About

Dr. Harrison Levine's

Dr. Harrison Levine’s comprehensive education in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry has uniquely prepared him for working with psychiatric patients as young as five years old up through adulthood. Dr. Levine specializes in working with youths with or without developmental delays or disorders, neurological or other co-occurring medical conditions. He treats most psychiatric illnesses such as ADHD, obsessive compulsive disorder, pervasive developmental disorders and Asperger’s (high-functioning autism), mood disorders, psychotic disorders and has the following degrees and credentials:

  • New York Presbyterian Hospital of Columbia and Cornell Universities, New York City, NY, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship
  • University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI, General Adult Psychiatry Residency
  • The University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh PA, M.P.H.
  • Ben Gurion University—Columbia University Medical School for International Health, Beersheva, Israel, MD

Licensure and Board Certification

  • Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, in Adult Psychiatry
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Medical License, Colorado
  • Medical License, New York
  • Drug Enforcement Agency License

Experience

Hospital, Government or Other Professional Positions

Centennial Peaks Hospital
Director,  Adolescent Intensive Services

Children’s Home of Jefferson County (NY)/Jefferson County Foster Care
Medical Director  

Children’s Hospital Colorado (FKA The Children’s Hospital (TCH)), University of Colorado at Denver:

Medical Director:

  • Psychiatric Consultation/Liaison and Emergency Services
  • Bridge Clinic
  • Med/Psych Clinic

New York Presbyterian Hospital at Columbia University, Children’s Comprehensive Emergency Psychiatric Program (CCPEP):

  • Moonlighter

Major Committee and Service Responsibilities

Children’s Hospital Colorado (FKA TCH), University of Colorado at Denver

  • Psychiatric Emergency Service, Developed, Medical Director
  • Consultation/Liaison Service, Developed, Medical Director
  • Leadership Committee, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Former Member
  • Behavioral Assistance Resource Team (BART) Provide medical direction for cases where behavioral dyscontrol requires pharmacological interventions, Developer, Former Member
  • Committee for Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Former Member
  • RAP (Resident Assistance Program), providing counseling/debriefing service for TCH Residents, Former Member
  • Strengthen our Alliances with Families Team (SAFTeam), crisis intervention for all inpatient services, Developer, Former Chairman

National:

  • American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Former Member, Physically Ill Child Committee

Review and Referee Work

  • Strengthen our Alliance with Families Team (SAFTeam), Developed hospital policy, Mediator for SAFTeam
  • Patient Management Exercise Section, Focus (APA journal), Associate Editor
  • Medical School for International Health of Ben Gurion University and Columbia University (MSIH), Former Member, Admissions Committee

Invited extramural lectures, presentations and visiting professorships
International:

  • Guest Lecturer, 3rd year Psychiatry Rotation, MSIH, Beersheva, Israel.
  • Chair, Rolling Cases, 3rd year Psychiatry Rotation, MSIH, Beersheva, Israel.

National:

  • Guest Lecturer, “Psychiatric Emergencies”, Emergency and Trauma Outreach Symposium- Glenwood Springs, Colorado
  • Guest Lecturer, “Psychotropic Medications: Problems with Prescriptions”, Emergency Psychiatry CME, Poudre Valley Hospital, Fort Collins, Colorado
  • Speaker, “Recognizing Side Effects in Psychotropic Medications”, CASBHC Conference (School-Based Health Care), The Red Lion, Aurora, Colorado
  • Guest Lecturer, “Conversion Disorder”, Aurora Public School Nurses, Education Support Services Building #3, Aurora, Colorado
  • Speaker, “The SAFTeam: Dealing with Difficult Patients and Families”, Family Advisory Council, The Children’s Hospital, Aurora, Colorado
  • Guest Lecturer, “Dealing with Difficult Patients and Families”, Aurora Public School Nurses, Gateway High School, Aurora, Colorado
  • Speaker, “Psychotropic Medications: Problems in Prescribing”, The Children’s Hospital Annual Ethics Conference: Ethical Issues in Pediatric Behavioral Healthcare, Aurora, Colorado.

Teaching Record

Presentations to medical students, graduate students, house officers

  • Children’s Hospital Colorado Department of Pediatrics CME lecture, Conversion and Somatoform Disorders
  • Children’s Hospital Colorado Department of Developmental Pediatrics, PTSD
  • Children's Hospital Colorado Department of PGY-2 Child, Adolescent and Family Psychiatry and Pediatrics Psychopharmacology Survey Course, University of Colorado at Denver, Psychopharmacology
  • Children’s Hospital Colorado Pediatric Neurology Noon Conference, Conversion Disorders
  • Children's Hospital Colorado Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Colorado at Denver, Consultation/Liaison Psychiatry Seminar, Psychopharmacology
  • Children's Hospital Colorado Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Colorado at Denver, Faculty Meeting, The SAFTeam
  • Children's Hospital Colorado, University of Colorado at Denver: Consultation/Liaison Psychiatry Seminar: Delirium
  • Children's Hospital Colorado, University of Colorado at Denver: Psychopharmacology Seminar, Emergency Psychiatry
  • The Children’s Hospital, University of Colorado at Denver: Staff Meeting for 8/9 Floor Nursing, The SAFTeam
  • The Children’s Hospital, University of Colorado at Denver: Ethics Nursing Liaison Meeting, Panelist, “Treating Pain from a Caregiver’s Perspective”
  • The Children’s Hospital, University of Colorado at Denver: Psychopharmacology Seminar, Thinking Small and Overmedication
  • The Children’s Hospital, University of Colorado at Denver: Consultation/Liaison Psychiatry Seminar: Introduction to the C/L service at TCH
  • The Children’s Hospital, University of Colorado at Denver: SMSC Leadership Meeting: The SAFTeam
  • The Children’s Hospital, University of Colorado at Denver: Psychopharmacology Seminar, Emergency Psychiatry
  • Psychosomatics Fellowship Conference, University of Colorado at Denver: Acute Cognitive Changes in Children and Adolescents
  • Psychosomatics Fellowship Conference, University of Colorado at Denver: Psychosomatic Emergencies in Children and Adolescents
  • The Children’s Hospital, University of Colorado at Denver: Pediatric Residents’ Noon Conference: Psychiatric Emergencies
  • The Children’s Hospital, University of Colorado at Denver: Case Management Service: The SAFTeam
  • The Children’s Hospital, University of Colorado at Denver: Consultation/Liaison Psychiatry Seminar: Somatoform and Conversion Disorders
  • The Children’s Hospital, University of Colorado at Denver: CME Day for Hospitalists, Acute Treatment of Psychiatric Emergencies
  • The Children’s Hospital, University of Colorado at Denver: Psychopharmacology Seminar, Emergency Psychiatry
  • The Children’s Hospital, University of Colorado at Denver, The Ethics Committee Meeting: The SAFTeam
  • The Children’s Hospital, University of Colorado at Denver, 8/9 Floor Nursing Education Day: The SAFTeam
  • The Children’s Hospital, University of Colorado at Denver: Consultation/Liaison Psychiatry Seminar: The SAFTeam
  • The Children’s Hospital, University of Colorado at Denver: Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Journal Club: Persistent Hallucinogenic Perception Disorder, What Do We Know After 50 Years?
  • The Children’s Hospital, University of Colorado at Denver: Pediatric Residents’ Noon Conference: Psychiatric Emergencies
  • The Children’s Hospital, University of Colorado at Denver: Emergency Medicine Noon Conference: Psychiatric Manifestations of Medical Illness
  • The Children’s Hospital, University of Colorado at Denver: Psychopharmacology Seminar, Emergency Psychiatry
  • The Children’s Hospital, University of Colorado at Denver: Pediatric Emergency Room Attending In-service Presentation: Medical Conditions Presenting as Psychiatric Disorders
  • University of Colorado Medical School Lunchtime Series: Somatoform and Conversion Disorders
  • University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health Global Epidemiology Seminar: Treatment of HIV in Roma Sex Workers
  • University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health: Ethiopia: The Status of Mental Illness
  • Columbia University Department of Consult-Liaison Psychiatry: International Psychiatry

Grand Rounds

  • University of Colorado Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds: Neuromyelitis Optica with Severe Behavioral Dysregulation: A Case Report, Discussant, supervisor.
  • University of Colorado Department of Child Psychiatry Grand Rounds: PANDAS, supervisor.
  • University of Colorado Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds: A Case of Acute Adolescent Neuropsychiatric Disintegration, University of Colorado.
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital of Columbia and Cornell Universities, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Department Grand Rounds: Catatonia and ECT in a 14 year old female: Case Report and Panel Discussion. Payne Whitney Manhattan.
  • University of Michigan/Ann Arbor Veteran’s Hospital Psychiatry Department Grand Rounds: Eliciting Sensitive Information from Patients: How to determine suicidal risk.
  • University of Michigan/Ann Arbor Veteran’s Hospital Psychiatry Department Grand Rounds: Mental Distress among Leprosy Patients with Severe Deformities.
  • University of Michigan/Ann Arbor Veteran’s Hospital Psychiatry Department Grand Rounds: Case Study: Young Borderline Patient with Severe Suicidal Behaviors.

Poster Presentations

  • American Academy of Neurology 66th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, Neuromyelitis Optica with Severe Behavioral Dysregulation: A Case Report, T. Schreiner, MD, MPH, H. Levine, MD, MPH
  • 24th Annual American Neuropsychiatric Association, Boston, MA, Neuromyelitis Optica with Severe Behavioral Dysregulation: A Case Report: C. Karlsson*, T. Schreiner, MD, MPH, C. Kim, MS, H. Levine, MD, MPH, J. Barnes, PhD, J. Binder, MD, R. Gabriels, PsyD, C. Beresford, MD, University of Colorado and Children’s Hospital Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO, 24th Annual American Neuropsychiatric Association
  • American Psychosomatic Medicine Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, The Strengthen our Alliances with Families Team (SAFTeam), A process for addressing challenging relationships between families and care providers, American Psychosomatic Medicine Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Children’s Hospital Research Poster Presentations, Aurora, Colorado, The Strengthen our Alliances with Families Team (SAFTeam), A process for addressing challenging relationships between families and care providers, Children’s Hospital Research Poster Presentations, Aurora, Colorado.
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital of Columbia and Cornell Universities, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Department Grand Rounds: and Adolescent Emergency Psychiatry, a book chapter. New York Psychiatric Institute.


Course Development

Children’s Hospital Colorado (FKA TCH), University of Colorado at Denver
Director and Developer of

  • Child Development Classics Reading Seminar,
  • Elective Rotation in Consultation/Liaison Psychiatry for MSIII
  • Elective Rotation in Consultation/Liaison Psychiatry for CFII
  • Consultation/Liaison Psychiatry Seminar Children’s Hospital Colorado, University of Colorado
  • SAFTeam (Strengthen our Alliance with Families Team)

Ward/Clinic Attending Duties

Children’s Hospital Colorado (FKA TCH), University of Colorado at Denver:
Director and Developer of

  • Psychiatric Consultation/Liaison and Emergency Services
  • Med/Psych Clinic
  • Bridge Clinic
  • Peds-Psych Rounds