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Matthew Jason Levy, D.O., M.Sc.
Senior Medical Officer, Johns Hopkins Center for Law Enforcement Medicine
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Expertise: Disaster medicine, Emergency Medicine, Pre-hospital emergency medical services, Tactical medicine
Research Interests: Tactical medicine education; Pre-hospital emergency medical services system innovations and safety; Disaster medicine education; Climatologic effects on emergency medical illness and injury ...read more
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
600 N. Wolfe Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Howard County Emergency Medical Services
5755 Cedar Lane
Columbia, MD 21044 map
Dr. Levy is an associate professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine and holds a leadership role in its Division of Special Operations. Dr. Levy is board certified in emergency medicine and subspecialty certified in emergency medical services. He is also a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Dr. Levy works closely with several local, state and federal emergency medical services, special operations medicine, and disaster medicine response elements.
Dr. Levy joined the faculty of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 2009. He completed his training in emergency medicine at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in 2009 after serving as chief resident (2008–2009). Dr. Levy’s research focuses on pre-hospital, operational and disaster medicine. He is the medical director of Howard County Fire and Rescue. Dr. Levy is a tactical physician with the Maryland State Police and Howard County Police. He is also the founding commander of the Maryland-1 Disaster Medical Assistance Team and the medical director of the paramedic program at the University of Maryland, Baltimore.
- Senior Medical Officer, Johns Hopkins Center for Law Enforcement Medicine
- Associate Medical Director, Johns Hopkins Lifeline
- Associate Director, Johns Hopkins Emergency Medical Services Fellowship
- Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Departments / Divisions
- DO, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (2006)
- Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Emergency Medicine (2009)
- American Board of Emergency Medicine / Emergency Medical Services (2015)
- American Board of Emergency Medicine / Emergency Medicine (2012)
Research & Publications
Dr. Levy’s research focuses in the areas of prehospital, operational and disaster medicine.
Levy, J.L, Seaman, K.G., Levy, M.J.; "A Novel Intervention for Decreasing Hospital Crowding Following the 2010 Blizzard" American Journal of Disaster Medicine. 2011 Jul-Aug;6(4):255-8
Levy, M.J, Seaman, K.G., Levy, J.L.; "A Human Factors Analysis of an EMS Crew's Exposure to Carbon Monoxide". Prehospital and Disaster Medicine. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine. 2012. June, 27 (3)
Smith, J.; Levy; J.L; Levy, M.J.; A Pilot Survey of Disaster Curricula in Undergraduate Medical Education. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine. In Press