Dr. Judith Levy holds both a PhD and MA in Sociology from Northwestern University.
Title/Position at UIC: Dr. Levy is an Associate Professor in Health Policy and Administration as well as the Director of the Fogarty AIDS International Training in Research program at UIC, which is funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). She is also the Director for the Social and Behavioral Science Core of the Chicago Development Center for AIDS research.
Courses Taught: Dr. Levy has taught many courses, including Psychosocial Basis of Public Health, Health Care Regulation and Control, Public Health Evaluation Methods, Basic Principles of Management, Women in Health Occupations, Disability & Rehabilitation, Medical Sociology, Medical Anthropology, Sociology of Aging and the Life Course, Marriage and the Family, Introductory Sociology, Sociology of Sex Roles and Global Health I and II
Areas of Interest: Dr. Levy is interested in the specialization of AIDS/HIV, Substance Abuse, Aging and Human Sexuality
Current and Recent Projects: Dr. Levy is a leader in the field of HIV/AIDS research. She has been the Principal Investigator for numerous sponsored research projects sponsored by NIH. She is currently the lead investigator on five year study “Building AIDS Research Capacity for Indonesia at Atma Jaya Catholic University” funded by the NIH. Her work has appeared in many prestigious journals and publications including the Journal of AIDS, AIDS and Behavior, AIDS Care, Health Education and Behavior, International Journal of Drug Policy, Addiction Theory and Research, and the American Journal of Public Health. among many others. She currently is on the editorial advisory board for Current HIV Research and is the chairperson for the Behavioral and Social Science Approaches to Preventing HIV/AIDS Study Section.