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Penn Center for AIDS Research

Nadia Lauren Dowshen

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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
Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care
3500 Civic Center Blvd.
12th Floor, Adolescent Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 267-426-2591
Education:
BA (Urban Studies)
University of Pennsylvania, 1999.
MD
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2004.
MSHP
University of Pennsylvania, 2016.
Post-Graduate Training
Residency, Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 2004-2007.
Fellowship, General Academic Pediatrics, Children's Memorial Hospital, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 2007-2009.
Fellowship, Adolescent Medicine, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 2009-2011.
Certifications
American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatrics, 2007.
American Board of Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine, 2012.
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Selected Publications

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.

Valentine A, Davis S, Furniss A, Dowshen N, Kazak AE, Lewis C, Loeb DF, Nahata L, Pyle L, Schilling LM, Sequeira G, Nokoff N: Multicenter Analysis of Cardiometabolic-Related Diagnoses in Transgender and Gender Diverse Youth: a PEDSnet study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 107(10): e4004-e4014, September 2022 Notes: doi: 10.1210/clinem/dgac469.

Wood S, Bauermeister J, Phillips AW, Garcia S, Beidas R, Dowshen N, Fiks A, Young J, Gross R : Development of a PrEP-inclusive STI and HIV prevention intervention for youth with sexually transmitted infections in primary care. International AIDS Conference, Montreal, Canada July/August 2022 Notes: Accepted April 4, 2022.

Knowles K, Dowshen N, Lee S, Tanner A: Developing a Consensus for Adolescent and Young Adult mHealth HIV Prevention Interventions in the United States: Delphi Method. JMIR Formative Research 6(7): e25982, July 2022 Notes: doi: 10.2196/25982.

Tanner A, Dowshen N, Lee S, Goldstein M, Doraivelu K, Knowles K, Moore S, Pather A, Chaudhury C, Jibriel M, Mertus S, Loabile B, Hussen S: Development and usability testing of iTransition: an mHealth intervention to support patients’ movement from pediatric- to adult-oriented HIV care. International AIDS Conference, Montreal, Canada July/August 2022 Notes: Accepted April 4, 2022.

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) AIDS Education Month & Prevention Summit, Virtual June 2022 Notes: Digital Poster Presentation. Accepted May 18, 2022.

Apple DE, Schlupp A, Gwiazdowski B, Bauermeister JA, Castillo M, Dowshen N: Development of quality assurance measures of gender-affirming HIV prevention services for young transgender women AIDS Education Month & Prevention Summit, Virtual June 2022 Notes: Digital Poster Presentation. Accepted 18, 2022.

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