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Adam Lewkowitz, MD
Adam Lewkowitz, MD
Maternal Fetal Medicine (MFM) Fellowship - Washington University


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

Year Major Honors
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.


McLean T, Lewkowitz AK, Test E, Zlatnik MG. "Does an Electronic Health Record Improve Completeness of Prenatal Studies?" Applied Clinical Informatics. Epub ahead of print

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