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Dr Adam Lewis
Honorary Senior Lecturer

Mary Seacole Building 201


I work in the Department of Health 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 and Research Proposal to BSc students

MSc research dissertation 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

Steinmann, J., Lewis, A., Ellmers, TJ., Jones, M., MacBean, V. and Kal, E. (2023) 'Validating the Breathing Vigilance Questionnaire for use in Dysfunctional Breathing'. European Respiratory Journal, 61 (6). pp. 2300031 - 2300031. ISSN: 0903-1936 Open Access Link

Journal article

Buttery, S., Banya, W., Boyd, E., Buckley, J., Greening, N., Housely, K., et al. (2023) 'Lung volume reduction surgery versus endobronchial valves: a randomised controlled trial'. European Respiratory Journal, 61 (4). pp. 1 - 14. ISSN: 0903-1936 Open Access Link

Journal article

Grillo, L., Russell, A-M., Shannon, H., Cullinan, P. and Lewis, A. (2023) 'The Physiotherapy Assessment of Breathing Pattern Disorder: A Qualitative evaluation'. BMJ Open Respiratory Research, 10 (1). pp. 1 - 9. ISSN: 2052-4439 Open Access Link

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Lewis, A. and Osadnik, CR. (2022) 'Changing practice by changing pressures: A role for oscillating positive expiratory pressure in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease'. Thorax, 78 (2). pp. 113 - 115. ISSN: 0040-6376 Open Access Link

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Philip, KEJ., Owles, H., McVey, S., Pagnuco, T., Bruce, K., Brunjes, H., et al. (2022) 'An online breathing and wellbeing programme (ENO Breathe) for people with persistent symptoms following COVID-19: a parallel-group, single-blind, randomised controlled trial'. The Lancet Respiratory Medicine, 10 (9). pp. 851 - 862. ISSN: 2213-2600 Open Access Link

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