Laura Levy, DHSc, PA-C | Physician Assistant Studies | PCOM Faculty
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Department of Physician Assistant Studies 
Chair and Professor

Laura Levy has been with the Department of Physician Assistant Studies since 1999. She brings to the program a wealth of knowledge and experience in family medicine and women's health. This professional experience has given her an excellent background in preparing students for all aspects of primary care practice. In July 2016, Dr. Levy assumed the program director position.

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


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.


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


American Academy of Physician Assistants