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
BA (Urban Studies)
University of Pennsylvania, 1999.
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

Dowshen, N, Kuhns, L, Lee, S, Gray, C, Johnson, A, Garofalo, R.: Evaluation of the feasibility and validity of Short Message System text messaging for assessment of antiretroviral therapy adherence among youth living with HIV/AIDS. 7th International Conference on HIV Treatment and Prevention Adherence June 2012.

Dowshen, N, Kuhns, L, Johnson, A, Holoyda, B, Garofalo, R: Improving Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy for Youth Living with HIV/AIDS: A pilot study using personalized, interactive, daily text message reminders. Journal of Medical Internet Research 14(2): e51, April 2012 Notes: doi:10.2196/jmir.2015.

Ambrose, C, Tanney, M, Lin, A, Lee, S, Ford, C, Dowshen, N: An Intervention to Improve Quality of Care for Adolescents Living with HIV/AIDS Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine Meeting March 2012 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Thompson, Melanie A., Mugavero, Michael J., Amico, K. Rivet, Cargill, Victoria A., Chang, Larry W., Gross, Robert, Orrell, Catherine, Altice, Frederick L., Bangsberg, David R., Bartlett, John G., Beckwith, Curt G., Dowshen, Nadia, Gordon, Christopher M., Horn, Tim, Kumar, Princy, Scott, James D., Stirratt, Michael J., Remien, Robert H., Simoni, Jane M., Nachega, Jean B.: Guidelines for Improving Entry Into and Retention in Care and Antiretroviral Adherence for Persons With HIV: Evidence-Based Recommendations From an International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care Panel. Annals of Internal Medicine published ahead of print: E-419, March 2012 Notes:

Dowshen, N, D'Angelo, L: Health Care Transition for Youth Living With HIV/AIDS. Pediatrics 128(4): 762-71, October 2011 Notes: 10.1542/peds.2011-0068 Epub 2011 Sep 19.

Dowshen, N, Holoyda, B, Johnson, A, Kuhns, L, Garofalo, R: Text Message Reminders To Improve Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy for HIV+ Youth. Accepted for platform presentation. Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting April 2011.

Dowshen, N, Forke, CM, Johnson, AK, Kuhns, LM, Rubin, D, Garofalo, R: Religiosity As a Protective Factor Against HIV Risk Among Young Transgender Women. The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine 48(4): 410-4, April 2011.

Dowshen, N, Holoyda, B, Johnson, A, Kuhns, L, Garofalo, R: Text Message Reminders to Improve Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy for HIV-positive Youth. Accepted for poster presentation. Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine Meeting March 2011.

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