A Life for Medical Education and Research – Symposium in Memory of Leonard A. Levy

The Board of Trustees of Larkin University and the President/CEO are cordially inviting you to honor and celebrate with us the life of Dr. Leonard A. Levy, D.P.M., M.P.H., a lifelong leader and tireless champion of innovation in medical education and research. The various stages of his professional career, his major contributions to medical education, health professions and to the scientific community will be remembered through the eyes of those who worked closely with him. Last but not least, it will feature exciting ongoing research resulting from the strategic plan that he spearheaded and developed for Larkin University in his last years. The symposium will be followed by an Opening Ceremony of the Leonard A Levy Research Laboratory at Larkin University with attendance by the Levy Family followed by a reception in his honor.

Dr. Leonard A. Levy, D.P.M., M.P.H. (1935-2023) was born in New York. graduated of Thomas Jefferson High School, New York University, NY College of Podiatric Medicine, and Columbia University, where he was the first podiatrist to receive an M.P.H. degree. A lifelong leader and tireless champion of innovation in medical education, beginning as dean and later president of the California College of Podiatric Medicine, he also held senior positions at SUNY Stony Brook, University of Texas-Houston, and was founding dean of the College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery at the University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences in Des Moines, Iowa. A Fulbright Scholar at Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia, he maintained relationships there with faculty and exchange students. He retired in 2016 as professor emeritus from Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Even in retirement, he continued writing, lecturing and mentoring in the health professions and served on the Larkin University Board of Trustees where he led the research committee that developed research strategic planning. Over his long-lasting career he played an influential role in the lives of many of us and will forever be remembered as part of the legacy of Larkin University. As a recognition of his influence of the shape of our University, the Larkin University Board of Trustees has decided to name the LU Research Lab in his honor Leonard A Levy Research Laboratory.

Please, RSVP by Nov 5 (DEADLINE EXTENDED TO Nov 9) to attend this event.

WHEN Monday, November 13, 2023

1:00pm-5:00pm Symposium (for speakers see program, a coffee break is included)
5:00pm-6pm Opening Ceremony of the Leonard A Levy Research Laboratory
6pm-8pm Reception in honor of Dr. Leonard A Levy

WHERE Larkin University, 18301 N Miami Ave, Miami, FL 33169.
[*Guest must check in with the front desk at the West entrance]

ATTIRE Business Casual 

We look forward to seeing you on November 13!

If you have any questions, please contact Larkin University at fmusila@larkin.edu



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