Sheri Lewis

Research & Applications Program Area Mgr
The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

Sheri Lewis, Principal Professional Staff member at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), is the Research and Applications Program Area Manager within APL’s National Health Mission Area. In this capacity, Ms. Lewis oversees technical aspects of a range of programs spanning a variety of health topics including systems biology, neurological health and human performance, health surveillance and biomechanics.

Prior to assuming the role of Program Area Manager, Ms. Lewis led APL’s program in health surveillance for over ten years. As the program manager, she worked closely with both US and international public health communities, as well as local, state and federal entities, on the development and implementation of electronic disease surveillance systems, mobile health applications, and the development of advanced analytics for the prediction and modeling of emerging infectious diseases.

Ms. Lewis has been recognized as an expert in disease surveillance, and as a result, is an invited reviewer for several journals, has been asked to both edit or contribute to numerous textbooks, and recently co‐edited a disease surveillance textbook focused on global health security. Additionally, Ms. Lewis represents JHU/APL on the steering committees for JHU’s Global mHealth Initiative and Alliance for a Healthier World and is a Board Member for the International Society of Disease Surveillance.

Ms. Lewis holds degrees in Biology and Public Health.

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