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Johnnye Lewis, PhD, DABT

Research Professor
Director, Community Environmental Health Program

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Office: 905 Vassar NE
Phone: 505.272.4853


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Educational History

  • PhD, 1989, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada - Pharmacology

  • MA, 1976, University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C., Canada - Psychology

  • BA, 1970, Miami University, Oxford, OH - Psychology


  • Diplomate, American Board of Toxicology, 1993-Present


  • 2008-present
    NIH Blue Ribbon Panel Advisory to Director on the National Infectious and Emerging Disease Laboratory in Boston, MA, Invited Member.

  • 2008-2009
    Research Advisory Committee to identify research and clinical needs associated with community exposure to legacy uranium waste, Navajo Area Indian Health Service, IHS response to Congressionally Mandated 5-Year Plan to Address Health and Environmental Impacts of Uranium Contamination in the Navajo Nation

  • 2008-2009
    Advisory Panel to determine future directions for Superfund Basic Science Research Program, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.

  • 2004-2009
    State of New Mexico Department of Health, Invited member, Environmental Health Coordinating Council

  • 2004
    New Mexico Environmental Law Center, Santa Fe, NM, Recipient, Griff Salisbury Award for Environmental Protection through Regulatory Change

  • 2002–2007
    Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Air Quality Control Board, appointed member

Memberships in Professional Societies

  • Society of Toxicology

  • American Public Health Association

  • New Mexico Public Health Association

Original Research or Scholarly Articles in Refereed Journals (past 5 years)


J. Lewis J., Bench G., Myers O., Tinner B., Staines W., Barr E., Divine K.K., Barrington W., and J. Karlsson: “Trigeminal Uptake and Clearance of Inhaled Manganese Chloride in Rats and Mice.” NeuroToxicology (26): 113-123, 2005.

M. H Downs,., A. Kaminsky, and J. Lewis. Open the Door Whenever Opportunity Knocks. Public Health Nursing, Vol 23 No 4, pp.431-439, 2006.

Bredow, S., M.M. Falgout, T.H. March, C.M. Yingling, S.P. Malkoski, J. Aden, E.J. Bedrick, J.L. Lewis, & K. Divine. "Subchronic Inhalation of Soluble Manganese Induces Expression of Hypoxia-associated Angiogenic Genes in Adult Mouse Lungs" TAP 221:pp. 148-157, 2007.

deLemos, J.L, Rock., T, Brugge, D., Slagowski, N.L. and Johnnye Lewis. “Lessons from the Navajo: assistance with environmental data collection ensures cultural humility & data relevance.“ Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research Education, and Action. 1.4: pp 321-326, 2007.

deLemos, J.L., Bostick, B.C., Quicksall, A.N., Landis, J.D., George, C.C., Slagowski, N.L., Rock, T., Brugge, D., Lewis, J.L., Durant, J.L. Rapid dissolution of soluble uranyl phases in arid, mine-impacted catchments near Church Rock, NM Environmental Science and Technology, Vol. 42: 3951-3957, 2008.

deLemos, J.L., Brugge, D., Cajero, M., Downs, M., Durant, J.L., George, C.M., , Henio-Adeky, S., Nez, T., Manning, T., Rock, T., Seschillie, B., Shuey, C., Lewis, J.L. Development of Risk Maps to Minimize Uranium Exposures in the Navajo Churchrock Mining District. Environmental Health, 8:29, 2009.



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