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Helen Levy

Research Professor, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research, Research Professor, Gerald R Ford School of Public Policy and Research Professor, Health Management and Policy, School of Public Health

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Biography

Dr. Levy’s research interests include the causes and consequences of lacking health insurance, evaluation of public health insurance programs,and the role of health literacy in explaining disparities in health outcomes. She is a co-Investigator on the Health and Retirement Study, a long-running longitudinal study of health and economic dynamics at older ages. She is currently the recipient of a Career Development Award (K01) from the National Institute on Aging to study health literacy and health disparities among the elderly.

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