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Collins Lewis, MD

Current Position
Emeritus Associate Professor of Psychiatry

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Areas of Research Interests
Dr. Kathy Bucholz and I are analyzing follow-up data to investigate the development of alcoholism in high-risk men and women.

I am working with Dr. Rumi Price in her follow-up study of Viet Nam veterans with PTSD.


Key Publications
Lewis CE, Bucholz KK: Alcoholism, Antisocial Behavior, and Family history. Br J Addictions 1991; 86:177-194.

Bucholz KK, Helzer JE, Shayka JJ, Lewis CE: Comparison of Alcohol Dependence in Subjects from a Clinical, a Community and a Family Study. Alcohol Clin Exp Res 1994; 18:1091-1099.

Smith EM, Lewis CE, Kercher C, Spitznagel E: Predictors of Mortality in Alcoholic Women: A Twenty-Year Follow-up Study. Alcohol Clin Exp Res 1994; 18:1177-1186.

Lewis CE, Smith EM, Kercher C, Spitznagel E: Predictors of Mortality in Alcoholic Men: A Twenty-Year Follow-up Study. Alcohol Clin Exp Res 1995; 19:984-991.

Lewis CE, Smith EM, Kercher C, Spitznagel E: Assessing Gender Interactions in the Prediction of Mortality in Alcoholic Men and Women: A 20-Year Follow-up Study. Alcohol Clin Exp Res 1995; 19:1162-1172.

Lewis CE, Bucholz KK, Spitznagel E, Shayka J: The effects of gender and comorbidity on problem drinking in a community sample. Alcohol Clin Exp Res 1996; 20:466-476.


Funded Research Projects
NIMH(Key Personnel):Mapping Abnormal Neurodevelopment in Schizophrenia
NIAAA(Key Personnel):Alcoholism: Epidemiologic High Risk Family Study - MOFAM
NIMH(Key Personnel):Follow-Up of Vietnam Veterans at Risk for Suicide