Dr Rachel Levine Bio-Wiki, Age, Height, Real Name, Wife, Salary, Career, Education

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Dr. Rachel Levine Biography-Wiki|Dr. Rachel Levine Secretary of Health

Dr. Rachel Levine is an American pediatrician who has been the United States assistant secretary for health since March 26, 2021. She is a professor of pediatrics and psychiatry at the Penn State College of Medicine, and previously served as the Pennsylvania physician general from 2015 to 2017, then as secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Health from 2017 to 2021. He is one of the very few transgender  Public officials in America.

Boston Native, Levine went to an all-male prep school before studying at Harvard and Tulane Medical School. She, later on, she got a fellowship at Mount Sinai, in New York. At Mt Sinai, she was the chief resident of the Children’s Hospital. Prior to her appointment by Gov. Tom Wolf to be the state’s physician general in January 2015 Levine was running the eating disorder clinic at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

Later on, in 2017, she became the first transgender woman to serve in the Pennsylvania governor’s cabinet serving as the secretary of the Department of Health. The secretary of the Department of Health has a budget of nearly $1 billion budget and 1,200 employees across the state.

During her time at Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Rachel served, Levine created a unique program that served teens, children, and young adults with eating disorders using a multidisciplinary approach, examining the patients’ physical and mental well-being through psychiatry, Nutrition, And Psychology.

Dr. Rachel Levine Age|Birthday|D.O.B

Levine’s was born on October 28, 1957, in Wakefield, Massachusett. She celebrates her birthday on October 28th and currently, she’s 63 years old.

  • Age: 63 years old
  • Date of Birth: 1957
  • Birth Sign: N/A

Dr. Rachel Levine Real Name

Rachel’s birth name is Rachel Leland Levine.

Dr. Rachel Levine Height

Levine appears to be quite tall in stature if her photos, relative to her surroundings, are anything to go by. Her actual height is 5 feet 6 inches tall (1.7m). Details regarding her actual weight and other body measurements are still under review.

  • Height:5 feet 6 inches tall (1.7m)
  • Weight: N/A
Dr. Rachel Levine

Dr. Rachel Levine of Education

‘For her education, Levine went to Belmont Hill School, Bellmont is an independent school for boys in grades 7-12. She later on to Harvard College to get her undergraduate degree. She went on to Tulane University School of Medicine and received her fellowship at Mount Sinai, in New York. At Mt Sinai, she was the chief resident of the Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Rachel Levine Wife / Children

Levine and her ex-wife, Martha Peaslee Levine married in 1988, during Levine’s last year of medical school, and divorced in 2013. She has two children

Dr. Rachel Levine Career

Levine had a fellowship at New York City’s Mount Sinai Hospital from 1988 to 1993 where she trained in pediatrics. After moving from Manhattan to central Pennsylvania in 1993, she joined the staff at Penn State Hershey Medical Center. During her tenure there, she created Penn State Hershey Medical Center’s adolescent medicine division and eating disorders clinic. She was in charge of the latter when she was nominated for the position of Pennsylvania Physician General in 2015.

Levine briefing COVID-19 measures with Gov. Tom Wolf at the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in June 2020. Levine was nominated by Pennsylvania Governor-elect Tom Wolf to be Pennsylvania’s Physician General in 2015. In her capacity as Physician General, Levine signed an order that allowed law enforcement officers to carry the anti-overdose medication naloxone. She has credited the drug with saving the lives of almost 1,000 opioid users who had overdosed. She served as Physician General until 2017.

In July 2017, Governor Wolf appointed Levine as Secretary of Health, and she was unanimously confirmed by the Pennsylvania State Senate. During 2020 and until January 23, 2021, Levine led the public health response on COVID-19 in Pennsylvania as the state secretary of health. She worked closely on a daily basis with the FEMA director and led a daily press briefing.

On February 13, 2021, President Joe Biden formally nominated Levine to be assistant secretary for health. Her confirmation hearing was on February 25 with the Senate HELP Committee. On March 17, the committee voted 13–9 to advance the nomination to a full Senate vote. On March 24, the Senate voted 52–48, with two Republicans joining all members of the Democratic caucus, to confirm her nomination. She is the first openly transgender person to hold an office that requires Senate confirmation earlier transgender federal officials like Amanda Simpson held offices that did not require Senate confirmation

Dr. Rachel Levine Salary

She earns a  base salary of earns $161,382 as secretary of the Department of Health

Dr. Rachel Levine  Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth of $2 million as of 2021. The sole source of her income is her profession as a professor and doctor.

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