The American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF) announced the election of Martin S. Levine, DO, ’80, MPH, ’03, FACOPF dist., as the organization’s president of the Board of Directors for 2019 for a one-year term that began Jan. 1.
Board certified in family medicine and osteopathic manipulative treatment, Dr. Levine is currently the vice provost for graduate medical education at Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Levine has been a practicing family physician for more than 35 years in Bayonne, New Jersey.
Dr. Levine has served terms as president of the American Osteopathic Association and the New Jersey Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons. In addition, he has served on numerous committees for the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians and the American Academy of Osteopathy.
“Being elected as president of the AOF Board of Directors is certainly among the highlights of my career,” Dr. Levine said. “The AOF’s strategic goals echo my own personal priorities, namely education, research, and community outreach. I’m excited to bring my passion for these important aims to an organization doing so much to advance them.”
Dr.Levine earned his doctor of osteopathic medicine degree from A.T. Still University’s Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1980 and completed a master’s in public health with an emphasis in health policy from ATSU’s College of Graduate Health Studies in 2003. Dr. Levine completed his internship and residency training at Kennedy Memorial Hospital in Stratford, New Jersey, where he served as chief resident and received three honorary doctoral degrees.