Surgery Education - Our Residents & Fellows
General Surgery Resident
DO, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, Ft. Worth, TX, 2012
Other Post-Graduate Training:
MS, Applied Cognition and Neuroscience, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX, 2008
05/2011-07/2011, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, TX. Pre-doctoral Fellow Researcher, Lisa Hodge, PhD. I was awarded an NIH funded pre-doctoral research fellowship from the National Center of Complimentary and Alternative Medicine. I helped to grow viral and bacterial cultures for pneumonia research in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine. During this time I infected rats, performed manipulative techniques the helped to increase lymph flow, and harvested organs for analysis. I ran flow cytometry and also maintained a cell culture for growing virus. While enrolled in my research fellowship I also attempted to grow a viral culture for simulating viral pneumonia infection in rats.
09/2007-05/2008, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX. Research assistant, James Bartlett, PhD. I collected data for an eye witness experiment. This included explaining the experiment running an eye witness simulation and collecting responses. This information was then analyzed by the graduate researcher.
Lews, A., Barzin, A., Hatch, D., Nguyen, T., Mekala, A., Revilla, E., Srinidhi, S., Tran, D., Turland, T.. (2009, March). A 37 year old Man with a History of Alcohol and Drug Abuse and Sudden Onset of Leg Weakness. Oral Presentation presented at: UNTHSC Medical Informatics Course; Fort Worth, TX.
Honors & Awards:
Deans List Fall 2008
C.W. & J. Spellman Endowed Scholarship, Fall 2010
ACLS Certified, 06/24/2012
Dr. Lewis was born and raised in Austin, Texas. He graduated Cum Laude from the University of Texas at Dallas in 2008 with a B.S. and M.S. in neuroscience. Afterwards he attended University of North Texas Health Science Center - Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. During his time there he was award a position on the Dean's List and Sigma Sigma Phi Honor Society. Remaining involved in his community he volunteered throughout Fort Worth, TX and received 2 separate T.O.U.C.H awards for exceptional time spent volunteering. In 2012 he graduated and began a preliminary surgical intern position. He is excited about his future surgical career and also enjoys cycling, discovering fine local cuisine, cooking, and spending time with friends.
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