Bereavement Notice

Shawn Levitt – March 13, 2023

An alumna of the School of Business Administration and a former School of Nursing Board member, Professor Levitt served the university as a visiting instructor

Shawn Levitt, SBA alumna, visiting instructor, SON

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Shawn LevittIt is with deep sadness that I inform you of the death of Professor Shawn Levitt, who passed away on March 13, 2023.

Professor Levitt joined the Oakland University community on September 2, 2021, as a visiting instructor in the School of Nursing.

Also an OU alumna of the School of Business Executive MBA Program 6 and a former School of Nursing Board member, she worked for 25 years in the local healthcare industry, including her role as Senior Vice President and Chief Nurse Executive for the Detroit Medical Center. Her expertise focused on patient care, clinical operations, project management and performance improvement strategies.

Services for Professor Levitt have already been held. To view the online obituary and share your condolences, please visit the A.J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home website.

On behalf of the entire university community, we extend our heartfelt condolences to the Levitt family and friends during this very difficult time.



Ora Hirsch Pescovitz, M.D.

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