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Alan Lewis

Alan S. Lewis, M.D., Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Neurology (secondary)
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Curriculum vitae


Education and Training

2001-2005   B.A., Chemistry (Summa Cum Laude), University of Pennsylvania
2005-2010   Ph.D., Neuroscience, The Graduate School, Northwestern University (MSTP)
2005-2012   M.D., Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University (MSTP)
2012-2016   Residency in Psychiatry, Neuroscience Research Training Program, Yale-New Haven Hospital
2016-2018   Neuroscience research fellow, Yale University

Board Certification

2016   Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Academic Appointments

2017-2018   Lecturer, Yale Department of Psychiatry
2018-2018   Instructor, Yale Department of Psychiatry
2018-present   Assistant Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Neurology

Center and Institute Memberships

2018-present   Vanderbilt Brain Institute, training faculty
2018-present   Vanderbilt Kennedy Center
2018-present   Center for Cognitive Medicine

Honors and Awards

2005   Phi Beta Kappa, University of Pennsylvania
2009   Morton Heller Award for Exemplary Research, Northwestern MSTP
2009   Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA for Individual Predoctoral MD/PhD Fellows, NINDS
2013   McNeil Research Award, Yale Department of Psychiatry
2014   Research Colloquium for Junior Investigators, American Psychiatric Association
2015   Seymour L. Lustman Resident Research Award, Yale Department of Psychiatry
2015   Meixner Postdoctoral Fellowship in Translational Research, Autism Speaks
2015   Society of Biological Psychiatry Travel Award
2016   Laughlin Foundation Merit Award, Yale Department of Psychiatry
2017   Career Development Institute for Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh and Stanford University
2017   American College of Neuropsychopharmacology Travel Award
2018   Annual Meeting Senior Researcher Award, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
2020  American Society for Clinical Investigation Young Physician-Scientist Award