Saint Louis University

Nutrition leader headlines 13th annual Levy Lecture

The Public Health Doctoral Student Association presents:

13th Annual Mary Gumble Levy Lecture: Food systems research - improving the health of communities and their residents

Health Science Education Union Auditorium (map)
Saint Louis University Medical Center
3437 Caroline Mall
St. Louis, MO 63104-1111

(Open to the public)

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

6:00-7:00 p.m. (a reception will follow the lecture)


Alice Ammerman, DrPH

  • Professor of Nutrition at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health
  • Director, Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention


Levy Lecture                          

In Memory of Mary Gumble Levy

The lecture is dedicated to the memory of Mary Gumble Levy, health care executive, faculty member, and a doctoral student working to complete her dissertation in Health Services Research. The lecture series is a tribute to Mary's dedication to combining experience with scholarly endeavors to further the fields of Health Services Research and Health Care Administration.

This honor reflects her commitment to teaching, research, and leadership related to her chosen calling. It is this driving force that inspired her to pursue a doctoral degree in Health Services Research, during an extremely successful career as a health care executive in a number of roles and settings. She sought this career shift believing that her experience enhanced by doctoral studies would provide a significant foundation for dissemination of knowledge to future generations of health care professionals and contributions to the scholarly literature.

About the Public Health Doctoral Student Assocation

PHDSA represents the public health doctoral students at SLU. Students in PHDSA organize social events, provide professional development activities and engage in service with community partners. All students in the public health doctoral program are eligible and encouraged to participate.

For more information on this lecture contact:

Stephanie Garvey
Director of Development and Alumni Engagement









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