CURRICULUM VITAE

January 28, 2015

Sanford H. Levy, M.D.

3685 Harlem Road

Cheektowaga, NY  14215

867-4114


EDUCATION

M.D. 1986
    Doctor of Medicine with highest honors
    SUNY at Buffalo
    Buffalo, NY

B.S.  1982
    Neuroscience, summa cum laude, high distinction
    University of Rochester
    Rochester
, NY



POST GRADUATE

Internal Medicine: 1986-1989
    Millard Fillmore Hospital
    3 Gates Circle
    Buffalo, NY 14209



EMPLOYMENT

 

June 15, 2014 - present

Physician Advisor, Electronic Health Record, Kaleida Health

 

December 15, 2014 – June 15, 2014

Physician Advisor, Documentation, Kaleida Health

 

October 1, 2007 – Dec 14, 2013

Physician Advisor, Patient Management Services

Buffalo General Medical Center, Kaleida Health

           

 

October 1, 2005 – present

            Self-employed

            Integative Holistic Medicine

Sanford H. Levy, M.D.

            4080 Delaware Ave 10/1/05 – 9/30/08

5110 Main Street, Suite #101 10/1/08 – 5/31/13

            4446 Main Street, Suite #100 6/1/13 – 6/29/14

3685 Harlem Road 6/30-14 - present

August 1, 1998 – June 30, 2012
            Buffalo Medical Group, P.C.
            85 High Street
            Buffalo, NY 14203

January 1, 1995 - July 31, 1998
            Sisters of Charity Hospital
            4949 Harlem Road
            Amherst, NY 14226

July 1, 1991 - December 31, 1994
            Cleveland Hill Medical Group, P.C.
            539 Cleveland Drive
            Buffalo, NY 14225

July 1, 1989 - June 30, 1991
            Locum Tenens
            Comphealth
            4021 South 700 East
            Salt Lake City, UT 84107



AWARDS / HONORS

1986 - Alpha Omega Alpha
1989 - J. Frederick Painton Award for excellence in teaching (Millard Fillmore Hospital)
1996 - Master Clinical Teaching Fellowship (SUNYAB School of Medicine)

1996 - Fellowship, American College of Physicians
1999- D'Youville College Physician Assistant Program Excellence in Precepting



PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION


9/13/89 - Diplomate - American Board of Internal Medicine
12/31/03 - Diplomate - American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine



ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

7/1/04 - Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine



PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

 

Alpha Omega Alpha

American College of Physicians
American Holistic Medical Association
Erie County Medical Society
Medical Society of the State of New York

 



UNIVERSITY SERVICE

1993-1997-Teaching Effectiveness Program Subcommittee at the Primary Care Resources Center
June 5-7, 1996 - Attended "National Conference on Medical and Nursing Education in Complementary Medicine" as designee of the Dean of the School of Medicine
3-18-97 - Spoke to Undergraduate Premedical Society about Alternative and Complementary Medicine
2002-2003 - Faculty advisor to medical student Integrative Medicine Club
2003-2004 - Faculty advisor to medical student group Synergy

2005-2010 – UB Spirituality in Health Care Committee

 



SERVICE @ SISTERS HOSPITAL

1991-1997 - CCU Committee
1995-1998 - Wellness Committee
1998-2000 - Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee
1999-2000 - Pain Committee
1993 - Chaired an Ad Hoc Committee for revision of standards for critical laboratory values.
9-95 to 9-96 and 12-97 to 7-98 - Coordinator of Medical Residents Continuity Clinics at Family Health Center
1995-1997 - Office preceptor for Internal Medicine Residents for blocks of 4 weeks.  Average of 6-8 residents/year

SERVICE @ KALEIDA

2009-2012 – P&T Committee



TEACHING ACTIVITIES

University @ Buffalo

1995-1997 - Office preceptor for CC III for blocks of 4 weeks. Average of 8 students/year
1-95 to 4-95 -Preceptor for CC II (4 students) for the Introduction to Clinical Medicine Course
1-24-95 - lunchtime 1 hour presentation to medical students "Alternative Healing Modalities"
1995-1998 - A course coordinator for 1 week selective for third year medical students entitled "Alternative Healing Modalities."   Course taught a total of 3 times.
1995-1997 - Teaching incoming residents to teach (2 half day sessions/year).
5-31-96 - Presentation on "Alternative Medicine" for Faculty Development Retreat
3-31-98 - Mini Medical School  "Integrative Medicine"
6-17-98 - Group Leader for Teaching Skills at Incoming Residents Week
8-13-98 - Spoke with incoming medical students at Orientation on  "Self Care"
10-10-98 - Presented at Classics V at a Conference for Nurse Practitioners on "Vitamins, Minerals, and Dietary Supplements"
10-28-98 - Lunchtime presentation to medical students on "Nutrition"
6-16-99 - Group Leader for Teaching Skills at Incoming Residents Week
6-28-99 - Office Preceptor for 6 weeks to Andrew Swan, CCII, for Summer Externship in Primary Care
9-30-99 - Lectured nurse practitioner students on "Integrative Medicine" for the Health Promotion class
10-11-99 - Office Preceptor for 4 weeks to Melissa Reyes, CCIV, for Med 815, "Preceptorship in Integrative Medicine"
10-27-99 - Lectured high school science teachers on "An Approach to the Scientific Evaluation of Complementary Modalities of Medical Treatment" as part of  the U.B. WNY Science and Technology Forum
3-27-00 - Office Preceptor for 4 weeks to Donna Peace, CCIV, for Med 815, "Preceptorship in Integrative Medicine"
6-14-00 - Group Leader for Teaching Skills at Incoming Residents Week
6-26-00 - Office Preceptor for 6 weeks to Ken Halliwell, CCII, for Summer Externship in Primary Care
9-28-00 - Lectured nurse practitioner students on "Integrative Medicine" for the Health Promotion class
6-20-01 - Group Leader for Teaching Skills at Incoming Residents Week
6-25-01 - Office Preceptor for 6 weeks to Tim O'Herron, CCII, for Summer Externship in Primary Care
9-4-01 - Lectured nurse practitioner students on "Integrative Medicine" for the Health Promotion class
11-12-01 - Office Preceptor for 4 weeks to Jessica Hebrank, CCIV, for Med 815, "Preceptorship in Integrative Medicine"
1-7-02 - Office Preceptor for 4 weeks to Peter Stanbro, CCIV, for Med 815, "Preceptorship in Integrative Medicine"
5-1-02 - Lectured nurse practitioner students on "Integrative Medicine" for the Health Promotion class
6-19-02 - Group Leader for Teaching Skills at Incoming Residents Week
6-24-02 - Office Preceptor for 6 weeks to Ji Weon Park, CCII, for Summer Externship in Primary Care
12-4-02 - Lectured nurse practitioner students on "Integrative Medicine" for the Health Promotion class
3-3-03 - Office Preceptor for 4 weeks to Peter Giallanza, CCIV, for Med 815, "Preceptorship in Integrative Medicine"
4-16-03 - Lectured nurse practitioner students on "Integrative Medicine" for the Health Promotion class
6-18-03 - Group Leader for Teaching Skills at Incoming Residents Week
7-17-03 - Lectured nurse practitioner students on "Integrative Medicine" for the Health Promotion class
12-3-03 - Lectured nurse practitioner students on "Integrative Medicine" for the Health Promotion class
3-23-04 - Noontime lecture to medical students on "Healthy Eating and Dietary Supplements"
4-7-04 - Lectured nurse practitioner students on "Integrative Medicine" for the Health Promotion class
6-16-04 - Group Leader for Teaching Skills at Incoming Residents Week
6-17-04- Group Leader for Teaching Skills at Incoming Residents Week
9-22-04 - Spoke to Medicine-Pediatrics residents on "Integrative Medicine"

12-1-04 - Lectured nurse practitioner students on "Integrative Medicine" for the Health Promotion class

4-13-05 - Lectured nurse practitioner students on "Integrative Medicine" for the Health Promotion class

6-15-05 - Group Leader for Teaching Skills at Incoming Residents Week

7-26-05 - Lectured nurse practitioner students on "Integrative Medicine" for the Health Promotion class

3-1-06 - Lectured nurse practitioner students on "Integrative Medicine" for the Health Promotion class

5-9-06 – Community Physicians Lunch speaker for medical students on “Integrative Medicine”

6-22-06 - Group Leader for Teaching Skills at Incoming Residents Week

7-31-06 - Lectured nurse practitioner students on "Integrative Medicine" for the Health Promotion class

9-12-06 – Taught class to UB Honors Students on “Alternative Medicine”

12-8-06 – Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds - “An Internist's Perspective on Dietary Supplement Treatment for Psychiatric Disorders”

3-7-06 - Lectured nurse practitioner students on "Integrative Medicine" for the Health Promotion class

3-8-07 - UB Wellness Day – “Vitamins and Minerals: Which Ones Should a Healthy Person Take

5-7-07 – Presentation to third year medical students on “Integrative Medicine: An Overview”

6-20-07 - Group Leader for Teaching Skills at Incoming Residents Week

7-30-07 - Lectured nurse practitioner students on "Integrative Medicine" for the Health Promotion class

9-26-07 - Spoke to Medicine-Pediatrics residents on “Dietary Supplements – An Overview”

11-7-07 - Lectured nurse practitioner students on "Integrative Medicine" for the Health Promotion class

1-31-08 – Spoke to second year medical students on “Functional Medicine” at an elective afternoon forum

4-2-08 - Lectured nurse practitioner students on "Integrative Medicine" for the Health Promotion class

6-25-08 - Group Leader for Teaching Skills at Incoming Residents Week

9-24-08 - Lectured nurse practitioner students on "Integrative Medicine" for the Health Promotion class

6-24-09 - Group Leader for Teaching Skills at Incoming Residents Week

9-30-09 - Lectured nurse practitioner students on "Integrative Medicine" for the Health Promotion class

1-13-10 – Presentation on a lunchtime panel for 1st and 2nd year students on “Functional Medicine”

5-11-10 – Presentation at Mini Med School on “Evidence-Based Use of Dietary Supplements”

6-23-10 - Group Leader for Teaching Skills at Incoming Residents Week

12-1-10 - Lectured nurse practitioner students on "Integrative Medicine" for the Health Promotion class

1-6-11 – Lectured third year medical students on “Evidence-Based Use of Dietary Supplements”

1-6-11 – Lectured third year medical students on “Functional Medicine”

6-22-11- Group Leader for Teaching Skills at Incoming Residents Week

6-26-12 - Group Leader for Teaching Skills at Incoming Residents Week

Buffalo General Medical Center

3-21-02 - Grand Rounds                     "Evidence Based Use of Dietary Supplements"
4-17-03 - Grand Rounds                      "Risks and Benefits of HRT"
6-5-03 - Grand Rounds                       "Overview of Dietary Supplements"
5-20-04 - Grand Rounds                     "Nutrition Update - Macronutrients"

11-11-04 – Grand Rounds                   “Nutrition Update – Micronutrients”

7-7-05 – Grand Rounds                      “Osteoporosis Prevention and Treatment”

2-3-06 – Jacobs Neurological Institute          “Multiple Sclerosis: A Holistic Approach”

5-11-06 – Grand Rounds                    “Probiotics”

1-31-08 – Grand Rounds                    “Functional Medicine”

2-26-09 - Grand Rounds                     “Antioxidant Supplements for Health Promotion”

12-3-09 – Grand Rounds                    “Vitamin D”

10-14-10 – Grand Rounds                  “Functional Medicine”

4-5-12 – Grand Rounds                      “Effective Treatment for CFS and Fibromyalgia”

5-31-12 – Grand Rounds                    “Flow, Interqual, IPRO, and Length of Stay”

11-8-12 – Grand Rounds                    “Macronutrients: 21st Century Concepts of Healthy

Eating”

8-29-13 – Grand Rounds                    “Micronutrients: Daily Supplements for a Healthy Person”

Bry-Lin

10-24-12 Grand Rounds         “Dietary Supplements and the Management of Psychiatric Conditions”

Buffalo Psychiatric Center

3-2-95 - Grand Rounds     "Preventative Care Update"

Children's Hospital

8-28-98 - Grand Rounds   "Integrative Medicine"

ECMC

3-7-08 – Grand Rounds    “Functional Medicine”

Kenmore Mercy Hospital

1-6-98 - Grand Rounds     "Vitamins, Minerals, and Herbs"

8-1-06 – Grand Rounds     "Probiotics"

Millard Fillmore Hospital

9-91 to 12-93 - Supervision of medical residents' continuity clinic for 4 hours/week

Sisters Hospital

 

1-95 to 7-98 -  Noon conferences for residents (1-2/year)
1-95 to 7-98 - Supervision of medical residents' continuity clinic for 3 hours/week
1-95 to 9-96 - Morning report once every other week
7-95 to 7-98 - Medical residents (6-12 per year) in my office for 4 week ambulatory blocks.
7-27-93   - Grand Rounds      "Holistic Health and Mind/Body Medicine"
10-19-93 - Grand Rounds    "Preventative Medicine"
5-3-94 - Presentation to CCU nurses on "Holistic Care of the Cardiac Patient"
1-10-95 - Grand Rounds      "Preventative Care Update I"
2-14-95 - Grand Rounds      "Preventative Care Update II"
3-19-96 - Grand Rounds      "One Minute Preceptor"
5-27-96 - Grand Rounds      "Vitamins, Minerals, and Herbs"
10-15-97 - Spiritual Care Department   "Spirituality in Medicine"
4-14-98 - Grand Rounds      "Preventive Care Update"
4-20-98 - Lunch and Learn in the Marillac Room    "Vitamins, Minerals, and Herbs"
8-25-98 - Grand Rounds      "Integrative Medicine"
5-3-99 - Presentation to Associates on "Integrative Medicine"
3-28-00 - Grand Rounds      "Vitamins, Minerals, and Dietary Supplements"

3-22-05 – Grand Rounds        “Functional Medicine”

9-12-06 - Grand Rounds         “Probiotics”

5-22-07 – Grand Rounds        “Osteoporosis Update”

8-25-09 – Grand Rounds        “Zinc”

5-17-11 – Grand Rounds        “Functional Medicine”

5-8-12 – Grand Rounds          “Effective Treatment for CFS and Fibromyalgia”

D'Youville College

2-25-94 - Lecture to P.A. students   "Contemporary Medicine"
3-15-95 - Lecture to P.A. students   "Contemporary Medicine"
2-28-96 - Lecture to P.A. students   "Contemporary Medicine"

3-17-06 – Lecture to Chiropractic students “GI Dysfunction”

12-2-08 - Presentation to students sponsored by Health Center and the Be Happy, Healthy and Fit Club Vitamins and Minerals: Which Ones Should a Healthy Person Take

12-10-08 - Presentation to administrative staff “Preventing a Heart Attack or a Stroke”

3-31-10 – Presentation on “Vitamins, Minerals, and Supplements” at Health Fair

10-20-10 – Presentation on “Healthy Eating” sponsored by the Wellness Committee

 

PRESENTATIONS

 

Regional or National Meetings

 

10-29-07 – Science and Clinical Application of Integrative Holistic Medicine – San Diego, CA “Essential Fatty Acids”

10-18-08 – Integrative Health Series sponsored by Monroe County Medical Society – Rochester, NY “Functional Medicine”

11-22-08 - Science and Clinical Application of Integrative Holistic Medicine – San Diego, CA “Essential Fatty Acids”

11-25-08 - Science and Clinical Application of Integrative Holistic Medicine – San Diego, CA “IHMT for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome”

10-6-09 - Science and Clinical Application of Integrative Holistic Medicine – Washington, DC “IHMT for Autoimmune Disease”

11-6-09 – American Holistic Medical Association Annual Session – Cleveland, OH “Functional Medicine: A Paradigm for Treating Chronic Disease”

11-9-10 - Science and Clinical Application of Integrative Holistic Medicine – San Diego, CA “IHMT for Autoimmune Disease”

11-9-11 - Science and Clinical Application of Integrative Holistic Medicine – St Petersburg, FL “IHMT for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome”

11-11-11 - Science and Clinical Application of Integrative Holistic Medicine – St Petersburg, FL “IHMT for Autoimmune Disease”

10-30-12 - Science and Clinical Application of Integrative Holistic Medicine – St Petersburg, FL “IHMT for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome”

4-20-13 – Fatigue: The Modern Dilemma – St Louis, MO “Effective Treatment for CFS/Fibromyalgia: A Blended Approach’

11-7-13 – St Petersburg, FL “Nutrition Principles and Specific Supplements for Optimum Health: An Overview”

3-22-14 – Rochester, NY “Osteoporosis Prevention and Treatment: A Lifestyle Approach”

 

Community

 

11-9-94 - Lancaster Civic Women's Club  "Holistic Health"
1-25-95 - Tops Cooking School   "Nutrition"
2-28-95 - Expressly For Women - Sisters Hospital  "Osteoporosis Prevention"
3-24-95 - Senior Fish Fry - Sisters Hospital    "Exercise"

5-4-95   - Sisters Amherst Health Center "Nutrition"
5-11-95 - Sisters Amherst Health Center "Exercise"

5-13-95 - Healing Arts Institute   "Holistic Medicine"
5-25-95 - Sisters Amherst Health Center "Osteoporosis Prevention"
7-20-95 - Jewish Community Center   "Exercise"
8-22-95 - Tops Cooking School    "Cholesterol"
9-17-95 - Massage Therapy School   "Alternative and Complementary Medicine"

9-28-95 - Sisters Amherst Health Center "Alternative Medicine"
11-20-95 - Bistro Bookers.  Review of Spontaneous Healing by Andrew Weil, MD
5-13-96 - AIDS Community Services  "Overview of Alternative Treatment of AIDS"
1-29-97 - Medaille College  "Introduction to Wellness"
11-12-97 - Total Women 2000  "Integrative Medicine"

2-18-98 - One-on-One Fitness "Vitamins, Minerals, and Supplements"
2-22-98 - Maimonides Medical Society  "Integrative Medicine"
4-16-98 - Century Airport Pediatrics   "Herbal Medicine"

4-30-98 - One-on-One Fitness "Herbal Medicine"
11-14-98 - Erie County Medical Society Symposium at Adams Mark Hotel  "Herbs"
11-17-98 - Series on Alternative Medicine at the Buffalo Club  "Panel Discussion"
9-19-99 - Westminster Presbyterian Church  "Integrative Medicine and Aging"
9-21-99 - Independent Health Foundation Senior Health Education Awareness Seminar  "Alternative Therapies"
9-21-99 - IPA Board "Integrative Medicine"
10-6-99 - Planned Parenthood Symposium entitled A Holistic Journey: Midlife and Beyond   "Panel Discussion"
10-16-99 - National Multiple Sclerosis Society Fall Workshop  "Alternative Therapies"
3-23-00 - Young Presidents Organization  "Alternative Medicine - Facts and Factors"
4-13-00 - Independent Health Night Call educational session "Integrative Medicine"
3-24-01 - Erie County Chapter of Medical Assistants "Integrative Medicine Approach to Common Ailments"
3-26-02 - Hospice educational session for physicians "Integrative Medicine and Cancer Care"
10-29-02 - Synergy Health and Fitness "Herbal Remedies: Fact and Fiction"
3-26-03 - Board of Trustees at Mount St. Mary's "Integrative Medicine"
9-25-03 - St. Joseph's Hospital "Integrative Medicine and Common Ailments"
6-21-04 - Congressman Quinn's Women's Network to Good Health "Integrative Medicine Approach to Common Ailments"
9-18-04 - Coordinated a half day Seminar on "Herbal Medicine and Dietary Supplements" sponsored by the Medical Society  of the County of Erie, with CME approved by the Central New York Academy of Medicine.  My topic of presentation at this Seminar was "Regulation of Dietary Supplements"

11-17-04 - Osteoporosis Support Group “Managing Osteoporosis with Lifestyle Changes”

5-19-05 – Kenmore Mercy Hospital “Healthy Eating and the New National Guidelines”

6-14-05 – Kenmore Mercy Hospital “Vitamins and Minerals: Which Ones Should a Healthy Person Take”

9-15-05 – Catholic Health System Appletree Business Park location “Vitamins and Minerals: Which Ones Should a Healthy Person Take”

9-29-05 - Catholic Health System Appletree Business Park location “Healthy Eating and the New National Guidelines”

10-26-05 - Catholic Health System Appletree Business Park location “Common Ailments: A Dietary Supplement Approach”

11-30-05 – Feel Rite Transit Road location “Common Ailments: A Dietary Supplement Approach”

1-4-06 – Women’s Wellness Center “Juice Plus +”

1-14-06 – Buffalo Academy of Medicine “Dietary Supplement Controversies”

1-25-06 – North East Holistic – “How to Prevent a Heart Attack, or Another One”

2-7-06 – Aesthetic Associates – “Healthy Eating and the New National Nutrition Guidelines”

3-7-06 – Bistro Bookers – Book Review of Healthy Aging

3-14-06 – Southtowns Osteoporosis Support Group - “Hormone Replacement Therapy: Risks and Benefits”

3-15-06 – Northtowns Osteoporosis Support Group - “Hormone Replacement Therapy: Risks and Benefits”

3-22-06 - Catholic Health System Appletree Business Park location “Osteoporosis Prevention: A Lifestyle Approach”

3-23-06 – Erie County Chapter American Academy of Family Physicians “Functional Medicine and Nutrition”

3-30-06 – Kenmore Mercy Hospital - “Osteoporosis Prevention: A Lifestyle Approach”

4-1-06 – Light Bridges Health and Wellness Expo – Common Ailments: A Dietary Supplement Approach”

4-5-06 - Catholic Health System Appletree Business Park location “Cancer Prevention: A Lifestyle Approach”

4-17-06 – Health Association of Niagara County Council on Aging Workshop “Asking the Best Questions”

5-6-06 – MDA ALS Family Day “Alternative Treatments”

5-17-06 – Sheehan Memorial Hospital “Healthy Eating”

6-5-06 – Canterbury Woods “Dietary Supplements for Seniors”

7-10-06 - ‘Think Shop’ Group at Canterbury Woods “Holistic/Integrative Medicine”

9-13-06 - Catholic Health System Appletree Business Park location “Healthy Eating”

9-18-06 – Canisius College Course for Physical Education students – class on “Complementary and Alternative Medicine”

9-20-06 – Sheehan Memorial Hospital “Cancer Prevention”

9-30-06 – Club 50 Fitness “Vitamins and Minerals for the Healthy Adult”

10-4-06 – Canterbury Woods “Healthy Eating”

4-18-07 - Northtowns Osteoporosis Support Group Osteoporosis Prevention and Treatment: A Lifestyle Approach

4-18-07 - Catholic Health System Appletree Business Park location “Vitamins and Minerals: Which Ones Should a Healthy Person Take

5-8-07 – Ken Ton Clergy Association “Vitamins and Minerals: Which Ones Should a Healthy Person Take

9-30-07 - Kenmore United Methodist Church “Healthy Eating”

10-23-07 – Catholic Health System Appletree Business Park location “A Lifestyle and Dietary Supplement Approach to Preventing Heart Disease and Stroke”

4-5-08 – Earth Spirit Expo “Environmental Medicine”

4-16-08 – Phi Beta Kappa WNY Association Vitamins and Minerals: Which Ones Should a Healthy Person Take

5-6-08 – United University Professions “Healthy Eating”

5-21-08 - Catholic Health System Appletree Business Park location “Environmental Medicine”

7-24-08 – Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital “Healthy Eating”

10-15-08 - Catholic Health System Kenmore Mercy Hospital location “Environmental Medicine”

10-21-08 – Transplant Support Group of WNY “Restless Leg Syndrome”

3-28-09 - Honor and Hope Wellness Center "Dietary Supplements and Addictions, Bipolar Disease, Depression, OCD, and Schizophrenia"

4-14-09 - Mitochondrial Myopathy Support Group “An Integrative Holistic Medicine Approach to Mitochondrial Myopathy”

4-15-09 - Jacobs Neurological Institute “Dietary Supplements as Complementary Treatment to Medication for Management of Multiple Sclerosis”

5-20-09 - Northtowns Osteoporosis Support Group “Vitamins and Minerals: Which Ones Should a Healthy Person Take

8-1-09 - Bridges Wellness Center "Dietary Supplements and Addictions, Bipolar Disease, Depression, OCD, and Schizophrenia"

10-24-09 - Life’s Gifts Unfolded Wellness Center “Functional Medicine”

12-18-09 – Equality Club of Buffalo “Integrative/Holistic Medicine”

3-27-10 - Life’s Gifts Unfolded Wellness Center “Immunizations and Immune System Enhancement”

5-6-10 – Association of Peri-Operative Nurses “Vitamins and Minerals: Which Ones Should a Healthy Person Take

6-18-10 - Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital “Vitamins and Minerals: Which Ones Should a Healthy Person Take

6-29-10 – American Heart Association 6th Annual Go Red for Women “Dietary Supplements and Heart Health”

10-7-10 – P2 Collaborative Conference “Functional Medicine”

10-21-10 - Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital “Healthy Eating”

3-23-11 – Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus lunchtime presentation at BGH “Healthy Eating”

10-5-11 - Schofield Residence “Vitamins and Minerals: Which Ones Should a Healthy Person Take”

10-5-11 – Inner Balance Chiropractic “Dietary Supplements and Pain Management”

10-24-11 – St Jude Center “Diabetes – a Lifestyle and Dietary Supplement Approach”

1-22-12 – Temple Beth Zion “Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis, Multivitamins, and Vitamin D”

1-30-12 – UB Wellness North Campus “Vitamins and Minerals: Which Ones Should a Healthy Person Take”

2-13-12 - UB Wellness South Campus “Vitamins and Minerals: Which Ones Should a Healthy Person Take”

10-3-12 - Schofield Residence “Dietary Supplements and Pain Management”

2-5-13 – Audubon Library Vitamins and Minerals: Which Ones Should a Healthy Person Take”

5-2-13 – Inner Balance Chiropractic Vitamins and Minerals: Which Ones Should a Healthy Person Take”

6-22-13 – Fine Art Healing & Health Holistic Health Fair “Healthy Eating”

7-23-13 – RPCI Healthy Foods ENRG “Healthy Eating”

8-15-13 – Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital Healthy U Series Vitamins and Minerals: Which Ones Should a Healthy Person Take”

10-16-13 - Schofield Residence “Healthy Eating”

1-14-14 - Audubon Library Dietary Supplements and Pain Management”

9-14-14 - Healthy Living Support Group “Probiotics”

1-27-15 - Audubon Library “Probiotics”

Community - Village Glen Series

2-6-97   - "Vitamin, Minerals, and Herbs"
3-20-97 - "Nutrition"
5-29-97 - "Osteoporosis"
10-9-97 - "Integrative Medicine"
11-6-97 - "Mind-Body Medicine"
12-4-97 - "Energy Medicine"
2-26-98 - "Vitamins, Minerals, and Supplements"
4-2-98   - "Herbal Medicine"
10-1-98 - "Osteoporosis"
10-22-98 - "Herbal Medicine"
11-19-98 - "Vitamins, Minerals, and Dietary Supplements"
5-13-99 - "Herbal Medicine"
11-16-00 - "Vitamins, Minerals, and Dietary Supplements"
12-5-00 - "Herbal Medicine"
2-27-01 - "Integrative Medicine"
3-27-01 - "Nutrition Update"
4-24-01 - "Complementary Modalities"
11-13-01 - "Integrative Medicine Approach to Common Ailments"
3-12-02 - "Screening Tests - Which Ones and How Often"
10-8-02 - "Osteoporosis
9-23-04 - "Preventing a MI"

11-4-04 – “Mind-Body Medicine”

9-20-06 – “Cancer Prevention”



CIVIC SERVICE

 

Physician Advisor - Weight Training for Seniors Program - 1995
Editorial Advisory Board - Holistic Health Journal – 1994 - 1996
Hostelling International Buffalo Hostel Board Member - 2004 – 2007

Medical Society County of Erie – Education Committee Member – 2004 - 2007

Buffalo Academy of Medicine – Chairperson of User Needs Subgroup – Committee to create a regional electronic healthcare database – 2004 – 2006

Western New York Clinical Information Exchange Physician Advisory Committee - 2006 - 2007

Jewish Community Center Department of Health, Fitness and Recreation Medical Advisory Team – 2006

American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine – Test Committee – 2005 – 2009

Buffalo Academy of Medicine – Programming Chair - 2006 – 2007

Buffalo Academy of Medicine – President – 2008-2009

Medical Alumni Association Board Member - 2004 – 2011

Medical Alumni Association President – 2009-2010

American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine – Secretary of the Board of Directors – 2007 – 2011

American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine - Board of Directors - 2006 – present

Editorial Advisory Board – Holistic Primary Care – 2008 - present

Office of Professional Medical Conduct (NY) - Board of Directors - 2008-present

American Institute of Health and Medicine – Board of Directors – 2014-present

American Holistic Medical Association – Board of Directors – 2014-present

 



CONTINUING EDUCATION IN INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE (CONFERENCES)

 

August 13-18, 1994 - Feathered Pipe Ranch - Nutrition with Dr. Andrew Weil - Montana
June 5-7, 1996 - NIH Office of Alternative Medicine - National Conference on Medical and Nursing Education in Complementary Medicine -  Bethesda, MD
March 9-12, 1997 - Harvard Medical School  - Alternative Medicine: Implications for Clinical Practice - Boston, MA
May 4-11, 1997 - University of Arizona Health Sciences Center - Examining Integrative Medicine - Tucson, AZ
September 19-21, 1997 - Bastyr University - Clinical Applications of Natural Medicine - Chicago, IL
May 5-8, 1999 - American Holistic Medical Association - Primary Care for the 21st Century - Washington, D.C.
June 7-11, 2000 - Center for Mind Body Medicine and NCI - Comprehensive Cancer Care 2000 - Arlington, VA
May 3-6, 2001 - International Society for Orthomolecular Medicine - Nutritional Medicine Today - Toronto, Ontario
May 15-18, 2002 - American Holistic Medical Association - Building Bridges and Breaking Down Barriers - Toronto, Ontario
May 20-24, 2002 - Columbia University - Botanical Medicine in Modern Clinical Practice - New York City, NY
September 12, 2002 - SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine - Integrative Medicine 2002 Conference - Buffalo, NY
November 2-3, 2002 - Jacob Teitelbaum, MD - Effective Treatment of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, ME, and Pain - Annapolis, MD
April 11-13, 2003 - International Society for Orthomolecular Medicine - Nutritional Medicine Today - Toronto, Ontario
May 28-31, 2003 - American Holistic Medical Association  - The Science and Spirit of Good Medicine - San Diego, CA
October 10-15, 2003 - American Board of Holistic Medicine Review Course - Denver, CO
November 7-10, 2003 - Nutritional Therapies in Medical Practice (Gaby and Wright) - Seattle, WA
January 16-18, 2004 - Natural Supplements in Evidence-Based Practice - San Diego, CA
March 8-13, 2004 - Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice - Seattle, WA
April 1-4, 2004 - Integrative Medicine: Collaboration, Co-Management, and Advanced Protocols - Miami, FL
April 12-15, 2004 - Norman Shealy, MD - Energetics of Body/Mind/Spirit - Holos Institute of Health - Springfield, MO
April 17-18, 2004 - Jacob Teitelbaum, MD - Advanced Workshop - Treating Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, ME, and MPS - Annapolis, MD
April 28-May 1, 2004 - American Holistic Medical Association - The Soul of Medicine - Albuquerque, NM
June 7-10, 2004 - Columbia University - Botanical Medicine in Modern Clinical Practice - New York City, NY

October 20-23, 2004 – True North – Deepening Relationships – Implementing Integrative Care – Portland, ME

February 11-13, 2005 – Institute of Functional Medicine – Neuroprotection – San Diego, CA

March 6-9, 2005 – Columbia University – Nutrition and Health – Tucson, AZ

April 29-30, 2005 – Metagenics – Jeff Bland Seminars – Nutrigenomics in Clinical Practice; Managing the Complex Patient – Toronto, Ontario

May 10-14, 2005 – American Holistic Medical Association – Holism and Family Health – Philadelphia, PA

June 10-12, 2005 – Omega Institute – Breakthrough Strategies for Autism Spectrum Disorders – Rhinebeck, NY

June 24-26, 2005 – Harvard Medical School – Natural Remedies for Psychiatric Disorders – Boston, MA

October 20-23, 2005 – Crayhon Research - Nutrient Expo 2005 – Broomfield, CO

January 15, 2006 – Metagenics – Obesity-Related Health Problems – Syracuse, NY

January 29, 2006 – Metagenics – Advanced Nutritional Strategies for Autoimmune Diseases – Toronto, Ontario

April 8-9, 2006 – Standard Process – Nutrition A to Z – Syracuse, NY

April 19-22, 2006 – Institute of Functional Medicine – Managing Biotransformation – Tampa, FL

June 8-10, 2006 – American Holistic Medical Association – Holism in Action – St. Paul, MN

Oct 29-Nov 2, 2006 – The Science and Clinical Application of Integrative Holistic Medicine – San Diego, CA

Nov 11-12, 2006 – Metagenics – The Neurobiology of Mood & Cognitive Disorders; Managing the Multiple Causes of Chronic Inflammation - Toronto, Ontario

January 25-28, 2007 – Nutritional Therapy in Medical Practice (Gaby and Wright) – Las Vegas, NV

April 14, 2007 – Metagenics – The Fatigue Solution – Toronto, Ontario

April 20-22, 2007 - International Society for Orthomolecular Medicine - Nutritional Medicine Today - Toronto, Ontario

May 5-6, 2007 – Standard Process – Blood Chemistry – East Aurora, NY

June 6-9, 2007 - American Holistic Medical Association – Environmental Awareness and Health Care - Portland, OR

Oct 28-Nov 1, 2007 - The Science and Clinical Application of Integrative Holistic Medicine – San Diego, CA

August 13-16, 2008 - American Holistic Medical Association – Embody Nature, Redefine Health – Phoenix, AZ

November 13-16, 2008 - First Line Therapy Certification (Metagenics) - San Diego, CA

November 17-21, 2008 - The Science and Clinical Application of Integrative Holistic Medicine – San Diego, CA

June 11-14, 2009 – Food as Medicine – Washington, DC

October 4-8, 2009 - The Science and Clinical Application of Integrative Holistic Medicine – Washington, DC

November 5-7, 2009 - American Holistic Medical Association – Holistic Health Now – Cleveland, OH

September 24-26, 2010 – International College of Integrative Medicine – Infections – Buffalo, NY

November 7-11, 2010 - The Science and Clinical Application of Integrative Holistic Medicine – San Diego, CA

January 22, 2011 – Nutritional Considerations in the Prevention and Management of Disease – Rochester, NY

April 6-7, 2011 – Chelation Therapy Training – Minneapolis, MN

April 8-10, 2011 – iMosaic – A 3600 Look at Current Topic in Integrative Medicine - Minneapolis, MN

September 23-25, 2011 – Micronutrients in Mental Health – New York, NY

November 7-11, 2011 - The Science and Clinical Application of Integrative Holistic Medicine – St Petersburg, FL

September 21-23, 2012 – Sex, Lies, and Hormones – Cleveland, OH

October 28 – November 1, 2012 - The Science and Clinical Application of Integrative Holistic Medicine – San Diego, CA

April 19-21, 2013 – Fatigue: The Modern Dilemma- St Louis, MO

November 3-7, 2013 - The Science and Clinical Application of Integrative Holistic Medicine – St Petersburg, FL

November 8, 2013 – The Healer Within: Cultivating Your Resiliency in Health Care - St Petersburg, FL

March 22, 2014 – Women’s Health and Well-Being through Integrative Medicine – Rochester, NY

September 18-21, 2014 – Connection & Collaboration – Minneapolis, MN

October 25-30, 2014 - The Science and Clinical Application of Integrative Holistic Medicine – San Diego, CA

 



PUBLICATIONS

Barbarossa F, Levy SH. A Study of Blood Total Protein and Albumin Levels in Psychiatric Patients.
J Clin Psychiatry. 1983; 44: 227-228.

Schiffer RB, Caine ED, Bamford KA and Levy S. Depressive Episodes in Patients with Multiple
Sclerosis. Am J. Psychiatry. 1983; 140. 1498-1500.

Caine ED, Bamford KA, Schiffer RB, Shoulson I, Levy S. A Controlled Neuropsychological
Comparison of Huntington's Disease and Multiple Sclerosis. Arch Neurol. 1986; 43: 249-254.

Levy, SH. The Risk-Benefit Profile of Commonly Used Herbal Therapies [Letter to the Editor]. Ann Intern Med. 2002; 137(12):1008.

Levy SH. More on Mercury [Letter to the Editor]. IMCJ. 2009; 8(4):14.

Levy, SH. Supporting Supplements [Letter to the Editor]. ACP Internist. 2010; 30 (2):4.
 
Levy SH. More on Toxicity [Letter to the Editor]. IMCJ. 2010; 9(6):13. 

Levy, SH. Discussion of Women’s Health Study ‘Imprecise.’ Townsend Letter. January 2011. 78-79.

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