Nadia Lauren Dowshen

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Director of Adolescent HIV Services, Medical Director, Adolescent HIV Clinic, 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 Medical 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.
MSHP
University of Pennsylvania, 2016.
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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

Avery A, Dowshen N, Thompson M, Aladin B, Kratz J, Smith J, Arayasrikul S.: Implementation challenges encountered in the Special Projects of National Significance (SPNS) Social Media Initiatives (SMI). 2018 National Ryan White Conference on HIV Care & Treatment, Oxon Hill, MD December 2018 Notes: Accepted as workshop on 08/30/18. ID# 11029; 12455.

Arrington-Sanders R, Iyer J, Brooks D, Wirtz A, Morgan A, Dowshen N, Trexler C, Celentano D.: It's like having a case manager in your pocket!: Mobile application with coach, key to addressing barriers to HIV and preventive care. AIDS 2018 (International AIDS Conference), Amsterdam, Netherlands July 23-27 2018 Notes: Accepted as Poster. http://programme.aids2018.org/Abstract/Print/?abstractid=12730.

Dowshen N, Lee S, Gruschow S, Gable J: Ensuring Providers have the Knowledge and Support Needed to Care for Transgender Youth. PolicyLab Brief, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia July 2018 Notes: https://policylab.chop.edu/policy-briefs/ensuring-providers-have-knowledge-and-support-needed-care-transgender-youth.

Wood S, Morales K, Metzger D, Davis A, Fiore D, Jackson Q, Koenig H, Dowshen N, Gross R, Frank I: Depression, network influences and uptake of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in men and transgender individuals screening for HIV prevention trial participation. AIDS 2018 (International AIDS Conference), Amsterdam, Netherlands July 23-27 2018 Notes: Accepted as Poster. http://programme.aids2018.org/Search/Search?search=poster.

Wood S, Gross R, Shea J, Franklin J, Petsis D, Lalley-Chareczko L, Koenig H, Dowshen N: Barriers and facilitators of adherence to HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis among young men and transgender women of color who have sex with men. AIDS 2018 (International AIDS Conference), Amsterdam, Netherlands July 23-27 2018 Notes: Accepted as Poster. http://programme.aids2018.org/Abstract/Print/?abstractid=1347.

Ashley Fetters: Quoted in: "Many Pediatricians Don't Know How to Handle Gender-Dysphoric Kids" The Atlantic June 26 2018.

Sayegh CS, MacDonell KK, Olson-Kennedy J, Dowshen NL, Clark LF, Naar S, van den Berg JJ, Xu J, & Belzer M: The impact of cell phone support on psychosocial outcomes for youth living with HIV nonadherent to antiretroviral therapy. AIDS and Behavior June 2018 Notes: e-published 12 June 2018. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10461-018-2192-4.

Dowshen N: Vu Q&A: Nadia Dowshen on Youth, Mobile Health, and Sex Education. AIDSVu June 2018 Notes: https://aidsvu.org/dowshen/

Dowshen N, Gruschow S, Lee S, Taylor S, Hawkins L: Barriers to care for transgender youth: Perspectives of experienced care providers, transgender youth and their parents. Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, Toronto, ON, Canada May 2018 Notes: Accepted on February 16, 2018. Poster presentation (Adolescent Medicine - Transgender Health).

Dowshen N, Gruschow S, Faerber J, Hillier A. : Trends in prevalence of medical claims related to gender dysphoria among children and adolescents in the US from 2010 to 2014. Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, Toronto, ON, Canada May 2018 Notes: Accepted on February 16, 2018. Poster Symposia (Adolescent Medicine II - Access and Education).

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