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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.


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, New Jersey, 1981;director program planning, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Paterson, New Jersey, 1981-1989;vice president planning and marketing, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Paterson, New Jersey, 1989-1995;vice president strategic planning, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Paterson, New Jersey, 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.

Advising committee New Jersey Core Clinical, 1998.


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).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: nature photography, hiking, gardening, crocheting.


Married Ronald W. Levine, January 28, 1967 (divorced November 1979). Children: David Trevor, Joshua Loren.