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.