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Nadia L. Dowshen, MD

Attending Physician

Director, Adolescent HIV Services

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Abstracts

2010

Dowshen N, Johnson A, Kuhns L, Garofalo R. Religiosity as a protective factor for reducing HIV risk among young transgender women [abstract]. Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine Meeting; 2010 Apr; Toronto, Canada.

Awards

2011, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Research Poster Day Award Winner

2011, Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting New Investigator Travel Award

2011, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Distinguished Research Trainee

2010, New Investigator Award, Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine

2008, Region V Research Trainee Award, Ambulatory Pediatric Association

2007, Nancy Elizabeth Bernhardt Award

2006, Resident Community Access to Child Health Grant Award, American Academy of Pediatrics

2005, People's Emergency Center Volunteer Award

2003, Medical Student Focus Fellowship in Women's Health, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

1999, Magna Cum Laude, University of Pennsylvania

1999, Phi Beta Kappa

1999, Urban Studies Award for Commitment to Social Justice in the City, University of Pennsylvania

1998, Sol Feinstone Award for Educational and Social Change in the Community, University of Pennsylvania

1998, Penn Trustees Council of Women Public Service Award, University of Pennsylvania

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial positions

Reviewer

2011-present, American Journal of Public Health
2011-present, Pediatric Emergency Care
2011-present, AIDS Care
2010-present, Journal of Adolescent Health

Academic committees

2011-present, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia HIV Policy Committee
2009-present, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Specially Protected Information Committee
2009-present, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Global Health, CHOP-Botswana Adolescent Medicine Partnership
2004-present, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Homeless Health Initiative 

  • 2009-present, Supervising Physician

Leadership

Memberships in professional organizations

2011-present, Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States (SIECUS)
2010-present, PAX/The Center to Prevent Youth Violence
2008-present, Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine
2008-present, American Academy of HIV Medicine

  • 2009-present, Certified Clinical HIV Specialist

2004-present, American Academy of Pediatrics

New Media

2011

Sapatkin D. Philly unwraps campaign against STDs [quoted in newspaper article on Internet]. Philadelphia Inquirer. 2011 Apr 8. Available from: http://articles.philly.com/2011-04-08/news/29397037_1_condom-campaign-wrapper-design-contest-stds

Original Papers

2011

Dowshen N, D'Angelo L.  Health care transition for youth living with HIV/AIDS. Pediatrics. 2011 Oct;128(4):762-71. Epub 2011 Sep 19. Cited in PubMed; PMID 21930548. Read the abstract

Dowshen N, Forke CM, Johnson AK, Kuhns LM, Rubin D, Garofalo R. Religiosity as a protective factor against HIV risk among young transgender women. J Adolesc Health. 2011 Apr; 48(4):410-4. Epub 2010 Sep 25. Cited in PubMed; PMID 21402272. Read the abstract

2009

Dowshen N, Binns HJ, Garofalo R. Experiences of HIV-related stigma among young men who have sex with men. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2009 may;23(5):371-6. Cited in PubMed; PMID 19320600. Read the article

Posters and Presentations

2011

Dowshen N, Holoyda B, Johnson A, Kuhns L, Garofalo R. Text message reminders to improve adherence to antiretroviral therapy for HIV+ youth [platform presentation]. Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting; 2011 Apr 30-May 3; Denver, CO.

Dowshen N, Holoyda B, Johnson A, Kuhns L, Garofalo R. Text message reminders to improve adherence to antiretroviral therapy for HIV-positive youth [platform presentation]. Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine Meeting; 2011 Mar 29-Apr 1; Seattle, WA.

2010

Dowshen N. Contraception controversies and conundrums [presentation]. Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine 2010 Meeting; 2010 Apr; Toronto, Canada.

Dowshen N. Adolescent health for the primary care provider [presentation]. Adolescent Health Conference: A Continuum of Services for At-Risk and HIV-Infected Youth: Prevention, Care, Research. 2010 Apr; Philadelphia, PA.

2009

Dowshen N. Hot topics in adolescent medicine for the DMD or DDS [presentation]. Illinois Society of Pediatric Dentists Meeting; 2009 Apr; Chicago, IL.

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