Ellen Levine

Ellen Levine
Ellen Levine

Advisor & Consultant

Hearst

Ellen Levine is responsible for strengthening and developing current titles, both domestically and internationally, and evaluating opportunities for brand extensions, digital media and books. Levine made publishing history in October 1994 as the first woman to be named editor-in-chief of Good Housekeeping. She was instrumental in launching O, The Oprah Magazine, Food Network Magazine, HGTV Magazine, and Dr. Oz The Good Life. All four of these rank in the top ten monthly magazines in the US. In 2017, she launched The Pioneer Woman Magazine which profiles Ree Drummond, an award-winning American blogger and TV personality. Levine also served as editor-in-chief of Redbook and Woman’s Day. She is the author of numerous books and articles, and her work has appeared in many publications, including The New York Times.

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Who
We Are

The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation is a global nonprofit organization focused on improving the understanding, prevention and treatment of psychiatric and mental illnesses.

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Our
Impact

Beginning in 1987, the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation was providing seed money to neuroscientists to invest in “out of the box” research that the government and other sources were unwilling to fund. Today, Brain & Behavior Research Foundation is still the leading, private philanthropy in the world in this space.

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Our
People

Meet the people who make up the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation. Our staff of experts, passionate Board of Directors, and Scientific Council which includes Nobel prize winners and chairs of psychiatric departments around the world.

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Annual Report
& Financials

We take our responsibility to our donors seriously and believe that our financial operations must be transparent. We're proud to say that 100% of your contribution for research is invested directly in research grants.

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FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions about the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation.

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Center

The latest news on brain and behavior research and issues that matter most to you.

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