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Julie H. Levison, MD

617-884-8300

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Overview

Departments

Primary Care

Medicine

Clinical Interests
  • Infectious diseases
Medical Education
  • MD, Harvard Medical School
  • Residency, Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Fellowship, Brigham and Women's Hospital|Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Internal Medicine
  • Infectious Disease
Foreign Languages
  • Spanish
Locations
  • Chelsea: MGH Chelsea HealthCare Center
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - ACD
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
  • OSW - Connecticut
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO

Note: This provider may accept more insurance plans than shown; please call the practice to find out if your plan is accepted.

Patient Age Group
Adult
Gender
Female

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Biography

Julie Levison, MD, MPhil, MPH, FACP, is an Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and is board certified in internal medicine and infectious disease. Her clinical interests are in general infectious diseases, HIV medicine, and immigrant health with a focus on a team-based, patient-centered approach to delivering infectious disease specialty care in the community setting.

Her research focuses on understanding and addressing disparities in HIV outcomes in minority populations with specific attention to immigrant populations. She is principle investigator of a K23 career development award from the National Institute of Mental Health to develop and evaluate a community health worker intervention to improve engagement in HIV care in Latino immigrants in the greater Boston area. She has developed novel tools to leverage the electronic medical record for HIV outcomes research with immigrant populations. Working in partnership with community-based organizations and health care providers, Dr. Levison focuses on developing effective interventions to improve HIV care and treatment in Latino immigrants.

She is an active member of the Infectious Disease Society of America and the American College of Physicians, where she is a Fellow. She is also a Research Scientist in the National Hispanic Science Network. Dr. Levison is the recipient of the Arnold Gold Foundation Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award from Harvard Medical School and has spoken nationally and internationally on physician responsibility in the care of survivors of torture.

She is fluent in English and Spanish.

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Research & Publications

Publications

View my most recent publications at PubMed

Health outcomes among HIV-positive Latinos initiating antiretroviral therapy in North America versus Central and South America.

Cesar C, Koethe JR, Giganti MJ, Rebeiro P, Althoff KN, Napravnik S, Mayor A, Grinsztejn B, Wolff M, Padgett D, Sierra-Madero J, Gotuzzo E, Sterling TR, Willig J, Levison J, Kitahata M, Rodriguez-Barradas MC, Moore RD, McGowan C, Shepherd BE, Cahn P; Caribbean, Central and South America Network for HIV epidemiology (CCASAnet) and North American AIDS Cohort Collaboration on Research and Design (NA-ACCORD).

J Int AIDS Soc. 2016 Mar 18;19(1):20684. doi: 10.7448/IAS.19.1.20684. eCollection 2016.

Foreign-born status as a predictor of engagement in HIV care in a large US metropolitan health system.

Levison JH, Regan S, Khan I, Freedberg KA.

AIDS Care. 2016 Jul 28:1-8. [Epub ahead of print]

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News & Events

  • Claflin Awards celebrated

    On June 16, 50 attendees celebrated the 19th annual Claflin Distinguished Scholar Award Luncheon. The Claflin Award supports junior women faculty who have child rearing responsibilities, to help them maintain productivity in the lab while balancing parenthood.

Contact

Chelsea HealthCare Center
151 Everett Avenue
Chelsea MA, 02150-1807
Phone: 617-884-8300
MGH Chelsea Healthcare Center
100 Everett Avenue
Chelsea MA, 02150
Phone: 617-887-4600

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