Adam Lewno, DO
PGY-4

Research Projects
PM&R Interest Group Student Fair to promote the growth of PM&R. Mentor: Dr. Brad Dicianno. 2015(.(Grant awarded from the Association of Academic Physiatrists)

Embrace Dance Projec. Mentor: Dr. M. Miknevich (UPMC) and Dr. A.Kirby (Jefferson Hospital)

UPMC Mercy Internal Medicine Osteopathic Curriculum Mentor: Dr. J. Ward (UPMC Mercy Department of Medicine)

Traumatic Brain Injury Disorders of Consciousness. Mentor: Dr. Cara Camiolo-Reddy and Dr. Gary Galang

Adult Spina Bifida Identification Card. Mentor: Dr. Brad Dicianno

Transitions of Care: Role of Verbal Signout. In collaboration with Victoria Treadway, MD, Gerald Nora, MD, David Itskevich, DO. Mentor: Dr. Julie Lanphere

Epidemiology of Injuries in Swimmers. Mentors: Dr. David Stone and Dr. Eric Helm

Ultrasound Evaluation of Shoulder Injuries in Swimmers. Mentors: Dr. Eric Helm and Dr. Matthew Maxwell

Osteopathic Curriculum in Residency. Mentor: Dr. John Ward (Director, AOA program, UPMC Mercy)

Scholarly Activity
Publications:
Brane LB, Carson R, Susmarski AJ, Lewno AJ, Dicianno BE. Changing Perception: Outcomes from a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Medical Student Interest Fair. American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Accepted May 2016

Haffey, P, Lewno AJ. Student Perspective: Making Yourself Competitive for PM&R Residencies. Journal of Osteopathic Physiatry. Volume 1:1, pp 21

Houtrow A., Lewno AJ. Autonomic Dysreflexia. An UPMC Patient Education Brochure. August 2012

Presentations:
Right Hand Dystonia in a Professional Musician. Lewno AJ, Munin M, Helm E. ACSM Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, June 2016

The Role of Physiatry in Neurotruama. Lewno AJ. Oral presentation to University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine PM&R Interest Club. Pittsburgh, PA. May 3, 2016.

Residency and Interviews: What is there to Know -Oral residency Panel. Lewno AJ, Hatgis J, Fredericks B, Gruner M, Chambers L. AOCPMR Midyear Meeting. Philadelphia, PA. March 2016

Disorders of Consciousness. Lewno AJ. Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Lunch and Learn Lecture series. Pittsburgh, PA. November 20th, 2015

Thoracic Back Pain in Collegiate Cross Country Runner. Lewno AJ, Helm E. ACSM Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, May 2015

Track to Physical Medicine and Rehab: Oral Residency Panel. Lewno, AJ, Mahajer A, Hatgis J, Fredericks B. AOCPMR Midyear Meeting. Atlantic City, NJ. April 5th, 2014

PMR topics: Disability Determination. Lewno AJ, and Miknevich M. UPMC Mercy Internal Medicine Residency Didactics. Request of Dr. Kiazand (UPMC IM) and Dr. Miknevich (UPMC PMR). Pittsburgh, PA. February 2nd, 2015

OMT in Low Back Pain: Oral presentation and workshop. Lewno AJ, Mahajer A. AOCPMR Midyear Meeting. Atlantic City, NJ. April 6th, 2014

Track to Physical Medicine and Rehab (panel discussion). American Osteopathic College of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Mid-Year Conference, 2014

UPMC Mercy Internal Medicine Osteopathic Didactics:
Osteopathic Structural Evaluation and Diagnosis Part 1: Static exam, Cervical and Thoracic spine. July 2016.
Osteopathic Treatment of the Lower Extremity and Part 1 of Sports. January 2016
Osteopathic Treatment of the Pelvic and Sacrum. December 2015.
Osteopathic Treatment of the Thoracic Spine and Ribs. November 2015.
Osteopathic Treatment of the Lumbar Spine. October 2015.
Osteopathic Structural Evaluation and Diagnosis Part 2: Lumbar spine and the Pelvis. September 2015.
Osteopathic Structural Evaluation and Diagnosis Part 1: Static exam, Cervical and Thoracic spine. August 2015.
Introduction to Osteopathic Manipulation. July 2015.
OMT in the Female Patient. April 2015.

Posters:
Osseous Integration: From Pain to Dancing.A Lewno, MM Miknevich. AOCPMR Midyear Meeting, San Antonio, TX, April 2015.

Osseous Integration: From Pain to Dancing. A Lewno, MM Miknevich.UPMC Mercy Research Day. May 2015.

Disorders of Consciousness: When the FIM Scores Mislead. A Lewno, C. Camiolo-Reddy. AAP Annual Meeting, Sacramento, CA, February 2016

Disorders of Consciousness: When the FIM Scores Mislead. A Lewno, C. Camiolo-Reddy.UPMC Mercy Research Day. May 2016

Disorders of Consciousness: When the FIM Scores Mislead. A Lewno, C. Camiolo-Reddy. UPMC Rehab Institute Day. May 2016

Tied in Knots: Abdominal Pain in an Adolescent Female Runner. A Lewno, A. Dumont. AOCPMR Midyear Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, March 2016

Awards
UPMC PM&R Traumatic Brain Injury Award of Excellence (2016)

Why did you choose UPMC residency program?
I had a chance to visit Pittsburgh a few times as a medical student and each time I was amazed by how well the residents got along. They didn’t seem like coworkers but a large family. A crazy smart large family that seemed exhilarating to be part of.

Career Interests
Clinical: MSK, performing arts medicine, TBI, amputee, stroke

Research: Repetitive injuries in swimmers, OMM education and application, adaptive sports, disorders of consciousness in TBI

Medical School: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, Lewisburg, WV

Undergraduate: Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

Hometown: Racine, WI

Personal Interests
Swimming, running, Salsa dance
Cooking
Exploring new cities