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Carol Levine directs the United Hospital Fund’s Families and Health Care
Project, which focuses on developing partnerships between health care professionals
and family caregivers, especially during transitions in health care settings (www.
nextstepincare.org). Before joining the Fund in 1996, she directed the Citizens
Commission on AIDS in New York City from 1987 to 1991, and The Orphan
Project, which she founded, from 1991 to 1996. As a senior staff associate of The
Hastings Center, she edited the Hastings Center Report. Ms. Levine is the editor of Always on Call: When Illness Turns Families into
Caregivers (2nd ed., Vanderbilt University Press, 2004) and editor of Living in the
Land of Limbo: Fiction and Poetry about Family Caregiving (Vanderbilt University
Press, 2014). Her most recent book is Navigating Your Later Years For Dummies
(Wiley and AARP, 2018). In 1993, Ms. Levine was awarded a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship for her
work in AIDS policy and ethics. In 2016, she was named one of the Top 50
“2016 Influencers in Aging” by the digital publication Next Avenue. In 2018, she
received the Friends of the National Library of Medicine Donald A. B. Lindberg
Distinguished Health Communications Award. She holds a BA from Cornell University and an MA in public law and government
from Columbia University, where she also studied at the Russian Institute. March 2019
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