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Deborah Levine

Associate 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

Selected Publications:

Levine, D. Mulligan, J. (2017) Mere Mortals: Overselling the Young Invincibles. Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law.(42), 22.

Levine, D. Mulligan, J. (2015) Overutilization, Overutilized. Health Politics, Policy and Law.(40), 421-437.

Levine, D. (2013) “Corpulence and Correspondence: President William H. Taft and the medical management of obesity.” . The Annals of Internal Medicine .(159), 565-570.

Levine, D. (2011) “Ira Rutkow, Seeking The Cure: A History of Medicine in America".

Levine, D. (2008) “Joyce Chaplin, The First Scientific American: Benjamin Franklin and the Pursuit of Genius.. (49),

Levine, D. (2007) Financing Medicine: The British Experience since 175. (8),

Selected Presentations:

Levine, D. History of Science Society. , Boston, MA - "Session: Eugenics, Race, and Human Genetics in America" November, 2013

Levine, D. Anglo-American Conference of Historians: Food in History. , London, United Kingdom - "Paper: Therapeutic Diets for Pregnant Women in Maternity Hospitals, 1880-1920" July, 2013

Levine, D. 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 Education, 1918-1925" May, 2013

Levine, D. 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 Education, 1918-1925" April, 2013

Levine, D. 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