“I love it here. I love it because of what we believe in... I feel so grateful to be here.”
Alexandra Levine, M.D., our Chief Medical Officer, oversees all clinical and hospital care programs, including quality of service, patient safety, clinical research, clinical information management and professional education.
Dr. Levine is an acclaimed expert in lymphoma, Hodgkin disease and AIDS-related malignancies. She has published over 325 articles in peer-reviewed literature and was consistently funded as a principle investigator by the National Institutes of Health from 1982 to 2012. She worked with Dr. Jonas Salk for eight years on testing and developing an AIDS vaccine. In 1995, President Clinton appointed her to the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS, and she has also served on the National Cancer Institute's Board of Scientific Counselors from 1996 to 1999 and from 2010 to 2015. Internationally, she has consulted for the health departments of Chile, Russia, India and China.
Dr. Levine is an advocate for humanism in medicine who works tirelessly to perpetuate the City of Hope message of comprehensive, compassionate care.