JEFFREY M. LEVINE, M.D.

SPECIALIZING IN GERIATRIC MEDICINE & WOUND CARE

Dr. Levine is a nationally recognized expert in wound care and pressure ulceration. and has published and spoken widely on this topic. He is a Board Member of the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP). Dr. Levine's Pocket Guide to Pressure Ulcers co-authored by Elizabeth Ayello RN and published by the New Jersey Hospital Association is in its 4th printing and has sold over 30,000 copies.

Photographing Aging in Okinawa

[portfolio_slideshow exclude=7529] My father was an artillery sergeant in the bloody battle of Okinawa in WWII and I grew up listening to stories that sometimes gave me nightmares. Stashed away in my Jersey City home were his bayonet and pictures from his war album which I

  25.06.2012

Blessing of the Dawn on the Gangese River

In November 2011 I traveled to India to photograph and spent nearly two weeks there.  My highlight was a city called Benares. Each day at dawn I went to the riverbanks, also called Ghats, and returned with hours of video.  I edited the best clips together

  14.03.2012

Photographing Los Ancianos of Bolivia

[portfolio_slideshow exclude=”5832″] This past summer I returned to South America to photograph aging, and one of these photos is featured on the December cover of The Gerontologist.  This is the flagship journal of the Gerontological Society of America.  I am often asked about my “TG” cover photos

  3.01.2012

Aging Across America Goes to Sturgis

[portfolio_slideshow exclude=”5329″] The elderly grandmother struggled to get her leg over the saddle of her Harley, and looked up at me a bit chagrined.  “I just had my knee replaced and still having some trouble,” she said. The event was Sturgis, perhaps the largest motorcycle rally in America,

  14.09.2011

The Elders of Taquile Island in Peru

[portfolio_slideshow exclude=”5063″] Taquile Island, a 452 acre rocky gem in the western part of Lake Titicaca in Peru, is home to a remarkably fit and sturdy group of elders.  I discovered them on an international road trip to find and photograph faces of aging and learn

  27.07.2010

A Taste of Ancient Peruvian Medicine

[portfolio_slideshow exclude=”1878″] I just got back from a road trip through Peru to discover new faces of aging to add to my photographic portfolios.  This was my first trip to South America, and on the way I discovered riches in people and culture, but one of

  18.07.2010

My Introduction to Australian Aboriginal Art

This past fall I exhibited my photographs of aging at the International Arts and Health Conference in Port Macquarie, Australia.  There I had an opportunity to experience Aboriginal art, and was captivated by its boldness and spirituality.  Native Australians have a complex cultural tradition with music, song,

  5.04.2010

Dr. Jeffrey M. Levine has authored numerous articles on topics related to healthcare of the elderly. These include medical history, prevention and treatment of chronic wounds such as pressure ulcers, elder neglect and abuse, and physical restraints. He has also edited a book on legal and regulatory aspects of nursing homes.