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Doug Levy

Science Writing; Media Training; Emergency Communications

Expert on Health, Privacy, Technology, and Public Safety

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“Doug is the one everyone wants on their team for his expert ability to navigate challenging environments, solid executive counsel and fresh ideas.”

Kesinee Angkustsiri Yip
Kaiser Permanente

“Doug produced outstanding thinking accompanied by equally strong deliverables when my company was under attack as part of a corporate campaign by organized labor.”

Daniel Parker
Former hospital executive, now with CVS Health

“He’s a go-to guy who can be counted on to get things done.”

Pamela Roskowski,
Chief of Police and UC Systemwide Police Coordinator University of California (Retired)

“Doug’s ability to de-mystify complex scientific and technological topics with great wit, clarity and sensibility keeps me coming back for more.”

Carmen Caricchio
CEO, CoActive Communications

“Doug worked tirelessly to support big ideas… through skillful outreach and communications. His curiosity is insatiable and his good spirits and energy infectious..”

Sarah Paris
Director of Communications, UCSF

“Doug’s years as a technology/science journalist honed his analytical skills, which he successfully combines with strong interpersonal skills and a commendable work ethic.”

Michael Busselen
VP of Corporate Communications at ServiceMax

“Doug’s combination of skills — lawyer, top-tier journalist, technology and science enthusiast — enables him to be the level-headed sounding board that you know you always needed. “

Carla Schlemminger

Marketing & Social Business Strategist

“Doug is strategic, whip smart and a talented writer, bringing valuable insight as a former journalist and expertise in health care issues. Most importantly, Doug is able to manage difficult issues while maintaining a great sense of perspective and humor.”

Sandra Chu

Senior Director, Global Public Affairs and Issues Management, Visa Inc.

“Doug is a professional of the highest intellectual caliber. Multi-faceted, multi-talented… the first to adopt a new approach, and the best at making sure the basics are never out of sight.”

Camela (Stuby) Morrissey

Strategic Planning, Marketing, Communications

Doug understands every aspect (political, regulatory, legal, scientific, competitive, and media) and will add value as a seasoned communicator who can not only navigate but help to thrive in this new environment.

Kerry Beth Daly

President, Daly Communications


A company with a failed vaccine trial weathered the onslaught of global front-page news coverage generated by the trial’s results, with a majority of the coverage accurately reflecting the scientific findings.

A medical school’s ranking increased from No. 10 to No. 7, partly attributable to improvements in the school’s reputation as scored by nationwide peers.

A university increased compliance with emergency planning protocols from 65% to 90% after implementing an internal communications plan about emergency preparation.