Jeff Levin, PhD


email this

Adjunct Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Department / Division:
Psychiatry / Geriatric Behavioral Health
Baylor Institute for Studies of Religion
One Bear Place # 97236
Waco, TX 76798
Office Telephone:
(254) 710-7555
  • PhD, University of Texas, Medical Branch at Galveston, 1987
Research Interests:

Dr. Jeff Levin, an epidemiologist and religious scholar, holds a distinguished chair at Baylor University, where he is University Professor of Epidemiology and Population Health, Professor of Medical Humanities, and Director of the Program on Religion and Population Health at the Institute for Studies of Religion. He also serves as Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University School of Medicine, and as an Affiliated Member of the Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine.  Dr. Levin's current research and writing are focused on three areas:  (a) social and psychiatric epidemiologic research on religion and population health, (b) theories of healing and the work of healers, and (c) the role of faith-based initiatives in public health and healthcare policy.  He is an honors graduate of the Duke Department of Religion.