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Book Dr. Jeff
______________________ Biggest Loser, Season 2 NBC's "Where Are They Now" Online Segments -NBC's 2009 "Where Are They Now" Online Segment -NBC's 2007 "Where Are They Now" Online Segment -Before and After Photos
-Lessons Learned on the Show -Dr. Jeff’s Q&A's after his elimination from Biggest Loser -Photos from the Finale -Dr. Jeff's BL2 Audition -Photos of Dr. Jeff and his Biggest Loser buddies ______________________
-Dr. Jeff Joins CalorieKing Advisory Board Dr. Jeff's Tips for Back to School ______________________ ______________________
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JEFFREY P. LEVINE, MD, MPH
Dr. Jeff Levine is Professor in the Departments of Family Medicine and Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences, at the UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He is the Director of Women's Health Programs in the Department of Family Medicine.
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 presentations on women's health issues to medical professionals and the lay community both regionally and nationally. He 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 July 2009, Dr. Levine was promoted to full Professor of Family Medicine.
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.
Dr. Levine was the first appointed Chair of the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services’ Interagency Council on Osteoporosis. He is an elected Board Trustee of the New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians and also serves on the Medical Advisory Boards for the Alliance for Better Bone Health and the Women’s Health & Counseling Center.
In the Spring of 2005, Dr. Levine took a bold step to improve his health by becoming a participant in the second season television production of “The Biggest Loser,” a Survivor-like weight loss reality series on NBC. By losing a total of 183 pounds through diet and exercise, Dr Levine has inspired his family members, patients, peers, and thousands of fans to make healthier lifestyle changes. He now works with local schools, community groups, and national organizations to help address the epidemic of obesity in this country. Dr. Levine has partnered with the American Heart Association, National Dairy Council, and the American Academy of Family Physicians’ Americans in Motion initiative, to promote healthy families.
Dr. Levine resides in Hillsborough, New Jersey, with his wife, four daughters, and a menagerie of adopted animals.