• Adjunct Associate Professor, Global Health
  • Associate Professor, Env. and Occ. Health Sciences

Hans Rosling Center for Population Health
2980 15th Avenue NE
Box 351618
Seattle, WA 98105
United States

Phone Number: 
206-543-4341
Fax: 
Email: 
klevyx@uw.edu
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Biography 

My group does research on the ecology and epidemiology of enteric (food and waterborne) diseases. For further information: https://deohs.washington.edu/hsm-blog/carving-her-own-path

Country Affiliations 
Languages 
  • Hebrew
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
Health Topics 
  • Child and Adolescent Health (incl. Pediatrics)
  • Child Mortality
  • Diarrheal Diseases
  • Disease Surveillance
  • Environmental Health (incl. Climate Change)
  • Epidemiology
  • Genomics
  • Geography
  • Host-Pathogen Interactions
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Infectious Diseases (other than STDs)
  • Maternal Child Health (incl. Reproductive Health)
  • Neglected Diseases, Tropical Medicine (incl. Parasites)
  • Nutrition, Clean Water, and Food Security
  • Pathobiology
  • Urban Health
  • Waterborne Diseases
  • Zoonotic Diseases and Animal Health
Publications 

Jesser, K.J., K. Levy. 2020. Updates on defining and detecting diarrheagenic Escherichia coli pathotypes. Current Opinions in Infectious Diseases 33(5): 372-380.

Smith, S.M., L. Montero, M. Paez, E. Ortega, E. Hall, K. Bohnert, X. Sanchez, E. Puebla, P. Endara, W. Cevallos, G. Trueba, K. Levy. 2019. Locals Get Travelers' Diarrhea Too: Risk factors for diarrheal illness and pathogenic E. coli infection across an urban-rural gradient in Ecuador. Tropical Medicine & International Health 24(2): 205-219.

Delahoy, M.J., C. Carcamo, L. Ordoñez, V. Vasquez Apestegui, B. Lopman, T. Clasen, G.F. Gonzales, K. Steenland, K. Levy. 2020. Impact of rotavirus vaccination varies by level of access to piped water and sewerage: an analysis of childhood clinic visits for diarrhea in Peru, 2005-2015. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal 39(8): 756-762.

Levy, K., A.P. Woster, R.S. Goldstein, E.J. Carlton. 2016. Untangling the impacts of climate change on waterborne diseases: A systematic review of relationships between meteorological factors and diarrheal diseases. Environmental Science & Technology 50(10): 4905-22.

Lee, D., H.H. Chang, S.E. Sarnat, K. Levy. 2019. Precipitation and Salmonellosis Incidence in Georgia: Interactions Between Extreme Rainfall Events and Antecedent Rainfall Conditions. Environmental Health Perspectives 127(9): 97005.