B.A., M.Ad.Ed., National Louis University
Ed.D., University of St. Francis
Dr. Leia Levy earned a certificate in radiation therapy in 1987 from National Louis University (NLU). She also earned a baccalaureate degree in Allied Health Management (1988) and Master’s degree in Adult Education (1996) from NLU. Most recently, Leia has earned a doctoral degree in Educational Leadership from University of St. Francis (2018).
Dr. Levy has experience as staff radiation therapist, senior radiation therapist, clinical education instructor, clinical education supervisor, and clinical internship coordinator. Currently, Leia serves as Associate Professor and Radiation Therapy program director at USF, and also as Quality Improvement Program/Accreditation consultant at a Cancer Center located in the south suburbs of Chicago.
Dr. Levy has experience teaching several courses in the radiation therapy program curriculum including, but not limited to, General Patient Care, Medical Ethics and Law, Radiation Physics, Radiation Therapy Physics, Oncology, Simulation Procedures, and Radiation Therapy Treatment Planning. Dr. Levy’s favorite courses to teach currently include Radiation Therapy Physics, which is a course with focus on the interaction of radiation with matter, and Radiation Therapy Treatment Planning, which is a course with focus on the customization of treatment plans for cancer patients undergoing radiation therapy.