Nadia Lauren Dowshen, MD

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Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Adolescent Medicine) 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
Distinguished Endowed Chair, Department of Pediatrics, 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: 267-257-5668
Lab: 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

Davies S, Darien K, Bazyar F, Biddle J, Brown B, Christman C, Saurman M, Wood S, Thomas D, Dowshen N: A Multimodal Qualitative Approach to Understanding Menstrual Health Equity among Adolescents and Young Adults. Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology August 2023 Notes: doing: 10.1016/j.jpag.2023.07.010. Epub 2023 Aug 3.

Kahn N, Sequeira G, Garris M, Orlich F, Christakis D, Taye B, Conard L, Dowshen NL, Kazak A, Nahata L, Nokoff N, Voss R, Richardson L: Co-Occurring Autism Spectrum Disorder and Gender Dysphoria in Adolescents. Pediatrics August 2023 Notes: doi: 10.1542/peds.2023-061363. Epub 2023 Jul 3.

Darien K, Lee S, Knowles K, Wood S, Langer M, Lazar N, Dowshen N: Health Information From Web Search Engines and Virtual Assistants About Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for HIV Prevention in Adolescents and Young Adults: Content Analysis. JMIR Pediatrics and Parenting July 2023 Notes: doi: 10.2196/41806.

Hussen SA, Dowshen N, Rulison KR, Doraivelu K, Knowles K, Goldstein M, Lee S, Darien K, Chaudhury C, Byrd, Mertus SM, Jibriel M, Tanner AE: Lessons Learned from iTransition: An mHealth Intervention to Support Transition to Adult Care for Youth Living with HIV. 18th International Conference on HIV Treatment and Prevention Adherence, IAPAC, Fajardo, PR June 2023 Notes: Poster Presentation. Accepted April 7, 2023.

Herrera MC, Darien K, Wood S, Work SE, Dowshen N: Integrating MOUD and HIV PrEP for Adolescents and Young Adults. American Society of Addiction Medicine, Washington, DC April 2023 Notes: Poster Presentation. Accepted February 13, 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.

Momplaisir F, McGlonn K, Grabill M, Moahi K, Nkwihoreze H, Knowles K, Laguerre, R, Dowshen N, Hussen SA, Tanner AE, Lowenthal ED: Strategies to Improve Outcomes of Youth Experiencing Healthcare Transition from Pediatric to Adult HIV care in a Large U.S. City. Archives of Public Health 81(49), March 2023 Notes: doi: 10.1186/s13690-023-01057-8.

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 Notes: doi: 10.1186/s43058-023-00394-7.

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Last updated: 09/03/2023
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