Alan Lewandowski, B.A.'75, M.A.'79, Guest Professor in Military Science and Leadership

Photo of Alan LewandowskiDr. Alan Lewandowski is a doctor of clinical psychology and the only board-certified clinical neuropsychologist in southwest Michigan. He directs a private neuropsychology practice that evaluates and treats children and adults with a broad range of neurological illnesses. He completed his undergraduate course work at Western Michigan University, his doctoral work at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and his residency training with the United States Department of Defense and Department of the Army, Medical Department. Lewandowski attended the military science program and was designated as a Distinguished Military Student and a Distinguished Military Graduate upon graduation from WMU and commission into the US Army. He is a graduate of the U.S. Army Airborne School and served on active duty with the U.S. Army at Walter Reed Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas and with the 4th Infantry Division.

Lewandowski holds hospital privileges at Borgess Medical Center and Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo, consults to Level I and II trauma centers, is active in teaching resident physicians in the neuropsychological aspects of emergency and trauma medicine, holds adjunct appointments at Michigan State University Medical School in the Department of Pediatrics (KCMS), and at Western Michigan University in the Departments of Psychology, Military Science and Leadership, Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology and the College of Health and Human Services. He is a visiting instructor in neuroanatomy in the College of Health Sciences at Marquette University.

Lewandowski has over thirty publications in areas covering substance abuse, neurologically at-risk children, motivation, and the effects of experimental medications on the brain and behavior, medication compliance, neuropsychology, comparative psychology and the effects of pharmaceutical compounds on human performance. He is a member of the Professional Advisory Committee at the Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan and serves as a consultant to the Air Pollution and Respiratory Infection at the Centers for Disease Control, the state of Michigan Department of Education, the U.S. Department of Defense, Military Operational Medicine and U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel.

Lewandowski is active in a number of professional organizations, including the American College of Professional Neuropsychology, the American Psychological Association, National Academy of Neuropsychology, International Neuropsychological Society and the Midwest Neuropsychology Group. He chairs the board of ethics for the Michigan Psychological Association, holds a Certificate of Professional Qualification in Psychology from the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards and Registration through the National Register of Health Providers in Psychology.