Martha Peaslee Levine Biography
Martha Peaslee Levine M.D. is an associate professor of pediatrics, psychiatry and humanities at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and director of the Intensive outpatient and partial hospitalization eating disorder programs.
Martha Peaslee Levine Age
Her age is unknown.
Martha Peaslee Levine Husband
Martha was married to Richard Levine before transitioning to Rachel Levine. the couple divorced in 2013. It is not known if she remarried or not.
Martha Peaslee Levine and Rachel Levine
Martha was married to Dr. Rachel Levine but they divorced in 2013. The couple met at Tulane Medical School where they were both students. Rachel at the time of their marriage was known as Richard Levine before he transition in 2011 and began identifying as a woman (Rachel Levine). According to the Washington Post, she started seeing a therapist in 2001 and in 2008 she started to grow out her hair before publicly announcing herself as a transgender woman.
Dr. Rachel is the Pennsylvania Department of Health Secretary and is a professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry at the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. She is also the chief of the Division of Adolescent Medicine and Eating Disorders.
On January 19, 2020 she was appointed by President-elect Joe Biden as the assistant secretary of health, leaving her poised to become the first openly transgender federal official to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate.
Martha Peaslee Levine Children
Peaslee and her ex-husband Richard Levine, now Rachel Levine, has two children together; Dayna Levine and David Levine.
Martha Peaslee Levine Eating Disorder Expert
Martha P. Levine M.D.is associate professor of pediatrics, psychiatry, and humanities at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and director of the Intensive Outpatient and Partial Hospitalization Eating Disorder Programs.
She uses journaling techniques in individual and group therapy because she finds that writing encourages self-discovery, self-acceptance and improved self-confidence.
Martha Peaslee Levine Books
Martha is an author who has published two award-winning children’s books, Stop That Nose! and The Dragon Inside, which deal with creativity and healing.