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Deborah Levine

Assistant Professor

Contact Information:

dlevine2@providence.edu
401-865-2238
Howley Hall 206

Education:

Ph.D. - Harvard University

Area(s) of Expertise:

History of Medicine, 1800-2000; History of Life Sciences and Environment, 1700-1950

Awards and Honors:

Pressman-Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Development Award - American Association for the History of Medicine, 2011
Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship - Washington University in St Louis
Charles Warren Center for American History Thesis Completion Grant - Charles Warren Center for American History at Harvard University

Selected Publications:

Levine, Deborah. (2013). “Corpulence and Correspondence: President William H. Taft and the medical management of obesity.” . The Annals of Internal Medicine , Philadelphia, PA: American College of Physicians. 159 (8), 565-570.

Levine, Deborah. (2011). “Ira Rutkow, Seeking The Cure: A History of Medicine in America". Journal of American History,, 805-806.

Levine, Deborah. (2008). “Joyce Chaplin, The First Scientific American: Benjamin Franklin and the Pursuit of Genius.. Technology and Culture, 49 (3), 794-796.

Levine, Deborah. (2007). Financing Medicine: The British Experience since 175. Enterprise and Society: The International Journal of Business History, 8 (2), 437-439.

Recent Presentations:

Levine, Deborah., American Association for History of Medicine, American Association for History of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, "Letters Home from the Wards: Martha May Eliot and Changes to American Medical Eduation, 1918-1925". May, 2013.

Levine, Deborah., History of Women's Health Conference, Pennsylvania Hospital and Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, "Letters Home from Educational Reform: Martha May Eliot's Account of Changes to American Medical Eduation, 1918-1925". April, 2013.

Levine, Deborah., American Association for the History of Medicine Annual Meeting, American Association for the History of Medicine, Rochester, MN, "Doctor's 'Discover' Diet: Therapeutic Diets for Pregnant Women, 1880-1940". April, 2010.


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