Prof. Joseph Levine

Senior Psychiatrist

Curriculum Vitae

Name:
Joseph Levine
Degree:
Associate Professor (Ben Gurion University)
Faculty:
Health Sciences
Department:
Psychiatry
Work Address:
Beersheva Mental Health Center
PO Box 4600, Beersheva, Israel, 74100
Tel: +972 8 6401401
Fax: +972 8 6401621
Date and Place of Birth:
15 / Jan / 1951 , Israel

A. Education

1982
Tel-Aviv University, MD.
Title of Doctoral Dissertation: Motor cycling behavior in rat model for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (grade – 10).
Name of Supervisor: Prof. A.D. Korczyn: Sourasky Medical Center & Tel-Aviv School of Medicine.
1985
Tel-Aviv University, MA.Sci. in Physiology–Pharmacology (Cum Laude).
Title of Dissertation: Physostigmine treatment of electroconvulsive induced memory disturbances.
Name of Supervisor: Prof. A.D. Korczyn: Sourasky Medical Center & Tel-Aviv School of Medicine.

B. Further Studies

1980-1985
Tel-Aviv University school of psychotherapy (3 years of studies and training in psychotherapy).
Tel-Aviv University school of psychotherapy (2 more years of advanced studies in family therapy).
1990-1992
Senior Medical Administrative Certificate, administered by Post Graduate Institute of Education of Kupat Holim.

C. Academic Experience

1992
Lecturer, Division of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Ben Gurion University.
1994
Lecturer, Division of Psychiatry, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University.
1996
Senior Lecturer, Division of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Ben Gurion University.
1997-2000
Visiting Researcher, Stanley Center for the Research of Bipolar Illness and the Neurophysics Laboratory, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
2002 –
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Ben Gurion University.

D. Clinical Experience And Professional Training

1981-1986
Psychiatric Residency, Shalvata Mental Health Center.
1986-1991
Acting Deputy Director of the Closed Psychiatric Ward, Shalvata Mental Health Center.
1992
Director of Psychiatric Ward, Beersheva Mental Health Center.
1994-1996
Director of Psychiatric Ward, Abarbanel Mental Health Center.
1994
Examiner – Israeli Board Qualifying Examinations in Psychiatry.
1995
Reviewer of grant applications, Chief Scientist, Israel Ministry of Health.
2000-2002
Director of closed forensic and inpatient male psychiatric ward, Beersheva Mental Health Center, Ben Gurion University, Israel.
2002-2004
Director of closed inpatient female psychiatric ward, Beersheva Mental Health Center, Ben Gurion University, Israel.
2004-2005
Director of open psychiatric ward, Nes-Zionna Mental Health Center, Tel-Aviv University, Israel.
2003 –
Member, Chief Scientist of the Ministry of Health Grant Review Committee.
2004
Member, International Scientific Committee, 5-th International Congress of Neuropsychiatry, 14-18 October 2004, Athens, Greece.
2004 –
Member, Iraeli Medical Association, Committee for recognition of psychiatric wards for residency.
2005 –
Director of psychiatric ward, Beersheva Mental Health Center, Ben-Gurion University, Israel.