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Susan E. Levy, MD, MPH
Susan E. Levy
Medical Director, Center for Autism Research


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As a researcher in the Center for Autism Research at CHOP, Dr. Levy studies early identification of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), epidemiology of ASD, clinical shared decision-making, and complementary and alternative medical treatments of ASD. Dr. Levy is the co-principal investigator of the Autism Treatment Network at CHOP and the SEED (Study to Explore Early Development) with Penn Nursing.


Education and Training

AB, Vassar College (Biology), 1974

MD, Medical College of Pennsylvania (now Drexel University School of Medicine), 1978

MPH, University of Pennsylvania (Public Health), 2012

Titles and Academic Titles

Medical Director, Center for Autism Research

Attending Physician

Professor of Pediatrics

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Pediatrics, 1983-

Society for Developmental Pediatrics, 1984-

International Society for Autism Research, 2006-

Academic Pediatric Association, 2013-

American Public Health Association, 2013-

Society for Pediatric Research, 2013-

Professional Awards

Distinguished Alumnae Award, Drexel University School of Medicine, 2011

Drexel University College of Medicine Chapter Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, 2013

Arnold J. Capute Award, Council on Children with Disabilities, American Academy of Pediatrics, 2017

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