Nadia Lauren Dowshen, MD

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Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Director, Adolescent HIV Services & Medical Director, Adolescent HIV Clinic, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Faculty, PolicyLab, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Co-Founder & Medical Director, Gender and Sexuality Development Clinic, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Adolescent Medicine
Hub for Clinical Collaboration
3500 Civic Center
14th Floor
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

Herrera M, Darien K, Wood S, Work SE, Dowshen N: Integrating MOUD and HIV PrEP for Adolescents and Young Adults. American Society of Addiction Medicine April 2023.

Knowles K, Yapalater S, Wood SM, Dowshen N: Simulation of Contraceptive Access for Adolescents using a Pharmacist-staffed mHealth Application: Pilot Testing. Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine Meeting, Chicago, IL March 2023 Notes: Platform Research Presentation. Accepted December 2, 2022.

Hughes L, Restar A, Gamarel K, Kidd K, Dowshen N, the HIV and Sexual Health SIG: Care Under Attack: The Politicization of Pediatric and Adolescent Gender-Affirming Care and Ways Forward. Outlook: The Member Newsletter of the Society of Behavioral Medicine March 2023.

Tanner AE, Dowshen N, Rulison KR, Pather A, Knowles K, Goldstein M, Lee S, Doraivelu K, Darien K, Mertus SM, Jibriel M, & Hussen SA: Developing and Pilot Testing iTransition: A multilevel, mHealth intervention to support transition to adult care for youth living with HIV Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine Meeting, Chicago, IL March 2023 Notes: Poster Presentation. Accepted December 2, 2022.

Pickel J, Fiks AG, Karavite D, Maleki P, Beidas RS, Dowshen N, Petsis D, Gross R, Wood SM: Provider perspectives on clinical decision support to improve HIV prevention in pediatric primary care: a multiple methods study. Implementation Science Communications 4(18), February 2023.

Olateju A, Cervantes M, Dowshen N, Kuhns LM, Dhar CP: Acceptability of Telemedicine by Parents of Adolescent Patients in an Adolescent Clinic; a Cross-sectional Study. JMIR Pediatrics and Parenting 5(4), December 2022.

Nassau T, Loabile B, Dowshen N, Lowenthal E, Conway D, Brady KA, Momplaisir FM: Factors and outcomes associated with viral suppression trajectory group membership among youth transitioning from pediatric to adult HIV care. Journal of Adolescent Health October 2022 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2022.07.009. Epub 2022 Oct 8.

Darien K, Lee S, Knowles K, Wood S, Langer M, Lazar N, Dowshen N: Web Search Engine and Virtual Assistant Derived Health Information About Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Prevention in Adolescents and Young Adults (AYA) Youth + Tech + Health (YTH) Live Global 2022, Virtual October 2022 Notes: Digital Poster. Accepted May 17, 2022.

Knowles K, Yapalater S, Lee S, Wood S, Dowshen N: BCPASS: Pharmacist-staffed e-Platform to Simulate Contraceptive Access for Adolescents. Youth + Tech + Health (YTH) Live Global 2022, Virtual October 2022 Notes: Platform Session. Accepted May 16, 2022.

Mitchell HK, Keim G, Apple DE, Lett E, Zisk A, Dowshen NL, Nadir Y: Prevalence of gender dysphoria and suicidality and self-harm in a national pediatric database. The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health October 2022 Notes: doi: 10.1016/S2352-4642(22)00280-2. Epub 2022 Oct 27.

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