Nadia Lauren Dowshen

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Attending Physician, Director of Adolescent HIV Services, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Faculty, PolicyLab: Center to bridge, research, practice, and policy, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Co-Founder and Director Gender and Sexuality Development Clinic, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
34th St. and Civic Center Blvd
11 NW, Ste 10
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 267-426-2591
Education:
BA (Urban Studies)
University of Pennsylvania, 1999.
MD
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2004.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Adolescent health, health equity for marginalized youth including those who are homeless, LGBT, living with or at-risk for HIV infection, mHealth and social media interventions

Selected Publications

Houdek, Lauren, Frasso, Rosie, Dowshen, Nadia: Internet Use Among Youth Experiencing Homelessness - Novel Opportunities for Outreach" 143rd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition October 2015.

Dowshen, N, Mathew, L, Lee, S, Webb, D, Culhane, J.: Baseline and Incident Sexually Transmitted Co-Infections Among a Cohort of HIV+ Youth. 10th International Conference on HIV Treatment and Prevention Adherence June 2015.

Wood, Sarah, Lowenthal, Elizabeth, Dowshen, Nadia: Closing the Generation Gap: Increasing Access to Adolescent Treatment and Prevention Across the HIV/AIDS Care Continuum. PolicyLab Blog June 2015.

Dowshen, N, Meisarah, M, Lee, S.: Developing an app to improve adherence for HIV+ youth using a patient-centered, incubator approach. 10th International Conference on HIV Treatment and Prevention Adherence June 2015.

Mehta, A, Goyal, M, Dowshen, N, Mistry, R.: Practices, Beliefs, and Perceived Barriers to Adolescent Human Immunodeficiency Virus Screening in the Emergency Department. Pediatric Emergency Care [Epub ahead of print], April 1 2015.

Dowshen, Nadia: "Looking to the Future on National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day" PolicyLab Blog April 2015.

Dowshen, N, Matone, M, Luan, X, Lee, S, Belzer, M, Fernandez, MI, Rubin, D, and the Adolescent Medicine Trials Network for HIV/AIDS Interventions: Behavioral and Health Outcomes for HIV+ Young Transgender Women (YTW) Linked to and Engaged in Medical Care. LGBT Health March 2015 Notes: (e-pub ahead of print) on March 11, 2015. doi:10.1089/lgbt.2014.0062.

Yehia, BR, Ketner, E, Momplaisir, F, Stephens-Shields, AJ, Dowshen, N, Eberhart, MG, Brady, KA: Location of HIV Diagnosis Impacts Linkage to Medical Care. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 68(3): 304-9, March 2015 Notes: Accepted Dec 2 2014.

Salas-Humara, CL, McClain, Z, Dowshen, N, Carlson, J, Lock, J, Peebles, R. : Media Influences by Gender and Sexual Orientation Among Adolescents with Eating Disorders. Society of Adolescent Health and Medicine Meeting March 2015.

Houdek VonHoltz, LA, Frasso, R, Lu, Y, Hanlon, A, Dowshen, N.: New media use and health information-seeking behavior among homeless adolescents. Society of Adolescent Health and Medicine Meeting March 2015.

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