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Leonard A Levy, M.P.H., D.P.M.

Leonard Levy
Associate Dean for Research and Innovation, Professor
Director, Institute for Disaster and Emergency Preparedness

College of Osteopathic Medicine

Honors Engagement

  • Provides instruction in the development of biomedical research protocols

Research Focus

  • Biomedical science research development
  • Mentors students, faculty, and medical residents in or affiliated with NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine in research and research grant development
  • Plans and develops major biomedical research grants

Education and Honors

  • D.P.M. New York College of Podiatric Medicine
  • M.P.H.  Columbia University
  • Fulbright Scholar 

In 2011-2012, Leonard A. Levy was named Professor of the Year at NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine. Following the events of September 11, 2001, Levy became director of the college Center for Bioterrorism and All-Hazards Preparedness. He is now the founding director of the Institute for Disaster and Emergency Preparedness. A 2009 Fulbright Scholar, Levy was appointed as a reviewer of applicants to the Fulbright Scholars Program. Since 2013, he has been a reviewer for Academic Medicine, the national magazine of the Association of American Medical Colleges. Early in his career, Levy served as an associate professor of dermatology at Stanford University, and he acted as a full-time consultant to the president of the University of Texas Health Sciences Center in Houston. Levy has authored 110 peer-reviewed articles in osteopathic and allopathic medical, public health, and podiatric medical journals, and he served as author/editor of two major texts and a contributing author for other texts. He has lectured nationally and internationally to physicians, health professionals, and health professional students. Since 2003, Levy has acquired more than 12.3 million dollars in grants, mostly from the U.S. Public Health Service.

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