University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Psychiatry

Bio for Judith Lewis, M.D.
Judith Lewis, M.D.

Judith Lewis, M.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry

Contact Information
Office Location:
Fletcher Allen Health Care, Psychiatry Service, 111 Colchester Avenue, MS 259PA4, Burlington, VT 05401


1993-1998 Psychoanalytic Training, Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research, Columbia University, New York, NY
1990-1993  Psychiatry Residency, Columbia-Presbyterian College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY
1989-1990 Transitional Internship, Overlook Hospital, Summit, NJ
May 1989 University of Vermont, College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont, Medical Doctor, M.D.
June 1985 Williams College, Williamstown, MA, BA with honors in Neuroscience

Awards and Honors

2013 Resident Appreciation Award, FAHC
2010 "Innovations Award" Association of Directors of Medical Student Education in Psychiatry for development of web-based multi-media modules for education in psychiatry.
2007-2008 Frymoyer Scholar: Proposal entitled "Development of Web-based Education Modules in Psychiatry" selected for a two year scholarship from the University of Vermont COM for the advancement of medical and nursing student education.
June 2006 & June 2007 Resident Award for Excellence in Academic Teaching, FAHC, University of Vermont
May 1989 William Sweetzer Prize: For Excellence in Psychiatry, University of Vermont
May 1989 Sandoz Neurosciences Scholarly Project Prize: for Research Presentation at Psychiatry Grand Rounds, University of Vermont
May 1989 Medical Alumni Prize: for Undergraduate Research in Medical School, University of Mermont 
November 1988 Winner: "Best original research paper presented by a medical student", Vermont Academy of Family Physicians Annual Meeting
June 1985 Sigma Xi Honor Society: for Distinction in Undergraduate Research, Williams College


Lewis, Judith L. (1996). Two paradigmatic approaches to borderline patients with a history of trauma: The psychodynamic psychotherapy of Otto Kernberg and the trauma-model of Judith Lewis Herman. Journal of Psychotherapy Practice and Research. 5: 1-19.

Lewis, J.L., Loturco, J.L., Solomon, P.R. (1987). Lesions of the middle cerebellar peduncle disrupt acquisition and retention of the rabbit's nictitating membrane response. Behavioral Neurosciences, 101(2) 151-157.