Sharon Levy | Education
1992, New York, NY
1993, New York, NY
1996, New York, NY
1999, Boston, MA
Sharon Levy | Certifications
- American Board of Pediatrics (Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics)
- American Board of Preventive Medicine (Addiction Medicine)
Sharon Levy | Professional History
Sharon Levy, MD, MPH is a board certified Addiction Medicine specialist and an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. She is Chief of the Division of Addiction Medicine at Boston Children's Hospital, past chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Substance Use and Prevention, past-President of the Association for Multidisciplinary Education and Research in Substance use and Addiction (AMERSA) and she serves on the board of directors of the American College of Academic Addiction Medicine (ACAAM).
Over the past 20 years she has evaluated and treated thousands of adolescents with substance use disorders, and she has written extensively on the topic. In 2016 she established the nation’s first accredited Pediatric Addiction Medicine Fellowship training program at Boston Children’s Hospital. She has conducted research to develop and test tools for identifying and addressing adolescent substance use disorders in general medical settings, and she has expertise in the integration of substance use treatment services into pediatric primary care.