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Kimberly Levitt

Adjunct Faculty - Health Sciences
(she/her/hers)

Department: School of Arts and Sciences

Contact: Kimberly.Levitt@mcphs.edu




Schools

School of Arts and Sciences

Programs

Public Health (MPH)
Health Sciences (BS)

Education

The George Washington University, B.S. in Exercise Science and minor in Health and Wellness
MCPHS, Master of Public Health (MPH)
MCPHS, Doctor of Health Sciences (DHS)


Research Interests

Public Health Education
LGBTQ Health
HIV Prevention
International Health


Peer-Reviewed Articles & Book Chapters

Kimberly Levitt., & Connie Ticho. (2021). KevinMD. LGBTQ people living with HIV: considerations during COVID-19.

Gruenglas, J., Abimbola, O., Asogha-Shemlon, C., Bell, A., Bishop, D., Castronova, S., Chon, T., Dillon, K., Shirley Elee, L., Graham, C., Hamacher, E., Haynes, S., Jones, S., Kasai, D., Levitt, K., Martino, L., Massey, C., Ntori, M., Senneville, E., Taylor, S., Welk, Z., & Ewing, H. (2021). Cross-disciplinary narratives on COVID-19: Local perspectives from global health science graduate students. International Journal of Nursing and Health Care Research, 4(2). ISSN: 2688-9501

Levitt, K., & Ticho, C. (2020). Philadlphia Gay News. HIV+/LGBTQ People During COVID-19.

Levitt, K. (2020). The Morning Call. Readers React: HIV testing available despite COVID-19 barriers.

Planning and evaluation for accessing PrEP care: A training for pharmacists: Levitt, K. Poster Presentation: American Public Health Association 2021 Conference. October 2021.

Addressing Barriers to Care and Medical Mistrust in the LGBTQ Community During COVID-19: Levitt K., Shanker, A., Suppes, K., Brasavage, C. NNLM Responding to the COVID-19 Infodemic. April 2021.

LGBTQ Health Promotion Delivered via Digital Outreach in Response to COVID-19: Shanker, A., Suppes, K., Levitt, K. Virtual Presentation: 72nd Annual Conference of the Society for Public Health Education. April 2021.

Tackling LGBTQ Stigma: What like it’s hard?: Levitt, K. Virtual Event: MCPHS TedTalk. November 2020.

Challenges Accessing PrEP in England: Levitt, K. Poster Presentation: SYNCronicity Virtual Conference on HIV HCV STIs and LGBT Health. September 2020.

Challenges Accessing PrEP for HIV Prevention in England: Levitt, K. Poster Presentation: American Public Health Association 2020 Virtual Conference. October 2020.

Challenges Accessing PrEP in England: Levitt, K. Poster Presentation: SYNChronicity Conference on HIV HCV STIs and LGBT Health. December 2019.

Challenges Accessing PrEP for HIV Prevention in England: Levitt, K. Roundtable Presentation: American Public Health Association 2019 Annual Conference. November 2019.

Challenges Accessing PrEP for HIV Prevention in England: Levitt, K. Poster Presentation: American Public Health Association 2019 Annual Conference. November 2019.

Challenges Accessing PrEP in England: Levitt, K. Poster Presentation: SYNChronicity Conference on HIV HCV STIs and LGBT Health. April 2019.


Honors

Lehigh Valley Healthcare Hero in Community Health (2021)
Regional Campus Liaison of the Year Award (2019)
President's Commitment to Diversity Award (2018)
MCPHS University Emerging Leader Award Nominee (2018)
MCPHS University Ambassador Scholarship (2017)


Current Professional Memberships, Service & Leadership

2020-Present, Pennsylvania Public Health Association (PPHA)
2016 - Present, American Public Health Association (APHA)
2018 - Present, The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi