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Explorations of Careers in Public Health: Rebecca Levin, Cook County Sheriff’s Office

When: Thursday, January 14, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Central

Where: Online
Webcast Link

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM)  

Group: Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM)

Category: Lectures & Meetings


Registration required.

Co-sponsored by the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) at Northwestern University and the Northwestern Program in Public Health.

Explorations of Careers in Public Health is a mini-series within the larger weekly IPHAM seminar series. The mini-series will feature interviews with local public health leaders about how they have navigated their career in public health.

Rebecca Levin, MPH
Senior Advisor
Cook County Sheriff’s Office

Rebecca Levin is a Senior Advisor with the Cook County Sheriff's Department. She designs, develops and implements strategies on high-profile issues to advance the Sheriff’s priorities, initiatives, and goals; advises the Sheriff and Executive Office on public policy and strategy; r represents the Sheriff’s Office with government agencies and community partners; serves as lead internal public health expert on control of COVID-19 among Cook County Jail detainees and Sheriff’s Office employees.

Prior to her work with the Sheriff's Office, Rebecca led all aspects of the Strengthening Chicago's Youth (SCY) violence prevention collaborative at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. She developed and implemented a strategic vision and goals and objectives for SCY, the Preventing Alcohol Abuse in Chicago Teens (PAACT) coalition, and other Injury Prevention and Research Center initiatives.

Rebecca earned her MPH at University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health where she focused on health policy and administration.


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