Dr. Lavine came to ETSU from the University of Florida College of Medicine in Jacksonville where he was Professor of Medicine and director of the cardiovascular fellowship program. For 14 years, he had also served as director of the cardiac noninvasive laboratory at the University Medical Center-Shands Jacksonville.
A native of Philadelphia, Lavine received his undergraduate degree in psychology from Temple University where he also earned his MD degree. He completed his internal medicine residency and cardiology fellowship at Temple University Hospital. Prior to joining the University of Florida, Lavine held faculty appointments at Temple University, University of Pittsburgh and Wayne State University (Detroit).
He is a Fellow of the American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology, Council on Clinical Cardiology and the American Society of Echocardiography, and he is a member of several professional organizations, including Alpha Omega Alpha, American College of Physicians and the American Federation of Clinical Research.
Lavine holds board certification/licensure with the American Board of Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine – Cardiovascular Disease and the National Board of Echocardiography.
He is currently a manuscript reviewer for several leading cardiovascular and internal medicine journals, including American Heart Journal, American Journal of Cardiology, Circulation, Journal of American Society of Echocardiography, Chest and the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
Throughout his career, Lavine has been the principal investigator of numerous grants and contracts, and his work has been published in several peer-reviewed journals.
“Dr. Lavine has a distinguished career in cardiovascular medicine that spans more than 30 years, and we are honored to have him at the Quillen College leading our Division of Cardiology,” said Dr. Stephen Geraci, ETSU Chair of Internal Medicine.”