All About Martha Peaslee Levine: Dr. Rachel Levine’s Ex-Wife

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Martha Peaslee Levine is a psychiatrist who serves as director of Penn State College. She is the former wife of Dr. Rachel Levine.

She is in charge of the medical center’s rigorous therapy program for eating disorder sufferers.  

Being Martha means trying to make the world a better place. She has used her expertise outside of pediatrics.

She utilizes her skill at crafting opinion pieces to spread knowledge about the range of eating problems. 

Levine also writes articles and opinion pieces to inform readers about different eating disorders.

Who is Martha Peaslee Levine? 

On July 17, 1960, Martha was born in Hershey, Pennsylvania, in the United States. She has concealed information about her parents.

Levine graduated with a diploma from Belmont Hill School, a Hebrew high school.

Her interest in pediatrics was piqued when she enrolled at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans. 

She started her residency in 1983 at Manhattan’s Mount Sinai Medical Center. In her last year, she rose to the rank of chief resident and afterward worked as a Penn State Hershey Medical Center staff member.

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Martha Peaslee Levine oversaw the Penn State Hershey Eating Disorders Program and founded the Division of Adolescent Medicine at the Penn State Hershey Medical Center.

Rachel Levine and Martha Peaslee Levine

In 2013, Martha and Dr. Rachel Levine got divorced from one another. While attending Tulane Medical School, the couple got to know one another.

Before his 2011 transition and starting to identify as a woman (Rachel Levine), Rachel was known as Richard Levine during their marriage.

According to the Washington Post, she started seeing a therapist in 2001 and growing out her hair in 2008 before coming out as transgender.

Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center pediatrics and psychiatry professor Dr. Rachel is also the Pennsylvania Department of Health secretary.

She oversees the Division of Adolescent Medicine and Eating Disorders as its chief.

Her appointment as assistant secretary of health by President-elect Joe Biden on January 19, 2020, put her in a position to become the first openly transgender federal official to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate.

Is Martha Peaslee Levine married? 

Martha Peaslee Levine married Rachel Levine, who changed his name from Richard Levine to Rachel in 2011.

Despite their 2013 divorce, Martha and Rachel Levine are still very close. It is unknown at this time if she is married or not. 

Martha Peaslee Levine’s children

Dayna Levine and David Levine are the couple’s two children. Peaslee’s ex-husband, Richard Levine, who is now Rachel Levine, is also a mother.

Martha Peaslee Levine an expert on eating disorder

At Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Martha P. Levine, M.D., is an associate professor of pediatrics, psychiatry, and the humanities.

She also serves as the director of the intensive outpatient and partial hospitalization eating disorder programs.

In individual and group therapy, she employs journaling techniques because she believes writing promotes self-acceptance, self-discovery, and increased confidence.

Martha Peaslee Levine’s books

Two of Martha’s children’s books, Stop That Nose! and The Dragon Inside, have won awards and discuss creativity and healing.

Martha Peaslee’s net worth 

By 2023, Martha’s net worth should be approaching $1 million. It is a reasonable amount of money that she has access to because of her long work as a psychiatrist. She also lives a luxurious and comfortable life.

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