John E. Lewis, Ph.D. is the Founder and President of Dr Lewis Nutrition™. He is also a past full-time Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and now remains as a Voluntary Associate Professor in both Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and the Department of Psychology. He is a Diplomat, Faculty Member, and Advisor of the Medical Wellness Association.
Dr. Lewis has been the principal investigator of multiple nutrition, dietary supplement, exercise training, and medical device studies in the last two decades. Much of his research has included investigating the effects of interventions on a wide variety of outcomes, including immune and cognitive functioning, inflammation, physical fitness, nutrient status, quality of life, and mental health, in healthy adults and in those with Alzheimer’s, multiple sclerosis, HIV, diabetes, chronic pain, depression, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, and GI disorders, among others. He has co-authored more than 180 peer-reviewed scientific articles, has mentored many undergraduate, graduate, and medical students in exercise, nutrition, and health promotion, and has been an invited speaker at multiple international and national conferences, including a seminal talk on the results of his work in Alzheimer’s for TEDxMiami.
In addition to his professional accomplishments, he is a former athlete and competitive body builder, who maintains a very rigorous exercise training regimen and has eaten a whole-food, plant-based diet for over 25 years. He founded Dr Lewis Nutrition™ with the goal of providing science-based, effective dietary supplements to improve the health and well-being of every person.