Susan Ellen Levy

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Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Fellow, Center for Public Health Initiatives, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Center for Autism Research
Committees for Protection of Human Subjects (IRB)
Roberts Center for Pediatric Research
2716 South Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-7528
Fax: 267-426-0975
Education:
AB (Biology)
Vassar College, 1974.
MD (Medicine)
Medical College of Pennsylvania now Drexel Univ. School of Medicine, 1978.
MPH (Master of Public Health)
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, 2012.
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Description of Research Expertise

Early identification of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) - efficacy of multiple source methods of evaluation, stability of diagnosis. Epidemiology of ASD (risk factors and causes of ASD). Emerging clinical profile of ASD symptoms (and other DD) in young siblings of children with ASD. Use of novel (complementary and alternative medical) treatments for symptoms of ASD. Prevalence and impact of comorbid conditions such as obesity on children with ASD.

Description of Itmat Expertise

Dr. Levy is engaged in a multi-center case control study of children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder, developmental delay and typical development which examines risk factors for autism and etiologic factors.
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Last updated: 05/18/2017
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