141st APHA Annual Meeting

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Marian Levy, DrPH, RD

Assistant Dean
University of Memphis
Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences, School of Public Health
230 Robison Hall
Memphis, TN
USA 38152

Biographical Sketch:
Dr. Marian Levy is Associate Professor and Director of the Master of Public Health program at the University of Memphis. Dr. Levy received her doctorate in public health from UCLA. A registered dietitian, she has conducted several research initiatives to reduce pediatric obesity, increase access to healthcare, and promote health equity. She has served as President of the Tennessee School Health Coalition, Chair of the Tennessee Healthy Weight Network, and is currently President-elect of the Tennessee Public Health Association. As Chair of the Tennessee Healthy Weight Network, she developed state recommendations for reducing pediatric obesity and helped spearhead statewide advocacy efforts to pass Tennessee’s “School Vending Law.”

2025.0 Breastfeeding attitudes, beliefs, and practices in low income African American women in shelby county, Tennessee, before a planned media campaign 2033.0 Training to enhance the interface between military and civilian responders in large scale disasters 3314.0 Our future's brightest: Leveraging interdisciplinary graduate student teams to deliver innovative approaches to an urban health disparity 3454.0 What went right? factors associated with a dramatic decline in infant mortality in an urban population 5075.0 Salsa, sabor y salud: Reducing diabetes risk in Latino families in memphis and shelby county 5097.0 Engaging the community to address breastfeeding disparities for a planned media campaign