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Outstanding Alumni Awards

Jonathan Levine ’76

Jonathan LevineJonathan Levine, DMD, PC, is an oral health expert, author, social entrepreneur, and visionary inventor. In practice in New York City for nearly 30 years, he is also an associate professor at the New York University School of Dentistry and the program director of the Advanced Aesthetics Program in Dentistry for NYU Continuing Education. In 2011, Levine founded GLO Science LLC, and he holds three patents for oral care advances. His Brilliant Personal Teeth Whitening Device received an Edison Award in 2012 for innovation in a personal care product.

As a noted authority on the latest oral care and aesthetic products and techniques, Levine is frequently tapped by the media and the beauty industry to provide oral care tips, medical advice, and aesthetic insight. He has appeared on several national television networks and shows, including CNN, Good Morning America, The Dr. Oz Show, The View and more. In 2006, he published Smile!: The Ultimate Guide to Achieving Smile Beauty.

Levine generously contributes his professional services to humanitarian efforts and organizations. He founded the GLO Good Foundation to build oral health initiatives in underserved populations globally. He is also on the board of Foundation Rwanda, which helps the children of the 1994 genocide, and the advisory board of Health Corps, a national service and peer-mentoring initiative.

Levine is a member of the American Academy of Prosthodontics, sits on the board of advisers for Boston University’s Goldman School of Dentistry, and is a member of the CALS Dean’s Advisory Council.

While at Cornell, Levine was named to the lacrosse All-America second team as an attackman in 1976 and received an honorable mention in 1975. He was a key member of the undefeated NCCAA championship team in 1976. His son Julian ’10 played lacrosse while at Cornell, and his son Cody ’14 is a current team member. Levine and his wife, Stacey, reside in Purchase, N.Y.