Elizabeth Lowenthal, MD, MSCE

Core Faculty

Elizabeth Lowenthal, MD, MSCE is a core faculty member at the Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness and an assistant professor of pediatrics and epidemiology at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. She is also an attending physician in the Division of General Pediatrics and the Special Immunology Service at CHOP, and lead research physician with CHOP Global Health. She specializes in the care and treatment of children and adolescents with HIV.

Dr. Lowenthal's international experience includes four years of living full-time in Botswana where she served as associate director and clinic director of the Botswana-Baylor Children’s Clinical Centre of Excellence, a large clinic dedicated to the care and treatment of children with HIV infection. She has also served on national medical advisory committees for Botswana and as a consultant to the World Health Organization. She has taken part in health professional training activities in a number of countries, including Botswana, South Africa and Zambia.

Dr. Lowenthal is the principal investigator for a CDC-funded PEPFAR Public Health Effectiveness Research grant focused on optimizing adherence to antiretroviral therapy among perinatally HIV-infected adolescents in Botswana. Her research interests currently span several areas of international child health including pediatric and adolescent HIV treatment adherence, comparative effectiveness of antiretroviral regimens, adolescent sexual health, social support networks for children and adolescents with HIV, and improving the palatability of pediatric HIV treatments.

Contact Dr. Lowenthal at lowenthale@email.chop.edu.

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