Susan Levy, MD, MPH

Susan Levy,  MD, MPH
Senior Fellow

Pediatrics/ CHOP/ UPENN

Public Health Interests

Health Behavior, Pediatrics



Current Public-Health Related Activities

Susan E Levy, MD, MPH is board certified in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities. She is a Professor of Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania (UPENN), a member of the Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics (DBP), the Institutional Review Board of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), and the Center for Public Health Initiatives (CPHI) at UPENN. Her clinical activities include attending physician in outpatient clinics in DBP and Founder and Director of the Regional Autism Clinic at CHOP. Dr. Levy is active in policy and advocacy on a local, regional and national level. She is chair of the Autism Subcommittee for the Council on Children with Disabilities of the AAP. She is active in research activities as a member of the Center for Autism Research (CAR) of the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Her research interests include early identification of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), epidemiology of ASD and Complementary and Alternative Medical treatments of ASD.

Select Publications:

Levy, SE, Fiks AG: Shared decision making for children with developmental disorders: Recent advances  Academic Pediatrics Epub ahead of print, February 2018.

Adams RC, Levy SE, AAP COUNCIL ON CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES: Shared Decision-Making and Children with Disabilities: Pathways to Consensus. Pediatrics 139(6): e20170956, June 2017.

Levy SE, Frasso R, Colantonio S, Reed H, Stein G, Barg FK, Mandell D, Fiks AG: Shared Decision Making and Treatment Decisions for Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Academic Pediatrics April 2016 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Levy Susan E, Giarelli Ellen, Lee Li-Ching, Schieve Laura A, Kirby Russell S, Cunniff Christopher, Nicholas Joyce, Reaven Judy, Rice Catherine E: Autism spectrum disorder and co-occurring developmental, psychiatric, and medical conditions among children in multiple populations of the United States. Journal of developmental and behavioral pediatrics : JDBP 31(4): 267-75, May 2010.