Dr. Rachel Levine Bography
Dr. Rachel Levine is an American physician currently serving as Pennsylvania’s secretary of the Department of Health. She also works as a professor of paediatrics and Psychiatry at Pen State College of Medicine. She is known for being one of the few transgender Public officials in America.
Dr. Rachel Levine Age and Birthday
Levine was born Richard Levine in 1958 in Massachusetts, United States of America. However, details about her exact date of birth are publicly unavailable. We are keeping tabs, and we shall update this information as soon as it is out.
Dr. Rachel Levine Height and Weight
Rachel has a height of 5 feet and 6 inches and moderate body weight.
Dr. Rachel Levine Gender
On the 13th of May, 2020, Rachel identified herself as a woman. During a conference, KDKA radio host Marty Griffen repeatedly called her ‘sir’ and Rachel responded by saying, “Please don’t misgender me. It’s insulting.”
Dr. Rachel Levine Family
Levine’s mother is called Lillian Levine, a former lawyer. On the 13th of May, 2020, Rachel said that she had moved her 90-year old mother out of personal home care. However, she has not shared much about her parents. It is also not known if she has siblings or not. We are reviewing this section, and we shall update the relevant information once it is available.
Dr. Rachel Levine of Education
Levine acquired her secondary education at Belmont Hill School, an independent school for boys from grades 7-12. She, later on, she earned her undergraduate degree from Harvard College, where she. She also attended Tulane University School of Medicine, where she received her fellowship at Mount Sinai in New York. While at Mt Sinai, she was appointed to serve as the Children’s Hospital’s chief resident.
Dr. Rachel Levine Wife
Before the transition, Dr. Rachel was born a man. She married the wife called Ellen Levine. Rachel and Ellen married while Levine was in her fourth year. However, the couple divorced in 2013 due to unknown reasons. The marriage was blessed with two lovely children, namely, David Levine & Dayna Levine.
Dr. Rachel Levine Marriage
After the transition, Rachel has never shared any details about her current relationship. She has kept her personal life private and unknown from the public. However, we are still keeping tabs, and we shall update this section once it is out.
Dr. Rachel Levine Children
In her previous marriage with Ellen Levine, Rachel had two lovely children, namely David Levine & Dayna Levine.
Dr. Rachel Levine Transition
Rachel was born with a male gender until in 2011, where she transited into a female. Washington Post confirmed that she began seeing a therapist in 2001, and in 2008 she started growing her hair. She took voice lessons to find out that her voice was becoming similar to that of a woman.
Dr. Rachel Levine Career
Rachel began her career while at Mt. Sinai, where she was appointed to work as the Children’s Hospital chief resident. In January 2015, she ran the eating disorder at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. In 2017, she was the first transgender woman to work in Pennsylvania, serving as the department of health.
Whileworking at Penn State Hershey, Levine created a unique program that provided services to teenagers, children, and young adults who had eating disorders using a multidisciplinary approach. This was done by examining both the patients’ physical and mental well-being through psychiatry, Nutrition, And Psychology.
Dr. Rachel Levine Coronavirus Update
During the Coronavirus tragedy, Levine contributed much by signing an order that makes face masks compulsory for all workers in PA. Those who did not comply with the order were to face the law through citations, fines, or business license suspensions. Businesses were also to make sure that no gathering was allowed to stop the spread of the virus.
Dr. Rachel Levine Salary
Rachel receives an annual salary estimated to be $155,879 working as a secretary of Health in Pennsylvania,.
Dr. Rachel Levine Net worth
Rachel has an estimated net worth of $5 million.