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levine_bio Jeffrey P. Levine, MD, MPH
Professor - Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
Professor - Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
Director - Women’s Health Programs, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
Assistant Director - Rutgers RWJMS Family Medicine Residency Program at RWJUH


Dr. Levine has been very active in women's health research and education. He has participated in over forty clinical trials as both a principal and co-investigator for various women’s health related therapies. Dr. Levine has given hundreds of presentations on women’s health issues to medical professionals and the lay community both regionally and nationally. He currently serves as Chair of the North American Committee on Continuing Medical Education Women’s Health Forum, providing the latest evidence-based clinical information on women’s health issues to primary care providers via live interactive venues throughout the country. Dr. Levine has co-authored numerous women’s health related articles, monographs, and book chapters. He also devotes much of his time to teaching students, residents and fellows. In 2005, Dr. Levine was selected as a UMDNJ Master Educator in recognition of his outstanding contributions to medical education.

In 2007, Dr. Levine was inducted into the Arnold P. Gold Foundation’s Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS), for his outstanding contributions to medical education, empathic patient care, and the promotion of the humanistic spirit of medicine. He was also the 2007 recipient of The Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award, for demonstrating outstanding compassion in the delivery of care, respect for patients, their families, and healthcare colleagues, as well as demonstrated clinical excellence. In 2012, Dr. Levine was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society in recognition for his lifelong dedication to scholarship, leadership, professionalism, and the art of healing. Dr. Levine was also the 2013 recipient of the Norman H. Edelman Clinical Science Mentoring Award, nominated by his junior faculty, fellows, and peers for providing outstanding advising and support.

Dr. Levine was the first appointed Chair of the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services’ Interagency Council on Osteoporosis. He also serves and an appointed Faculty Board Member of the RWJMS Appointment & Promotions Committee, RWJMS Executive Committee, RWJMS Curriculum Committee, and RWJMG Finance Committee.

Dr. Levine resides in Hillsborough, New Jersey, with his wife, four daughters, and a menagerie of adopted animals.


  • B.S., Syracuse University, 1983
  • M.D., Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1990
  • M.P.H., UMDNJ-School of Public Health, 1997
  • Residency, Overlook Hospital-Family Medicine, 1990-1993; Chief Resident 1992-1993


  • Women’s Health, UMDNJ - Robert Wood Johnson Medical, 1994-1996
  • Grant Generating Project, University of Missouri, 2000-2001

Awards and Honors

  • Norman H. Edelman Clinical Science Mentoring Award, 2013
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, 2012
  • New Jersey Department of Health & Senior Services ICO Osteoporosis Prevention Award, 2008
  • Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award, 2007
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS), 2007
  • UMDNJ Master Educator Award, 2005
  • UMDNJ-Family Medicine Residency Faculty Teacher of the Year, 2001 & 2006
  • Parke-Davis Teacher Development Award, 1994
  • Society of Teachers in Family Medicine, Resident Teaching Award, 1993
  • New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians, Senior Resident Award, 1993

Professional Services

  • Private Practice, Your Doctors Care, Hillsborough, NJ, 1993-1994
  • Assistant Director, Somerset Family Practice Residency Program, 1994-1996
  • Medical Director, Women’s Health & Counseling Center, 1995-1998
  • Faculty, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 1996-Present

Selected Publications

  • Parks, DM and Levine JP. (2015), Helping Women Understand Treatment Options for Vulvar and Vaginal Atrophy. Nursing for Women's Health, 19: 298–312.
  • Levine JP: Identification, diagnosis, and prevention of osteoporosis. Am J Manag Care 17(6):S170-6,2011.
  • Levine JP. Treating menopausal symptoms with a tissue-selective estrogen complex (TSEC), Gender Medicine. 2011;7(5).
  • Gallagher J, Levine JP. Preventing osteoporosis in newly menopausal, symptomatic women. Menopause - The Journal of The North American Menopause Society. Jan/Feb 2011;18(1).
  • Levine JP. Implanon – Insertion & Removal. Primary Care Procedures in Women’s Health. Springer Science+Business Media, Inc. New York, NY. 2010.
  • Levine JP. Sinofsky FE, Christ MF, The Implanon™ US Study Group. Assessment of Implanon™ insertion and removal. Contraception 2008;78(5):409-17.
  • Levine JP. Type 2 diabetes among women: clinical considerations for pharmacological management to achieve glycemic control and reduce cardiovascular risk. Journal of Women’s Health 2008;17:249-60.
  • Levine JP, Wu J. Women’s Health Section. Swanson’s Family Medicine Review: A Problem-Oriented Approach. 6th ed. Mosby, Inc. Philadelphia, Pa. 2008
  • Levine JP, Wu J, Mravcak S. Contraception. Textbook of Family Practice, 7th ed. W.B. Saunders, Orlando, Fl. 2007.
  • Levine JP. Effective strategies to identify postmenopausal women at risk of osteoporosis. Geriatrics 2007:62(11):22-30.
  • Levine JP. Pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic management of osteoporosis. Clinical Cornerstone 2006:8(1);40-53.
  • Levine JP. Nondaily hormonal contraceptives: Establishing a fit between product characteristics and patient preferences. J Fam Med 2004:53(11);904-13.
  • Levine JP. Rationale for appropriate selection of antimicrobial therapy in acute bacterial sinusitis. J Fam Med 2003;supp:21-9.
  • Levine JP. Long-term estrogen and hormone replacement therapy for the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis. Osteoporosis. Current Women’s Health Reports 2003;3(3).
  • Levine JP. Critical Issues in Menopause: Understanding and Counseling - Putting WHI into Perspective: What to tell Patients About HRT. The Female Patient. December 2002. Supplement.