Nadia L. Dowshen, MD

Locations: Main Campus
Phone: 267-257-5668

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    MD - University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

    Residency

    Pediatrics - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

    Fellowship

    General Academic Pediatrics - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
    Adolescent Medicine - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

    Board Certification

    Pediatrics

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Attending Physician

    Director, Adolescent HIV Services

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

  • Centers and Programs
  • Publications

    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.

    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.

  • 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