Title: Professor Emeritus
Company: Yale University
Location: Hamden, Connecticut, United States
Robert J. Levine, MD, Professor Emeritus at Yale University, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in medical education.
Backed by nearly six decades of professional experience, Dr. Levine is a celebrated medical educator who has contributed his vast wealth of knowledge to prospective health care providers for the duration of his career, having enjoyed every minute of his profession. With the idea of being a physician at the back of his mind, he did not decide to delve into the career path until he attended college at Duke University, completing coursework from 1951 to 1954. He then received a Doctor of Medicine, with distinction, from George Washington University in 1958. He commenced his career as a medical house officer at Peter Bent Brigham Hospital for one year, then moved on to become an assistant resident in medicine at the hospital for an additional year. Working as a clinical associate with the National Heart Institute for two years, he also served one year as the chief medical resident at the VA Hospital in West Haven, CT. He has worked for such prominent facilities throughout his esteemed career, including Yale University and Yale-New Haven Medical Center. He spent a significant bulk of his profession as a professor of medicine and lecturer on pharmacology for more than 40 years, reaching emeritus status in 2015.
Since 2008, Dr. Levine has been acting as a consultant in the medical field, having previously served on numerous advisory committees and boards of multiple health-related organizations, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research, and the Connecticut Advisory Committee on Foods and Drugs. He has additionally served as an author and co-author of myriad articles to professional journals and has been the chairperson of the editorial board of IRB Review: Human Subjects Research since 2000.
A fellow of the American College of Physicians, The Hastings Center, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Dr. Levine has accrued several accolades throughout his career, including the Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Research Ethics in 2005, the Lifetime Award for Excellence in Human Research Protection in 2004, the Outstanding Achievement Medal from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in 2004, and the Special Recognition Award from the Academy of Pharmaceutical Physicians and Investigators. He has also received multiple research grants in the field. Dr. Levine has notably been highlighted in several editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Education, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, Who’s Who in the East and Who’s Who in the World.
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