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Gwenn Karel Levine

Gwenn Karel Levine, American hospital administrator. Recipient Silver award Health Services Division American Marketing Association, 1986.


  • Levine, Gwenn Karel was born on March 11, 1945 in Jersey City. Daughter of Milton and Mildred (Cohen) Karel.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Politics with honors, Brandeis University, 1966. Postgraduate, New York University, 1967. Master of Arts in Political Science, Fordham University, 1975.

      Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science, Fordham University, 1992.


    • Intern United States Congress, Washington, summer 1965. Planning associate Bergen-Passaic Health Systems Agency, Hackensack, New Jersey, 1977-1981. Director program development Bergen-Passaic Hospital and Physician Council, Totowa, 1981.

      Director program planning St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Paterson, 1981-1989, vice president planning and marketing, 1989-1995, vice president strategic planning, since 1996. Policy and plan development committee New Jersey Statewide Health Coordinating Council, Trenton, 1987-1991. Chairman New Jersey Comprehensive Rehabilitation Advisory Committee, 1988-1989.

      Advisory committee New Jersey Core Clinical, 1998.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Active Mayor's Health Planning Task Force, Paterson., New Jersey, 1989-1990, Leadership, Paterson, 1998. Chairman planning committee Northern New Jersey Maternal Child Health Consortium, since 1996. Healthcare forum Creating Healthier Communities, 1998.

    Member Healthcare Planning and Marketing Society New Jersey (secretary-treasurer 1984, vice president 1985, president 1986, board directors since 1997, Annual Achievement award 1989), William and Hannah Cohen Foundation (secretary 1997).



    Nature photography, hiking, gardening, crocheting.


    • Married Ronald W. Levine, January 28, 1967 (divorced November 1979). Children: David Trevor, Joshua Loren.
    • father: Milton Karel
    • mother: Mildred (Cohen) Karel
    • spouse: Ronald W. Levine
    • children: David Trevor Levine
    • Joshua Loren Levine
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    Born March 11, 1945
    (age 72)