I work in the Department of Clinical Sciences on a mixed teaching and research contract. My specialist interests are in chronic respiratory disease (particularly COPD), pulmonary rehabilitation, Arts in Health, Lung Volume Reduction, remote monitoring and breathlessness management. I teach on BSc and MSc physiotherapy and ACP modules. I also hold an honorary research contract with The Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust and aim to build collaborations between clinicians and researchers within the Academic Health Science Centre.
2013 – Ph.D University of Southampton.
Thesis Title: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Patient Experiences of COPD and Pulmonary Rehabilitation: An Applied Phenomenological Study.
2007 - BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy (First Class). University of Southampton.
Tutorial lecturer on Rehabilitation 1 module to first year students
Module lead for Research Methods to BSc second year students
BSc research proposal supervisor
MSc research dissertation supervisor supervisor
Tutorial lecturer and modulator on BSc respiratory module
Tutorial Lecturer and modulator on MSc respiratory module
Tutorial lecturer on Professional Practice module for third year BSc students
Newest selected publications
Lewis, A., Knight, E., Bland, M., Middleton, J., Mitchell, E., McCrum, K., (2021) 'The feasibility of an online platform delivery of pulmonary rehabilitation for individuals with chronic respiratory disease'. BMJ Open Respiratory Research, 8 (1). pp. e000880 - e000880. ISSN: 2052-4439 Open Access Linket al.
Garner, J., Biddiscombe, MF., Meah, S., Lewis, A., Buttery, SC., Hopkinson, NS., (2021) 'Endobronchial Valve Lung Volume Reduction and Small Airways Function'. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. pp. 1 - 10. ISSN: 1073-449X Open Access Linket al.
Philip, KEJ., Lewis, A., Buttery, S., McCabe, C., Fancourt, D., Orton, C., (2021) 'Aerosol transmission of SARS-CoV-2: inhalation as well as exhalation matters'. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, in press (8). pp. 1041 - 1042. ISSN: 1073-449X Open Access Linket al.
Buttery, SC., Lewis, A., Kemp, SV., Banya, W., Quint, JK., Steiner, MC. and (2020) 'Lung volume reduction eligibility in patients with COPD completing pulmonary rehabilitation: results from the UK National Asthma and COPD Audit Programme'. BMJ Open, 10 (11). pp. e040942 - e040942. ISSN: 2044-6055 Open Access Linket al.
Philip, KEJ., Lewis, A., Jeffery, E., Buttery, S., Cave, P., Cristiano, D., (2020) 'Moving singing for lung health online in response to COVID-19: experience from a randomised controlled trial'. BMJ Open Respiratory Research, 7 (1). pp. e000737 - e000737. ISSN: 2052-4439 Open Access Linket al.