As a health services researcher and evidence-based guideline developer, Dr. Lewis currently serves as President of EBQ Consulting, leading a 24-member team offering methodology, data analyses, library research, and additional services supporting systematic reviews and guidelines. Previously, she served as the Chief Guidelines Officer and Executive Director of the nonprofit-facing GROWTH division of Doctor Evidence and Assistant Vice President overseeing guideline development and quality improvement at the American College of Chest Physicians.
Dr. Lewis was invited to host the Guidelines International Network’s first US conference (Chicago, 2010) and is a founding member and Past Chair of GIN/North America. She helped organize 3 E-GAPPS conferences; the Mexico International Forum; and Consumers United for Evidence-based healthcare (CUE) Summit.
Dr. Lewis (ORCID ID) has published more than 30 guideline and peer-reviewed publications on guideline methodology and EBM. She was invited to address 5 Institute of Medicine panels; served as faculty for EBM courses and webinars; and consulted for institutional review boards and methodology committees. She presented her work on developing the living guidelines model, trustworthy consensus-based statements, conflict-of-interest policies, anti-tobacco advocacy, technology platforms for evidence curation and analyses, and other topics at professional conferences across the globe.