judlevy@uic.edu Judith Ann Levy Health Policy and Administration 312⎼996⎼7825 751


Judith A. Levy is an Associate Professor in Health Policy and Administration. She also is the Interim Director of the SPH Global Health Program as well as the Director of the Fogarty AIDS International Training in Research program at UIC that is funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). She has an MA and PhD in Sociology, both from Northwestern University. Dr. Levy began teaching at UIC in 1981 and has led the Fogarty program since 2000. Dr. Levy is a leader in the field of HIV/AIDS research and has been the Principal Investigator for numerous NIH-sponsored HIV/AIDs research projects. She currently is the lead investigator on a NIH-funded two-year study of HIV prevention among Tajik labor migrants in Moscow and co-investigator of an NIH-funded research project research that examines HIV treatment adherence among older former prison inmates. Dr. Levy has served on numerous professional panels and workgroups including the NIH Office of AIDS Research Advisory Council, chair of the NIH Behavioral and Social Science Approaches to Preventing HIV/AIDS Study Section, as an invited expert for the United Nations International Drug Control Programme, and chair of the Medical Sociology Section of the American Sociological Society. Her work has appeared in many prestigious journals and publications including the Journal of AIDS, AIDS and Behavior, AIDS Care, Health Education and Behavior, International Journal of Drug Policy, Addiction Theory and Research, and the American Journal of Public Health among many others.


Behavioral sciences, Global Health


AIDS/HIV, substance abuse, aging across the life course, human sexuality

■ PhD ⏐ Northwestern University Sociology ⏐ 1982

■ BA ⏐ University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Sociology ⏐ 1976


■ Waluyo,A. , Culbert,G. , Levy,Judith , Norr,K. , (2015) Understanding HIV-related stigma among Indonesian nurses. The Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care : JANAC, 26(1), 69-80

■ Li,Yongliang , Hershow,Ronald , Praptoraharjo,I. , Setiawan,M. , Levy,Judith , (2014) Factors associated with symptoms of depression among injection drug users receiving antiretroviral treatment in Indonesia.. Journal of AIDS and Clinical Research, 5(5)

■ Waluyo,Agung , Culbert,Gabriel , Levy,Judith , Norr,Kathleen , (2014) Understanding HIV-related Stigma Among Indonesian Nurses. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care

■ Bakhromov,Makhbatsho , Levy,Judith , (2013) Double jeopardy through social marginalization: HIV risk among Tajik male labor migrants in Moscow. Drug and alcohol dependence, 132, S53-S55

■ Araya,A. , Norr,K. , Perez,C. , Levy,Judith , Park,C. , Kim,M. , (2013) HIV-related symptoms and patient clusters among Chileans living with HIV. AIDS Care, 25(4), 488-495

■ Irarrazábal,Lisette , Ferrer,Lilian , Cianelli,Rosina , Lara,Loreto , Reed,Reiley , Levy,Judith , Pérez,Carlos , (2013) Oral rapid test: an alternative to traditional HIV screening in Chile. Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública, 33(6), 427-432

■ Safika,I. , Levy,Judith , Johnson,Timothy , (2013) Sex work venue and condom use among female sex workers in Senggigi, Indonesia. Culture, health & sexuality, 15(5), 598-613

■ Rich,J. , DiClemente,R. , Levy,Judith , Lyda,K. , Ruiz,M. , Rosen,D. , Dumont,D. , Centers for AIDS Research at the Social, , Network,Behavioral , Centers for AIDS Research-Collaboration on HIV in Corrections Working Group, , (2013) Correctional facilities as partners in reducing HIV disparities. Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999), 63 Suppl 1, S49-53

■ Cianelli,R. , Ferrer,Lilian , Norr,K. , Miner,S. , Irarrazabal,L. , Bernales,M. , Peragallo,N. , Levy,Judith , Norr,J. , McElmurry,B. , (2012) Mano a Mano-Mujer: an effective HIV prevention intervention for Chilean women. Health care for women international, 33(4), 321-341

■ Ward,E. , Disch,W. , Schensul,J. , Levy,Judith , (2010) Understanding Low-Income, Minority Older Adult Self-Perceptions of HIV Risk. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 22(1), 26-37

■ Bansi,L. , Hughes,A. , Bhagani,S. , Mackie,N. , Leen,C. , Levy,Judith , Edwards,S. , Connolly,J. , Holt,S. , Hendry,B. , Sabin,C. , Post,F. , UK CHIC/ESRF study group, , (2009) Clinical epidemiology of HIV-associated end-stage renal failure in the UK. AIDS (London, England), 23(18), 2517-2521

■ Valle,M. , Levy,Judith , (2009) Weighing the consequences: self-disclosure of HIV-positive status among African American injection drug users. Health education & behavior : the official publication of the Society for Public Health Education, 36(1), 155-166