Becca Levy PhD

Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases) and of Psychology; Director, Social and Behavioral Sciences Division

Departments & Organizations

School of Public Health: Chronic Disease Epidemiology: Social & Behavioral Sciences

Research Interests

Psychosocial influences on aging  more...


  • Ph.D., Harvard University, 1995

Selected Publications

  • Levy, B. R., Slade, M. D., Murphy, T. E., & Gill, T. M. (2012). Association between Positive Age Stereotypes and Recovery from Disability in Older Persons. JAMA, 308, 1972-1973.
  • Levy, B. R., Zonderman, A. B., Slade, M. D., & Ferrucci, L. (2012). Memory Shaped by Age Stereotypes over Time. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 67, 432-436.
  • Levy, B. R., & Pilver, C. E. (2012). Residual Stigma: Psychological Distress among the Formerly Overweight. Social Science and Medicine, 75, 297-299.



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