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CURRICULUM VITAE

Michael Levas MD
Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Division of Emergency Medicine

OFFICE ADDRESS:
Children's Hospital
9000 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226

EDUCATION:
1997 - 2001 B.S., Saint Norbert College, DePere, Wisconsin
2001 - 2005 M.D., Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
2005 - 2008 Residency: Pediatrics, University of Missouri School of Medicine, Children's Mercy Hospitals & Clinics, Kansas City, MO
2008 - Present Fellowship: Pediatric Emergency Medicine, University of Missouri School of Medicine, Children's Mercy Hospitals & Clinics, Kansas City, MO

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
2008 - Present Instructor in Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City, MO

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Board Certified
Issue DateExpiration
Board Certified in Pediatrics
2008
None
   
Certificates
Issued By Issue DateExpiration
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Provider
2005
None
Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider
2005
None
Neonatal Resuscitation Provider
2005
None
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Provider
2008
None
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Instructor
2009
None
    

Licensure
Number Issue DateExpiration
Missouri
2005
None
Kansas
2009
None
    

AWARDS AND HONORS:
05/2001 - Present Hendrickson Outreach Award
05/2001 - Present Norbertine Leadership Award
06/2008 - Present Emergency Medicine Award
06/2010 - Present Children's Mercy Fellow Research Award "Effects of Parental Limited English Proficiency on Length of Hospital Stay and Home Health Utilization."
03/2011 - Present American Academy of Pediatrics Section of Emergency Medicine Advocacy Scholarship Award

MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
2005 - Present American Academy of Pediatrics
2009 - Present American Academy of Pediatrics (Missouri Chapter Member)
2010 - Present American Academy of Pediatrics (Section of Emergency Medicine Member)
2010 - Present Academic Pediatric Association member

INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Regional
Professor Rounds, Children's Mercy Hospital: "Brain Tumors in Adolescents", PI: Levas M; Advisors: Neville K, Hetherington M., 06/10/2006 - Present
Professor Rounds, Children's Mercy Hospital "IgA nephropathy", PI: Levas M; Advisor: Srivastava T., 02/12/2007 - Present
 

PEER REVIEWED WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
National
"Cold Stress Response of Arabadopsis Thailana." Oral presentation given at Tri-Beta North Central Regional District Convention. PI: Levas M; Advisor: Fierer R., 03/1998 - Present
"Distribution of Forage Fish on Reefs of the San Blas Islands." Poster presentation at Tri-Beta North Central District Convention. PI: Levas M; Advisor: Hodgson J., 03/2000 - Present
"Effects of Parental Limited English Proficiency on Length of Hospital Stay and Home Health Utilization." Platform Presentation Pediatric Academic Societies, Vancouver. PI: Levas M; Advisors: Cowden J, Dowd MD, Also presented at the Children's Mercy Hospital Research Days, winner of 2010 fellow's research award, 05/2010 - Present
 

COMMITTEE SERVICE:
Medical College of Wisconsin
06/2001 - 08/2003 AIMS mentor, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
08/2001 - 05/2005 La Rama (President '04-'05), Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI Aug/2001-May/2005
 
Hospital
04/2006 - 06/2008 Family Centered Rounds Committee, Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO
09/2006 - 06/2008 Spanish Interpretation Task Force, Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO
11/2008 - 01/2011 Scholarly Activity Committee, Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO
11/2009 - 06/2011 Health Care and Health Outcomes Work Group, Equity and Diversity Council, Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO. (Interim Chair 6/2010-6/2011)
01/2010 - 01/2011 Emergency Medicine Scheduling Committee, Fellow Representative, Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO
02/2010 - 06/2011 Emergency Medical Services Research Committee, Fellow Representative, Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO.
07/2010 Sickle Cell Camp Courage, Volunteer Weekend Physician, Tall Oaks Linwood, KS
 

COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITIES:
06/1998 - 05/2001 Special Olympics Volunteer, Green Bay, WI
01/2001 - 02/2001 God's Love We Deliver Volunteer, New York, NY
12/2009 - Present Fellowship: On behalf of the Missouri AAP Working toward Children's Cabinet. Jefferson City, MO.; Advisor: Tryon T.
12/15/2010 Television interview. Crib Safety. KCTV 41 News. Kansas City, MO
 


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. "Effects of the Limited English Proficiency of Parents on Hospital Length of Stay and Home Health Care Referral for Their Home Health Care- Eligible Children with Infections." Levas M, Cowden J, Dowd MD. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. Published online May 2, 2011. doi:10.1001/archpediatrics.2011.61