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Betty Levin

Health and Nutrition Sciences


Betty Wolder Levin has been teaching at Brooklyn College since 1986. She teaches undergraduate, master's and doctoral level courses on social and bioethical aspects of public health. Levin helped develop the CUNY School of Public Health and its doctoral program. She has conducted ethnographic and survey research on ethical issues in the NICU and other clinical settings funded by CUNY, the March of Dimes, the United Hospital Fund and the New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM), and also participated in team research at Columbia University, NYAM and the Hastings Center. She has been very active in APHA (including founding editor, "Public Health Matters" in AJPH, chair of the Ethics Forum and delegate to the Governing Council) and in the American Anthropological Association and the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities. She serves on the Pediatric Ethics Committee of New York Presbyterian Hospital.

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