Levi Downs, MD


Levi Downs, Jr, MD, MS, FACOG

Chief Medical Officer
Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health
Director, Division of Gynecologic Oncology
Faculty Board Member

Educational Summary
Medical Degree: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Residency: Magee-Women's Hospital of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Post Doctoral M.S. Clinical Research, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis

UMPhysicians Involvement

  • Board of Directors
  • Electronic Charge Capture Physician Advisory Board
  • Clinical Practice Committee
  • University of Minnesota Physicians Oncology Council
  • Women's Health Center University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview, Medical Director 2002-2007

Professional Leadership

  • Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, Co-Lead, Women's Cancer Program
  • The Powell Center for Women's Health, University of Minnesota, Past Clinical Care Co-Director
  • The Gynecologic Cancer Foundation: Cervical Cancer Advisory Committee
  • Continental Gynecologic Society: Strategic Planning Committee, 2009; Governing Council, 2009-2013
  • Gynecologic Oncology Group Cancer Prevention and Control Committee, 2007-2011
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology 2002-Present
  • American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology 2002-Present
  • American College of Surgeons 2002-Present
  • American Association for Cancer Research 2002-Present
  • Society of Gynecologic Oncologists: SGO Program Committee, The Annual Meeting on Women's Cancer; SGO Cervical Cancer Forum Steering Committee; SGO Educational Campaign, HPV Vaccine Writing Group
  • American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology 1994-Present; Fellow, 2006-Present
  • The University of Minnesota Senate, Senator
  • University of Minnesota Medical School Faculty Advisory Committee 2006-2009
  • Densford Leadership Center Advisory Board, 2005-2009 University of Minnesota School of Nursing


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