Dr. Martin Levine Appointed Interim Clinical Dean at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in Harlem

Date: September 30, 2016
Dr. Martin Levine, TouroCOM Harlem
Dr. Martin Levine, TouroCOM Harlem
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New York, N.Y. – Martin S. Levine, DO, MPH, FACOFP has been named Interim Clinical Dean at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) in Harlem, the College announced today. Dr. Levine has served as Associate Dean for Educational Development and Professor of Family and Community Medicine at TouroCOM since its inception. Additionally, he is a lecturer in the first and second year curriculum in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) and teaches in the OMM lab. He is the third year OMM course director.

Dr. Levine founded over 160 new residency slots at three different hospitals over several years, serving as Director of Medical Education and Family Medicine Residency Director at two of those. He has precepted third and fourth year students from seven osteopathic medical colleges and two allopathic medical schools.

“We are fortunate that Dr. Levine has stepped up to help lead TouroCOM in this critically important role. He brings a wealth of experience and a commitment to excellence that will benefit our students and our community,” said Touro College President, Dr. Alan Kadish.

Dr. Levine received his DO and MPH degrees from the A.T. Still University of Health Sciences/Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. He also completed the AOA Health Policy Fellowship through the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine and the Family Practice Faculty Development Fellowship from the Office of Medical Education Research and Development at Michigan State University.

Dr. Levine has received two honorary degrees: Honorary Doctor of Science in Osteopathy, A.T.Still University of Health Sciences/Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in May 2012 and Honorary Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine and Humanities, Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine in June 2013.

Dr. Levine has been elected to and served on local, state and national member organizations culminating in becoming the 115th President of the American Osteopathic Association.  He was cited in New York Magazine’s Best Doctors for 15 straight years and served as a team physician at every level of sport, including elite athlete physician at the Boston and New York Marathons. He lectures for CME and motivational programs regularly and has been interviewed on local and national television as an expert in osteopathic medicine, sports medicine and health policy.  

About the Touro College and University System

Touro is a system of non-profit institutions of higher and professional education. Touro College was chartered in 1970 primarily to enrich the Jewish heritage, and to serve the larger American and global community. Approximately 18,000 students are currently enrolled in its various schools and divisions. Touro College has 30 campuses and locations in New York, California, Nevada, Berlin, Jerusalem and Moscow. New York Medical College; Touro University California and its Nevada branch campus; Touro University Worldwide and its Touro College Los Angeles division; as well as Hebrew Theological College in Skokie, Ill. are separately accredited institutions within the Touro College and University System. For further information on Touro College, please visit www.touro.edu/news