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.

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I recently went to New Orleans to attend the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) annual meeting to get updated on the latest science and research on the vast subject of aging. I couldn’t help but take my sketchbook, and every morning spent some time wandering in the French Quarter before the crowds of tourists arrived to enjoy the mist, fog, and mystery of this incredible and historic neighborhood.

The Quarter is a magic place, from the wrought iron balconies to the cracked flagstones it is bursting with visual delight. When the fog clears as the sun rises, the streets display long shadows of the iron beams and street signs as the residents walk their dogs and head to work. New Orleans is a special place for me because I went to college there in the 1970’s.  Exploring the Quarter with my sketchbook, I tried to capture the atmosphere of this place, and recapture some memories from my college days.

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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.