Nutrition & Dietetics: Faculty

Alan Levine, Ph.D.

Chairperson, Professor
(570) 348-6290
FullTime Faculty


Battisti, H, Harrison, L, Levine, AM, and Dawson, G (2015). Change in Resident Weight Status Post Admission to Long-Term Care Facilities: A Population-Based Study. J. J. Gerontol. 1(2): 012.

Swanchak, L, Levine, AM, Arscott, K, Golden, MA (2011). PA students' perceptions on an entry-level doctorate degree. J. Phys. Assist. Ed. 22(1): 19-24.

Kohler RM, Rundell KW, Evans TM, Levine AM (2009). Peak power during repeated Wingate trials: Implications for testing. J Strength Cond Res, Jul 17.

Tremback-Ball A.J., Levine A.M., Perlis S, Dawson G. (2008). Urinary incontinence knowledge among women 18-30 years of age. The Journal of Women's Health Physical Therapy. 2008; 4.

Levine, A.M. (2008). Obesity. In Diseases and Disorders Vol 2, Brown Reference Group: London. 

Levine, A.M. (2008). Nutritional disorders. In Diseases and Disorders Vol 2, Brown Reference Group: London.

Levine, A.M. (2008). Vitamin deficiency. In Diseases and Disorders Vol 3, Brown Reference Group: London.

Evans, T.M., Rundell, K.W., Beck, K.C., Levine, A.M., Baumann, J.M. (2006). Impulse oscillometry is sensitive to bronchoconstriction after EVH and exercise. J. Asthma, 43(1): 49-55. 

Fetherman, D., Levine, A.M., Burke, S., Golden, M.A. (2005). An exploration of the meaning and effects of horticultural therapy on human health and well-being. Journal of Therapeutic Horticulture, Vol XVI: 7-17.

Evans, T.M., Rundell, K.W., Beck, K.C., Levine, A.M., Baumann, J.M. (2005). Airway narrowing measured by spirometry and impulse oscillometry following room and cold temperature exercise. Chest, 128(4): 2412-9. 

Evans, T.M., Rundell, K.W., Beck, K.C., Levine, A.M., Baumann, J.M. (2005). Cold air inhalation does not affect the severity of exercise-induced bronchospasm following exercise or eucapnic voluntary hyperventilation. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 37(9): 1468-73.

Harrison, L., Brennan, M. & Levine, A.M. (2000). Physical activity patterns and body mass index scores among military service members. American Journal of Health Promotion 15(2): 77-80.

Harrison, L., Brennan, M. & Levine, A.M. (2000). Comparison of service member and military spouse satisfaction with installation fitness facilities and exercise programs. Military Medicine 165/9: 701-706.

Vullo-Navich, K., Smith, S., Andrews, M., Levine, A.M., Tischler, J.F., Veglia, J.M. (1998). Comfort and incidence of abnormal serum sodium, BUN, creatinine, and osmolality in dehydration of terminal illness. Am J Hosp Palliat Care 15(2): 77-84.

Levine, A.M. & Dougherty, L.M. (1997). The Health and Nutrition of Children in Military Families. MFI Technical Report 97-2. Scranton, PA: Military Family Institute. 

Levine, A.M. (1997). Sports Nutrition. Scranton, PA: ICS Learning Systems.

Levine, A.M., Nash, M.S., Green, B.S., Shea, J.D., and Aronica, M.J. (1992).  An examination of dietary intakes and nutritional status of chronic healthy spinal cord injured individuals. Paraplegia, 30: 880-889.

Azain, B. and Levine, A.M. (1992). An examination of the relationship between commitment to running and the nutritional knowledge of female recreational runners (abs). The International Journal of Sports Nutrition 2: 298.

Stager, S. and Levine, A.M. (1990). The need for nutritionists: A survey of dental practitioners. The Journal of American Dietetic Association 1(90): 100.

Andrews, M. and Levine, A.M. (1989). Dehydration in the terminal patient: Perception of hospice nurses. The American Journal of Hospice Care 6(1): 31.

Levine, A.M. (1987). Nutrition and Aging. In G.A. Barry (Ed.) Curriculum guide and training manual: An educational program guide for professionals serving the elderly in institutional and community settings. Philadelphia: School of Medicine, Temple University, Institute on Aging. 

Levine, A.M. (1985). An investigation of the effects of cognitive style and type of weight reduction program on participant treatment outcome. (Doctoral Dissertation, New York University, 1985). Dissertation Abstracts International. 

Horvath, M.J. and Levine, A.M. (1982). Nutritional deprivation as a factor in learning problems in the developing years. Hartford, Conn., Bureau of School and Program Development. 


Dr. Levine received his bachelor's degree in Psychology from Hofstra University and his master's degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from New York University. He earned his Ph.D. in Nutrition and Dietetics from New York University. 

Professional Experience

Vice President for Academic AffairsMarywood University, Scranton, PA, July 2010 - June 2016

DeanMarywood University, College of Health and Human Services, Scranton, PA, May 2008 - June 2010

Director of the Doctoral Program in Human DevelopmentMarywood University, Scranton, PA, May 2007 - May 2008

Professor and Co-ChairMarywood University, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Scranton, PA, September 1978 - January 1996; July 1999 - May 2007 

Deputy Director of ResearchMarywood University, Military Family Institute (MFI), Scranton, PA, January 1996 - June 1999

Honors and Awards

Co-Investigator, Cysteine donor supplementation and exercise-induced airway hyperresponsiveness, AmmunoMed sponsored grant for $10,000, 2004

Vicennial Order Cor Mariae Pro Fide Et Cultura, Marywood University, Scranton, PA, 1998

Principal Investigator, Child Health and Nutrition Project, Department of Defense sponsored grant for $945,000, Sept. 1993 - Sept. 1997

CASE Professor of the Year 1993, Marywood College, Scranton, PA