Jamestown Arts Center will host Dr. Adam Levine for a Presentation Entitled: “Lessons from Ebola as we Face Zika and Other Global Outbreaks”

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{Photo: Dr. Adam Levine with President Obama}

Jamestown, R.I. – Jamestown Arts Center has announced they will host Dr. Adam Levine for a presentation entitled: “Lessons from Ebola as we Face Zika and Other Global Outbreaks”

Adam C. Levine, M.D. is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Director of the Brown University Global Emergency Medicine Fellowship. He received his Medical Doctorate from the University of California, San Francisco and his Masters of Public Health from the University of California, Berkeley before completing his specialty training in Emergency Medicine at the Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency in Boston.

Dr. Levine was recently honored with the Global Emergency Medicine Academy’s inaugural Humanitarian Service Award. Levine received the award honoring his work as a volunteer physician with International Medical Corps. In addition to his volunteer work with IMC, Levine serves as a clinical advisor for emergency and trauma care in Rwanda for Partners in Health. He spends three months each year training Rwandan physicians in acute and trauma care, and develops protocols to help rural Rwandan hospitals manage emergency conditions with the resources available to them.

In recent years, Dr. Levine has responded to humanitarian emergencies in Haiti, Libya, South Sudan, and Liberia and has led research and training initiatives in Zambia, Bangladesh, Rwanda, and Sierra Leone. He currently serves as the Emergency Medicine Coordinator for the USAID-funded Rwanda Human Resources for Health Program; as Director of the Ebola Research Team for International Medical Corps, a disaster and humanitarian relief organization; and as Associate Faculty for the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, whose goals are to improve the quality and professionalize the delivery of humanitarian and disaster relief. Dr. Levine also serves as the Editor-in-chief for Academic Emergency Medicine’s annual Global Emergency Medicine Literature Review. His own research focuses on improving the delivery of acute care in low-income countries and during humanitarian emergencies.

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At a Glance: Adam C. Levine Presentation

  • WHAT: “Lessons from Ebola as we Face Zika and Other Global Outbreaks” with Dr. Adam Levine
  • WHERE: Jamestown Arts Center (JAC), 18 Valley Street, Jamestown, RI 02835
  • WHEN: Sunday, February 28, 2016 at 4:00pm
  • WHO: Adam Levine is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Brown Medical School. He currently serves as the Clinical Advisor for Emergency and Trauma Care for Partners In Health-Rwanda and as a member of the Emergency Response Team for International Medical Corps. His research focuses on improving the delivery of emergency care in low-income countries and during humanitarian emergencies.
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