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Assistant Vice President for Translational Science and Clinical Research Innovation, Wayne State University

Phillip Levy, MD, MPH is the Edward S Thomas endowed Professor at Wayne State University where he currently serves as Assistant Vice President for Translational Sciences and Clinical Research Innovation, and Associate Chair for Research in the Department of Emergency Medicine; in addition, he is also the Chief Innovation Officer for the Wayne State University Physician Group. Dr. Levy is a Fellow of multiple professional societies including the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), the American Heart Association (AHA), and the American College of Cardiology (ACC). In addition to this, Dr. Levy is a standing member of the NIH Cancer, Heart and Sleep Epidemiology (CHSA), President of the Metro Detroit AHA affiliate, Chair of the ACC’s Cardiovascular Service Accreditation Management Board, and a member of the ACC’s National Cardiovascular Data Registry Management Board. A leading cardiovascular researcher, Dr. Levy has overseen more than 90 funded studies from various entities since his arrival at Wayne State in 2002 including the CDC, NHLBI, NIMHD, PCORI, AHRQ, EMF, and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Related to this work, Dr. Levy has published more than 220 manuscripts and textbook chapters over the past decade and has been an invited lecturer on cardiovascular disease more than 220 times.

Relevant to this work, Dr. Levy has been leading WSU's COVID-19 testing program, including development of its mobile testing platform.


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    Assistant Vice President, Wayne State University