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Melissa Lewis

Assoc Professor


CVM Research Building 332


Dr. Lewis grew up in Raleigh, NC and received her Bachelor’s degree from Duke University. She received her VMD from the University of Pennsylvania and then completed a rotating internship, a neurology and neurosurgery residency and a PhD in comparative biomedical sciences, all at NC State. She then spent 5.5 years on faculty at Purdue University before returning to NC State.
Her research interests include neurotrauma with a focus on spinal cord injury in dogs.


BS Biology Duke 2002

VMD University of Pennsylvania 2010

Small animal rotating internship NC State 2010-2011

Neurology/neurosurgery residency NC State 2011-2014

Board certification (Diplomate ACVIM (Neurology)) 2014

PhD Comparative Biomedical Sciences 2017

Area(s) of Expertise

Neurology, neurosurgery, spinal cord injury, electrodiagnostics


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