Mark H Lewis

Mark H Lewis

Psychiatry Professor

Department: MD-PSYCHIATRY
Business Phone: (352) 294-4951
Business Email: marklewis@ufl.edu

About Mark H Lewis

Dr. Lewis joined the Department of Psychiatry in the College of Medicine at the University of Florida in 1992 as an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience. He completed a Bachelor’s in Psychology graduating magna cum laude at Bowdoin College, a Masters in Psychology at Western Michigan University, and a doctorate in Psychology at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Lewis also completed Postdoctoral Training in Neuropharmacology at the University of North Carolina.

Dr. Lewis is currently Associate Chair for research in the Department of Psychiatry, a professor of Psychiatry, Neuroscience and Psychology and the Executive Director of the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD) at UF.

Dr. Lewis is a highly respected member of some of the most prestigious federal peer review groups including Chair of the NICHD Special Emphasis Panel on Chronic Aberrant Behavior and a member of the NICHD Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Centers, the NIMH ARRA Autism review, and the Department of Defense Autism Research Program. He is also an Ad Hoc reviewer for the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Lewis is on the External Advisory Board for the Neurodevelopmental Disorders Research Center at the University of North Carolina and the Editorial review Boards for the American Journal on Mental Retardation and the Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities.

Dr. Lewis is a highly respected teacher and faculty advisor mentoring many students in the field of research. He is the recipient of the Georgia Department of Human Resources Educational Stipend Award, the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Exceptional Merit Award and the Frank Porter Graham Innovative Research Award.

 

Honors & Awards

2017-2020 · University of Florida
2016-2017 · University of Florida, College of Medicine
2014 · Association for Behavior Analysis International
2011-2012 · University of Florida, College of Medicine
1988 · University of North Carolina
1985-1986 · University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Medicine
1984 · Foundation of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
1974 · Georgia Department of Human Resources

Publications

2012 Journal of Intellectual Disability Research
2009 Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders
2004 American Journal of Mental Retardation
2004 Mental Retardation and Development Disabilities Research Reviews
2004 Mental retardation and developmental disabilities research reviews
2001 Mental Retardation and Development Disabilities Research Reviews
2000 Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders
1999 Psychoneuroimmunology
1996 Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders
1993 Current Opinion in Psychology
1989 Psychopharmacology Bulletin
1986 Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology
1985 Nordic Journal of Psychiatry
1984 Journal of the American Osteopathic Association
1983 Contemporary Nutrition
1982 International Review of Research in Mental Retardation
1981 American journal of mental deficiency
1957 The Journal of psychology

Grants

Jul 2019 ACTIVE
UF/Gainesville Center for Autism and Related Disorders
FL DEPT OF EDUCATION ·
Jan 2019 ACTIVE
Motor Coordination in a Mouse Model of Restricted, Repetitive Behavior
UF FOU · Mentor
Jul 2018 – Jun 2019
UF/Gainesville Center for Autism and Related Disorders
FL DEPT OF EDUCATION ·
Sep 2017 – Sep 2019
APF/COGDOP Graduate Research Scholarship
AMER PSYCHOLOGICAL FOU · Mentor
Jul 2017 – Jun 2018
UF/Gainesville Center for Autism and Related Disorders
FL DEPT OF EDUCATION ·
Jul 2016 – Jun 2017
UF/Gainesville Center for Autism and Related Disorders
FL DEPT OF EDUCATION ·
Jun 2016 – Feb 2019
Optogenetic control of neuronal pathways that mediate repetitive behavior
NATL INST OF HLTH NIMH · Principal Investigator
Apr 2015 ACTIVE
Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)
UF DIV OF SPONSORED RES MATCHING FUNDS · Project Manager
Sep 2012 – Aug 2017
Development of Persistent Repetitive Behavior in Animals
NATL INST OF HLTH NIMH · Principal Investigator
Jul 2007 – Aug 2016
Clinical and Translational Science Institute
UF RESEARCH FOU · Project Manager

Education

NIH Post-doctoral Fellowship
1980-1982 · University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
PhD, Psychology
1980 · Vanderbilt University
NIH Pre-doctoral Fellowship
1978-1980 · Peabody College/Vanderbilt University
MA, Psychology
1975 · Western Michigan University
BA, Psychology
1972 · Bowdoin College

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 294-4951
Emails:
Business:
marklewis@ufl.edu
Addresses:
Mailing:
PO Box 100256
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Physical:
MCKNIGHT BRAIN INSTITUTE
100 S. NEWELL DR
GAINESVILLE FL 32611