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biochemist , explorer. , nutritionist

Victor Emanuel Levine, Russian biochemist, nutritionist, explorer. Awarded honorary scoll by Columbia Graduate School Alumni Association, 1937.


Levine, Victor Emanuel was born on August 4, 1892 in Minsk, Russia. Son of Israel and Eva Leah (Meisels) Levine.


Graduate study, Johns Hopkins, summers 1919, 20, 21. Graduate School of Chemistry since 1928.


Assistant in biological chemistry, College Physicians and Surgical, Columbia, 1913-1915, instructor in same, 1915-1916. Assistant professor organic chemistry, Fordham, 1915-1916. Director chemical laboratory, Beth Israel Hospital, New York City, 1916-1917.

Director Chemical and Pathological laboratories, New York City, 1917-1918. Assistant professor biological chemistry, School of Medicine, Creighton U., 1918-1920, professor biological chemistry and nutrition and head of department since 1920, advisory director Graduate School of Chemistry since 1928. Consultant United States Public Health Service, 1927-1938 and summer 1939.

Visiting Fulbright professor Universities Madrid and Valencia, 1960-1962. Director health department Dwarfies Corporation, Council Bluffs.


  • Other Work

    • Author and co-author several books 1929-1935. (with C. P. Stewart and A. Stolman) Toxicology, 2 vols., 1961. Introducción a Toxicologia (Spanish), 1962.

      Contributor articles on biology aspects of the Eskimo to Encyclopedia Arctica.


Served as major, Medical Corps, A.U.S., 1942-1945, lieutenant colonel, 1945-1946. Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Geography Society, American Institute Chemistry, New York Academy Sciences, American Public Health Association, Royal Society Arts and Sciences (Great Britain), British Institute Philosophic Studies, Royal Anthropological Institute Great British and Ireland, International Dental Research Association, American Medical Writers Association. Clubs: Professional Men’s (director 1931-1933), Spanish.


Israel Levine

Eva Leah (Meisels) Levine