Top 100 Leaders
Lewis Lefkowitz, Jr.
MD, Distinguished Faculty and Professor Emeritus
Recognized for his service as teacher, mentor, advisor, and colleague of students, graduates, and faculty of the School of Nursing for 43 years including the interprofessional Student Health Coalition, Vanderbilt’s nurse practitioner degree programs, and the School’s innovative community-based Human Development course. He was preceptor and clinical colleague of the Vanderbilt nurse practitioners, working at the Cayce Homes Community Clinic, the Lynchburg Community Clinic and the Vine Hill Clinic. He has promoted collegial collaborations between medicine and nursing within and beyond Vanderbilt and has been among nursing’s many advocates before the State Licensing Board.