Terrence D. Lewis, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Terrence D. Lewis is a Fellow in Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility (REI) at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. He was born and raised in Wilmington, Delaware and graduated from Salesianum High School.

After high school, Dr. Lewis accepted the National Institutes of Health’s prestigious Minorities Accessing Research Careers (MARC) scholarship at Delaware State University. He graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology and minor in Chemistry. During his undergraduate experience, Dr. Lewis took part in research with his mentor, Dr. Fatma Helmy, studying phospholipids within cardiac cells. In addition, he took part in summer research at prestigious institutions such as DuPont/Merck Pharmaceuticals, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and The University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA).

Dr. Lewis earned a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) from the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. During his time at UNC, he worked in the laboratory of David G. Kaufman, MD, PhD studying the roles of the estrogen receptors alpha & beta in the development of endometrial cancer. Of note, Dr. Lewis was awarded a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA).

Dr. Lewis then obtained a Medical Degree (MD) with Research Tract from the George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, DC. Following medical school, he completed his internship and residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology at the Walter Reed National Military Medial Center in Bethesda, Maryland.

Dr. Lewis serves on active duty in the United States Army and is currently commissioned as a Captain. He is also an associate member of the American Congress of Obstetricians & Gynecologist (ACOG) and the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM).

He considers himself a “foodie at heart” and in his spare time, enjoys eating at fine restaurants. More importantly, he enjoys spending time with family and traveling the world.

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