spotlight.

Apple DE, Mehringer J, Kidd K, Lett E, Dowshen N: Ensuring a policy environment supportive of gender-affirming care for youth. PolicyLab Brief, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia August 2021 Notes: https://bit.ly/Gender-Affirming-Care-Brief.

Lauber K, Dowshen N, Parrish D, Gonzalez E, Naar S, Jauregui JC, Harper GW.: Recommendations for Conducting TeleMental Health Services with Sexual and Gender Minority (SGM) Youth and Youth Living with HIV Fact Sheet. Adolescent Trials Network for HIV/AIDS Interventions August 2021.

Ahonkhai AA, Pierce LJ, Mbugua S, Wasula B, Owino S, Amaral S, Ezechi OC, Okonkwo P, Dowshen N, Were MC.: PEERNaija: A gamified mHealth behavioral intervention to improve adherence to anti-retroviral treatment among adolescents and young adults in Nigeria Frontiers in Reproductive Health July 2021 Notes: https://doi.org/10.3389/frph.2021.656507.

Bonnett S, Petsis D, Dowshen N, Bauermeister J, Wood SM: The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Sexually Transmitted Infection/Human Immunodeficiency Virus Testing Among Adolescents in a Large Pediatric Primary Care Network Sexually Transmitted Diseases July 2021 Notes: DOI: 10.1097/OLQ.0000000000001427

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