ADAM LEVY, M.D.                  

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EXPERTISE: Pediatric Cancers

Director of Pediatric Neuro-Oncology at Montefiore Medical Center

SPECIAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

(2003-2004) Attending Physician of the Year

(2007) Humanitarian Award from The Children's Tumor Foundation

(2007-2010) Professional Development Committee, American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION & TRAINING:

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellow: Memorial Sloan Kettering/ The New York Hospital, New York, New York

Chief Fellow Pediatric Hematology/ Oncology: Memorial Sloan Kettering/ The New York Hospital, New York, New York

Residencies: Resident; Pediatrics, Mount Sinai Medical Center New York, New York. Chief Resident;Pediatrics, Mount Sinai Medical Center New York, New York

Medical School: M.D. NYU School of Medicine

Education: B.S. Cornell University

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

  • New York State License to Practice Medicine and Surgery
  • Board Certified, Pediatrics American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Board Certified, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, American Academy of Pediatrics

CURRENT POSITIONS:

  • Assistant Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine Bronx, New York
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Albert Einstein, Bronx, New York
  • Attending, at The Children's Hospital at Montefiore Bronx, New York

PREVIOUS POSITIONS & APPOINTMENTS:

Assistant Professor, NYU School of Medicine, New York, New York

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES, MEMBERSHIPS, & ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American Society of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
  • Children's Oncology Group 
  • Society for Neuro - Oncology

Awards, Honors:

  • (1996-1997) Resident Clinician/ Teacher Department of Pediatrics, Mount Sinai Medical Center
  • (1999) Charles Trobman Memorial Award Memorial Sloan - Kettering Cancer Center
  • (2003) Recognition for Outstanding Teaching Pediatrics Residency Program, NYU Medical Center
  • (2004) KIDS of NYU Grant
  • (2003-2004) Attending Physician of the Year
  • (2003-2007) Young Investigator Committee, Children's Oncology Group Active Member
  • (2007) Recognition for Special Contribution Committee on Graduate Medical Education Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • (2007) Humanitarian Award Children's Tumor Foundation 
  • (2010) Most Valued Practice (MVP) Montefiore Medical Center

RESEARCH:

  • (1999-2001) Clinical Scholars Training Program in Biomedical Research NIH grant CA-09512
  • (2005- ) Committee Member, Children's Oncology Group ACNS0222 A Phase II Study of Motexafin - Gadolinium (NSC #55583) and Involved Field Radiation Therapy for Intrinsic Pontine Glioma of Childhood 
  • (2005- ) Principle Investigator, The Children's Hospital at Montefiore Children's Oncology Group (COG) site Principle Investigator for 25 COG - sponsored clinical trials
  • (2007-) Committee Member, Children's Oncology Group ADVL0526, Biologically Targeted Agents Bevacizumab or Erlotinib in combination with Temozolomide for Recurretn/Refractory Medulloblastoma/ CNS PNET of Childhood, A Collaborative COG and COG Phase 1/ Pilot Consortium Trial
  • (2008- ) Principle Investigator, ACN0821 Temozolomide with irinotecan vs temozolomide, irinotecan plus bevacisumab for recurrent/refractory medulloblastoma/CNS PNET of childhood. A COG randomized phase II screening trial