Dr. Alan Levine Named Dean of the College of Health and Human Services


Alan M. Levine, Ph.D. has been named Dean of the College of Health and Human Services, where he will be responsible for providing strategic, entrepreneurial, and visual leadership. He will demonstrate and foster excellence in teaching, research, and service. Prior to his position, Dr. Levin acted as interim Dean of the College of Health and Human Services, Professor and Director of the Doctoral Program in Human Development, and Professor and Co-Chair in the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics. In addition, he acted as Deputy Director of Research for the former Military Family Institute at Marywood University.

Dr. Levine's research was published in over 20 articles on topics ranging from vitamin deficiency to nutrition and aging, including The Journal of Women's Health Physical Therapy, Diseases and Disorders, Medicine and Science in Sports Exercise, and Journal of Therapeutic Horticulture. For the past nine years, Dr. Levine presented at over 40 conferences and seminars on areas of his expertise.

Dr. Levine is the recipient of a $10,000 grant sponsored by AmmunoMed to be a co-investigator in cystein donor supplementation and exercise-induced airway hyper-responsiveness research. Also, he received a $945,000 grant sponsored by the Department of Defense to perform research on the Child Health and Nutrition Project, a project for which he will serve as the principal investigator. In addition, Dr. Levine received the Vicennial Order Cor Mariae Pro Fide Cultura when he marked 20 distinguished years of service at Marywood and is a past recipient of the CASE Professor of the Year award at Marywood University.

As a registered dietitian, Dr. Levine is a member of the American Dietetic Association. His professional affiliations include membership in Kappa Omicron Nu, Phi Delta Kappa, and ADA Practice Group of Sports and Cardiovascular Nutritionists.

Dr. Levine earned his doctorate of philosophy in food, nutrition, and dietetics, from New York University, New York City, N.Y., a master of arts in food, nutrition, and dietetics, from New York University, New York City, N.Y., and a bachelor of science in psychology from Hofstra University, Hempstead, N.Y.