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Karen  Levy

Adjunct Assoc Professor

Adjunct Professor

Adjunct or Visiting, Environmental Health

Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences
University of Washington 

My group carries out research on the ecology and epidemiology of waterborne and enteric diseases.  We use environmental microbiology and environmental epidemiology methods to study water quality, food safety, and the impact of climate and land use change on the transmission of diarrheal diseases.  After serving on the faculty at Emory for 10 years I moved to University of Washington in 2020.

For additional details about my research program, please see my research group website @

For a full list of publications see my Google Scholar profile


Ph.D., UC Berkeley, 2007, Environmental Science, Policy, and Management
M.P.H., UC Berkeley, 2006, Epidemiology
M.Sc., UC Berkeley, 2002, Environmental Science, Policy, and Management
B.A., Stanford University, 1995


Contact Information

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Areas of Interest

  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Climate and Health
  • Ecology, Demography and Environmental Sciences
  • Environmental Health
  • Global Health
  • Infectious Disease
  • Microbiome Research
  • Safe Water, Sanitation and Hygiene


  • PhD 2007, UC Berkeley
  • MPH 2006, UC Berkeley
  • MSc 2002, UC Berkeley
  • BA 1995, Stanford University

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