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Dr Judith Mairs-Levy

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  • Bsc, , Univ. of Toronto/York University, 1996
  • BA (Honors Double), York University, 2001
  • MPH, Drexel University/Benedictine's University, 2005


  • Anthropology
  • Psychology
  • Health Sciences
  • Education

About Dr Judith Mairs-Levy

Dr. Judith Mairs-Levy is a York, University of Toronto, Drexel, and Benedictines alumnus with a Doctorate in Public Health and Health Education from the A. T. Still University of Osteopathic Medicine, Dentistry, Medical and Health Sciences. Combined, Dr. Mairs-Levy has almost 15 years of educational experience in the classroom, on-line, in corporate health care, and academic settings, at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Her professional qualifications include a Doctorate in Public Health Education; a Masters in Public Health, a combined Jr. Honors (Jr. MSc) in Medical Anthropology and Health and Society, and a B.Sc. (Abnormal and Personality Psychology). Dr. Mairs-Levy is also an expert in Online Course Design, Instructing and Curriculum Building; Organizational and Health Care Management; Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management; Epidemiology, Community Health Promotion and Disease Prevention. Dr. Mairs-Levy is also certified as a Medical Technologist with expertise in Phlebotomy, Histology and Laboratory Microbial processes, and is a University Professor of Medical and Health Sciences, Psychology, Nursing, Medical Anthropology and General Education.

Dr. Mairs-Levy wears many professional hats: Aside from being an educator, Dr. Mairs-Levy is also a Cross-Cultural Health Care Specialist, a Public Health Professional who works as a Health Analyst/Researcher, a Community Integrative Health Consultant, Medical Writer, Editor, and an Academic Expert in multiple disciplines.

Dr. Mairs-Levy is also a certified Life and Health Insurance Specialist, a Certified Education Specialist (CHES), and Notary Public. Dr. Mairs-Levy is also an official reviewer for the American Journal of Intestinal Medicine, the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition and the Journal of the Academy of Management (AOM).

Having worked with and for one of the largest health insurance company (Aetna US Healthcare) Dr. Mairs-Levy holds a unique position and expertise in the health care field. She truly understands hospital systems, integrated wellness care programs, health care management, health care reform, and policy-making in both Canada and the United States. he is cognizant of the importance of acknowledging and embracing diversity, and feels her personal and philosophical beliefs of education are influenced by her life experiences, academic learning, and skill development. As such, she believes her teaching philosophy is perpetually evolving, and she always looks forward to educating and helping as well as learning from her students. She believes learning is a facilitative and collaborative process. As such, Dr. Mairs-Levy asserts:

"As a facilitative educator, my goal is not just getting students to arrive at the "correct answers"- Rather, I always strive to guide and empower students, and facilitate their understanding of the subject material. This way, they are more likely to retain the information, and apply this new knowledge in the real world".

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Cause and Effect Diagram and Pareto Analysis

What are the advantages and disadvantages of using a Cause and Effect diagram and Pareto Analysis in terms of analyzing quality issues?

Using the Cause-and-Effect Diagram for Analyzing Quality Issues

Cause & Effect (CE) diagrams, also referred to as 'fishbone' diagrams, are a tool for discov READ MORE »

Health Sciences / Topics in Health and Wellness » 498225

Micro and Macro levels of Healthcare Delivery in The United States

This report analyses how the emerging healthcare reform and managed care have each changed healthcare delivery on both the macro and micro levels. It highlights the unique differences of health care in the United States especially in comparison to other industrialized nations. Finally, it details th READ MORE »

Health Sciences / Health Care Management » 497287

Provider Contracts are those contracts that exist and are usually drawn up to include agreement between managed care organizations and health care providers.

This article examines the purpose of provider contracts; the intentions that are enclosed in a provider contract and why is it so important to detail party relationships, services, obligations, and objectives. Furthermore it gives explanations for why the "definitions" section of a contract is impo READ MORE »

Health Sciences / Health Care Management / Legal Issues in Health Care » 494840

This report discusses FDA Regulations; stategies for health care reform; preventive and catastrophic health care expenses and arguments for whether or not people should pay for their lifestyle choices and health behaviours.

This report is multidimensional and examines and addresses the following:

~The pros and cons of the FDA approval system.

~Some strategies to bring about changes in health-care delivery besides legislation and how they could help or hurt the current system.

~Preventive and catastrophic c READ MORE »

Health Sciences / Health Care Management » 498014

This article is a summary and synthesis of the most recent steps toward health care reform; and Medicare related legislations in the United States. The article also analyzes the impact this will have on stakeholders: patients, providers, and third-party payers.

This is a forecast for health care reform in the United States as well as a summary of recent legislations and modifications especially as they relate to Medicare Part D programs. Recent trends, and modifications, and their impact, and projection for Medicare and health care in general are also add READ MORE »

Health Sciences / Health Care Management » 501408
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