Joanne H. Levy, MBA, MCP

levyj@wharton.upenn.edu

Director of Student Initiatives, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics
Founding Director, Summer Undergraduate Minority Research (SUMR) Program, Wharton School
Associate Director, Health Care Management PhD Program, Wharton School

Joanne Levy is Director of Student Initiatives at the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics (LDI). She is the Founding Director of the Summer Undergraduate Minority Research (SUMR) program - a pipeline program aimed at preparing underrepresented minority students and first generation college students for a career in health services research. In July 2019, the SUMR program celebrated its 20th Anniversary during a two-day conference where more than 100 SUMR scholars and mentors came together for the first time to celebrate the program.

She also administers the LDI Post-Doc Program, and the Wharton PhD Program in Health Economics, where she is responsible for student recruitment, advising, counseling and placement.

Research