Jordan Gaines Lewis

Neuroscientist Jordan Gaines Lewis received her PhD from Pennsylvania State University. She is now an inaugural William Penn Fellow working to understand the opioid epidemic in Pennsylvania. She is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Penn State College of Medicine studying mechanisms underlying the relationship between obesity and sleep apnea.


  • 2011–2016
    Doctor of Philosophy, Neuroscience, Penn State College of Medicine
  • 2007–2011
    Bachelor of Arts, Biology & Neuroscience, St. Mary's College of Maryland