David C. Lewis, M.D.,
David Lewis, M.D. is a Professor Emeritus of Community Health and Medicine and the Donald G. Millar Distinguished Professor of Alcohol and Addiction Studies at Brown University. In 1982, he founded, and for eighteen years directed, the Brown University Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies. Dr. Lewis is a graduate of Brown University and Harvard Medical School. Trained in Internal Medicine, he is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. He is a member of several Boards of Directors, including the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (where he was Chairman of the Board), the American Society of Addiction Medicine, the Drug Policy Alliance, and the Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse. He is the founder of Physician Leadership on National Drug Policy and now on the Board of Directors of the new PLNDP: Physicians and Lawyers for National Drug Policy. The author of over 400 publications, Dr. Lewis has an international reputation for his work on substance abuse treatment, medical education and public policy.