Research/Clinical Interests: health care disparities & access, global health (domestic and international)
|Institution||Degree||Field of Study|
|2016||University of California, San Francisco||Residency||Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences|
|2012||Mount Sinai School of Medicine||MD||Medicine|
|2006||Amherst College||BA||Sociology and Spanish|
Research & Professional Experience
|2010-2011||Fogarty International Clinical Research Scholars Program (Cancer Institute/Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences [CICAMS], Beijing, China). Conducted population-based research on secondary cervical cancer prevention in China|
|2006-2007||Fulbright Fellowship (Colegio de la Frontera Norte [COLEF], Tijuana, Mexico). Analyzed how Mexican-American social identities affect Mexican assimilation in the US|
Achievements & Recognition
|2004-2012||Mount Sinai School of Medicine Humanities and Medicine Program Scholar: Early acceptance program for undergraduates with passions in social science or humanities|
|2009-2012||John Woodruff Simpson Fellowship for Medicine: Scholarship for select Amherst College graduates attending medical school|
|2012||Mount Sinai School of Medicine Distinction in Research Award: Awarded upon graduation to students who published as first-author an independent research project|
|2007-2008||American Medical Student Association Global Health Scholar Program designed to "train the next generation of leaders in global health"|
|2006||Psi Upsilon Prize: Awarded annually to Amherst College graduate considered preeminent in scholarship, leadership, athletics & character|
|2006||Amherst College: graduated Phi Beta Kappa, summa cum laude with distinction, and as captain of the men's Varsity Swimming/Diving team|
Lewkowitz AK, ODonnell BE, Zlatnik M, et al. Social Media Messaging in Pregnancy: How Text4baby Compares to Popular Smart Phone Applications. Poster Presentation. Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine. New Orleans. February, 2014.
ODonnell BE, Lewkowitz AK, Nakagawa S, Vargas JE, Cheng YW, Zlatnik M. "Examining Pregnancy-Specific Mobile Media Messages: What Are Patients Being Told?" Poster presentation. Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM). February, 2014.
McLean TA, Lewkowitz AK, Zlatnik M. Prenatal PPD and HIV Test Completion Rate Pre- and Post-electronic Health Record Implemetation. Poster Presentation. ACOG Annual Meeting. Chicago, April, 2014.
Lewkowitz AK, Zhao FH, Chen F, Lin MJ, Hu SY, Smith JS, Belinson JL, Qiao YL, Castle PE. "Self-sampling HPV-DNA test accuracy for cervical cancer screening in China." Oral Presentation. 27th International Papillomavirus Conference and Clinical Workshop. Berlin, Germany. Sep 2011.
Lewkowitz AK, Ci P, Hu SY, Rong L, Qiao YL, Zhao FH, Smith JS. "Attitudes of Rural Chinese Women Toward Supervised and Unsupervised Self-sampling for Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing: A Quantitative Survey." Poster Presentation. 27th International Papillomavirus Conference and Clinical Workshop. Berlin, Germany. Sep 2011.
Zhao FH, Lewkowitz AK, Hu SY, Chen F, Belinson JL, Sellors J, Smith JS, Qiao YL. "Estimation of Human Papillomavirus and Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia in China: A Pooled Analysis of 17 Population-Based Studies." Oral Presentation. European Research Organisation on Genital Infection and Neoplasia: HPV Associated Diseases and Cancer. Lisbon, Portugal. May 2011.
Zhao FH, Lewkowitz AK, Chen F, Lin MJ, Hu Sy, Pan QJ, Ma JF, Niyazi M, Li CQ, Li SM, Smith JS, Belinson JL, Qiao YL, Castle PE. "A pooled analysis of HPV DNA testing performance using self-collected cervicovaginal specimens as a primary screening test for cervical cancer in rural China." Oral Presentation. 9th Annual Meeting of National Cervical Cancer Consortium. Beijing, China. Apr 2011.
Lewkowitz AK, Nakagawa S, Thiet MP, Rosenstein MG. "Effect of stage of initial labor dystocia on vaginal birth after cesarean success. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2015 Sep 6. pii: S0002-9378(15)01012-1. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2015.08.064. [Epub ahead of print]
Lewkowitz AK, O'Donnell BE, Nakagawa S, Vargas JE, Zlatnik MG. "Social media messaging in pregnancy: comparing content of Text4baby to content of free smart phone applications of pregnancy." J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2015 Mar 3:1-7. PMID: 25731656
McLean TA, Lewkowitz AK, Zlatnik MG. Prenatal purified protein derivative and human immunodeficiency virus test completion rate pre- and post-electronic health record implementation. Obstet Gynecol. 2014 May;123 Suppl 1:156S-7S. doi: 10.1097/01.AOG.0000447152.20618.db. PMID: 24770050
Zhao FH, Lewkowitz AK, Hu SY, Chen F, Li LY, Zhang QM, Wu RF, Li CQ, Wei LH, Xu AD, Zhang WH, Pan QJ, Zhang X, Belinson JL, Sellors JW, Smith JS, Qiao YL, Franceschi S. Prevalence of human papillomavirus and cervical intraepithelial neoplasia in China: a pooled analysis of 17 population-based studies. Int J Cancer. 2012 Dec 15;131(12):2929-38. doi: 10.1002/ijc.27571. Epub 2012 Apr 24. PMID: 22488743
Zhao FH, Lewkowitz AK, Chen F, Lin MJ, Hu SY, Zhang X, Pan QJ, Ma JF, Niyazi M, Li CQ, Li SM, Smith JS, Belinson JL, Qiao YL, Castle PE. Pooled analysis of a self-sampling HPV DNA Test as a cervical cancer primary screening method. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2012 Feb 8;104(3):178-88. doi: 10.1093/jnci/djr532. Epub 2012 Jan 23. PMID:2227176
Li R, Lewkowitz AK, Zhao FH, Zhou Q, Hu SY, Qiu H, Zhang Y, Jiang HW, Zhang JS, Li M, Tong SM, Zhang QY, Qiao YL. Analysis of the effectiveness of visual inspection with acetic acid/Lugol's iodine in one-time and annual follow-up screening in rural China. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2012 Jun;285(6):1627-32. doi: 10.1007/s00404-011-2203-4. Epub 2012 Jan 6. PMID: 22222723
Smith JS, Lewkowitz AK, Qiao YL, Ji J, Hu S, Chen W, Zhang R, Liaw KL, Esser M, Taddeo FJ, Pretorius RG, Belinson JL. Population-based human papillomavirus 16, 18, 6 and 11 DNA positivity and seropositivity in Chinese women. Int J Cancer. 2012 Sep 15;131(6):1388-95. doi: 10.1002/ijc.27367. Epub 2012 Jan 27. PMID: 22120998
Jae GA, Lewkowitz AK, Yang JC, Shen L, Rahman A, Del Toro G. Barriers to conceiving sibling donors for sickle cell disease: perspectives from patients and parents.Ethn Health. 2011 Aug-Oct;16(4-5):431-45. doi: 10.1080/13557858.2011.558619. PMID: 21797728
Hu SY, Hong Y, Zhao FH, Lewkowitz AK, Chen F, Zhang WH, Pan QJ, Zhang X, Fei C, Li H, Qiao YL. Prevalence of HPV Infection And Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia And Attitudes towards HPV Vaccination among Chinese Women Aged 18-25 in Jiangsu Province. Chin J Cancer Res. 2011 Mar;23(1):25-32. doi: 10.1007/s11670-011-0025-3. PMID: 23467401