Department of Physician Assistant Studies
Chair and Professor

Laura Levy, DHSc, PA-C


Office: 215-871-6772

Laura Levy has been with the Department of PA Studies since 1999. She brings to the program a wealth of knowledge and experience in family medicine and women's health issues. This professional experience has given her an excellent background in preparing students for all aspects of primary care practice. She has been instrumental in developing curricula and acts as an advisor to the Sara Somers Rupert Student Society Class officers.

Dr. Levy has authored articles on plantar fasciitis and medical simulation. She is a nationally board certified physician assistant and currently licensed to practice as a physician assistant in the state of Pennsylvania.

  • Education

    Dr. Levy completed a doctorate in Health Sciences in 2015 from A.T. Still University. Additionally, she earned a Master of Medical Science degree from Saint Francis College, a Bachelor of Science from Hahnemann University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish and Sociology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

  • Courses

    Community Health Service
    Clinical Medicine I

  • Research

    Dr. Levy is currently researching physician assistant educators' attitudes towards interprofessional education.

  • Awards

    Dr. Levy recieved the Christian R. and Mary F. Linback Award for Distinguished Teaching in 2007.

  • Memberships

    American Academy of Physician Assistants
    Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants