Perelman School of Medicine Michael Levy

Associate Professor Of Epidemiology In Biostatistics And Epidemiology

Michael Levy, PhD, leads a joint venture between the University of Pennsylvania and the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia to combat Chagas disease transmission in Arequipa, Peru. His research team in Peru conducts epidemiological studies on Chagas disease as well as entomological and ecological research on disease vectors and reservoirs. In addition his team uses quantitative and qualitative methods to elucidate the factors that have led to urbanization of a disease traditionally associated with rural poverty.

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