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Adam Levine 

Brown University

Adam Levine is a professor of Emergency Medicine and Health Services, Policy & Practice at Brown University and the Director for the Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs at Brown. He received his Medical Doctorate from the University of California, San Francisco and his Masters of Public Health from the University of California, Berkeley before completing his specialty training in emergency medicine at the Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency in Boston.

Levine has responded to humanitarian emergencies in Haiti, Libya, South Sudan, and Liberia and has led research and training initiatives in South Asia, East Africa, and West Africa. He has served as the emergency medicine coordinator for the USAID-funded Human Resources for Health Program, helping to develop the first emergency medicine and disaster training programs in Rwanda; as primary investigator of the Ebola Research Team for International Medical Corps (IMC), a disaster and humanitarian relief organization; and as the director for the new Humanitarian Innovation Initiative at Brown University, whose goals are to improve the quality and professionalize the delivery of humanitarian assistance worldwide. Levine also served as the editor-in-chief for Academic Emergency Medicine’s annual Global Emergency Medicine Literature Review. His own research focuses on improving the delivery of emergency care in resource-limited settings and during humanitarian emergencies.

Levine’s videos are used in this Choices Program curriculum unit:
Dilemmas of Foreign Aid: Debating U.S. Policies

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