Alan M. Levine, Ph.D. Named Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs

Published on Thu, September 02, 2010


Alan M. Levine, Ph.D. has been named Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs for Marywood University.  In his new position, he will serve as chief academic officer of the University, where he will provide leadership to the deans and faculty; oversee academic policy and priorities; maintain educational excellence, and provide oversight responsibility for the recruiting, hiring, retention, and performance of faculty.

Prior to his position, Dr. Levine acted as 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 served as Deputy Director of Research for the former Military Family Institute at Marywood University.

Dr. Levine's research has published over 20 articles on topics ranging from vitamin deficiency to nutrition and aging, in publications that include The Journal of Women's Health, Physical Therapy, Diseases and Disorders, Medicine and Science in Sports Exercise, and Journal of Therapeutic Horticulture. Dr. Levine also has presented at over 40 conferences and seminars on areas of his expertise. In addition, he received the Vicennial Order Cor Mariae Pro Fide Cultura when he marked twenty distinguished years of service at Marywood. He 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 Ph.D. and a M.A. in Food, Nutrition, and Dietetics from New York University, New York City, N.Y., and a B.S. in Psychology from Hofstra University, Hempstead, N.Y.