Alexandra Levine, M.D., M.A.C.P.
- Dr. Norman & Melinda Payson Professor in Medicine
- Professor, Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
Alexandra Levine, M.D., M.A.C.P.
- AIDS-Related Malignancies
- Hematologic Malignancies
“I love it here. I love it because of what we believe in ... I feel so grateful to be here.”
Alexandra Levine, M.D., is a professor in City of Hope’s Hematologic Malignancies and Stem Cell Transplantation Institute, which includes the Judy and Bernard Briskin Center for Multiple Myeloma Research, Toni Stephenson Lymphoma Center and Gehr Family Center for Leukemia Research.
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 principal 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.
- 2007 to present - Professor, Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation, City of Hope, Duarte, CA
- 2007 to 2016 - Chief Medical Officer, City of Hope, Duarte, CA
- 2000 to 2006 - Distinguished Professor of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
- 1991 to 2006 - Chief, Division of Hematology, USC School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
- 1985 to 1990 - Executive Associate Dean, USC School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
- 1983 to 2006 - Medical Director, USC/Norris Cancer Hospital, Los Angeles, CA
- 1983 to 1997 - Deputy Clinical Director, USC/Norris Cancer Hospital and Research Institute, Los Angeles, CA
- Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
- 1971 - University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, M.D.
- 1966 - University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, B.A.
- 1976 to 1977 - Hematology Fellow, University of Southern California School of Medicine
- 1974 to 1975 - Hematology-Oncology Fellow, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
- 1972 to 1974 - LAC+USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
- 1971 to 1972 - LAC+USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
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October 28, 2016
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February 04, 2016
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January 05, 2016
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November 30, 2015
HIV/AIDS Action Summit: 'This epidemic is far from over'
October 25, 2013
Publications available upon request.
- American College of Physicians
- American Society of Hematology
- American Federation for Clinical Research
- Society for Hematopathology (Charter Member)
- American Society of Clinical Oncology
- Golden Key National Honor Society
- 2015 - Hospital Physician Leadership Award, Los Angeles County Medical Association
- 2009 - Elected to Master of the American College of Physicians
- 1980, 1985, 1996, 2000, 2005, 2007 - Outstanding Clinical Professor Award, University of Southern California School of Medicine
- 1994 - Presidential Medallion at University of Southern California