Mel Levine

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Professor of Pediatrics and Director
Clinical Center for the Study of Development and Learning
University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Nominated By: Lucy F. Smith

Dr. Melvin Levine has devoted his life to the understanding and support of children and adolescents with learning differences and attention issues. For over 25 years, he has worked to change the “one-size-fits-all” approach to education and believes that if we pay more attention to individual learning patterns, we can make all children successful in school. Throughout his career, Dr. Levine has been actively involved in the design and validation of new diagnostic instruments and training programs that integrate neurological, behavioral, developmental, and health findings in children with learning difficulties.

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