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

Tanner AEE, Dowshen N, Philbin MM, Rulison KL, Lee S, Moore SJ, Fortenberry JD, Hussen SA.: Supporting youth living with HIV during the transition from pediatric/adolescent- to adult-oriented HIV care: Protocol for development and pilot implementation of iTransition. Journal of Medical Internet Research 10(4): e24565, April 2021 Notes: doi: 10.2196/24565.

Arrington-Sanders R, Hailey-Fair K, Wirtz A, Castillo M, Dowshen N (order??): A Social Network Agenda to Engage and transform the health of Black and Latinx Sexual and Gender Minority Youth (BLSGMY). Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine Meeting, Virtual March 2021 Notes: On-Demand Workshop Presentation. Accepted November 20, 2020.

McDowell A, Dowshen N. : Measuring and Addressing Inequities in Health Care Access for Transgender and Gender Diverse Youth in the U.S. Journal of Adolescent Health 68(3): 431-432, March 2021 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2020.12.125.

Kidd K, Sequeira G, Katz-Wise S, Fetcher-Leggett MO, Miller E, Dowshen N. (order??): "Difficult To Find, Stressful To Navigate": Parents' Experiences With Affirming Care for Gender Diverse Youth. Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine, Virtual March 2021 Notes: Platform Presentation. Accepted January 17th, 2021.

Wallace C, Schein Y, Carabelli G, Patel , Mehta N, Dowshen N, Kassam-Adams N, Ginsburg K, Mollen C.: A Survivor-Derived Approach to Addressing Trafficking in the Pediatric ED. Pediatrics 147(1), January 2021 Notes: EPub ahead of print e20200772.

Apple DE, Lett E, Wood S, Freeman Baber K, Chuo J, Schwartz LA, Petsis D, Faust H, Dowshen N.: Acceptability of Telehealth for Gender-Affirming Care in Transgender and Gender Diverse Youth and their Caregivers. Transgender Health In Press 2021 Notes: Accepted for publication January 12, 2021.

Wood SM, Schwartz L, Baber K, Petsis D, Apple DE, Faust H, Chuo J, Dowshen N.: Feasibility and acceptability of a rapidly-scaled telehealth program for adolescent subspecialty care during the COVID-19 pandemic 13th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation in Health, Virtual December 2020 Notes: Poster presentation.

Mehringer J, Harrison J, Quain K, Shea J, Hawkins L, Dowshen N: Transmasculine Youths’ Experiences of Chest Dysphoria and Masculinizing Chest Surgery: A Qualitative Analysis. World Professional Association for Transgender Health Virtual 26th Scientific Symposium November 2020 Notes: Oral Presentation. Accepted September 10, 2020.

Lett L, Dowshen N, Baker K.: Intersectionality and Health Inequities for Gender Minority Blacks in the United States. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 59(5): 639-647, November 2020 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2020.04.013.

Kidd KM, Sequeira GM, Paglisotti T, Katz-Wise SL, Kazmerski TM, Hillier A, Miller E, Dowshen N.: “This Could Mean Death for My Child”: Parent Perspectives on Laws Banning Gender-Affirming Care for Minors in the United States. World Professional Association for Transgender Health International Conference, Hong Kong. November 2020 Notes: Oral presentation. Given online due to COVID-19 pandemic

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