Meet Our PACE Team

Alexandra Guillaume, MDAlexandra Guillaume, MD
Faculty Advisor

Dr. Guillaume is a board-certified gastroenterologist with expertise in the evaluation and management of motility disorders of the gastrointestinal tract. She is the Director of the Stony Brook University Hospital Gastrointestinal Motility Center which specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of feeding and swallowing disorders, luminal motility disorders such as gastroparesis or constipation, refractory GERD, irritable bowel syndrome and small intestinal bacterial overgrowth. Under the leadership of Dr. Guillaume, the motility center provides high resolution esophageal and anorectal manometry, esophageal pH testing, hydrogen breath tests, as well as Smart Pill, the only motility test to provide a complete transit profile of the entire GI tract.

Dr. Guillaume graduated from the Tufts University School of Medicine. She then completed Internal Medicine residency at New York University Medical Center prior to joining the GI fellowship program at Stony Brook University Hospital. She also has additional fellowship training in the management of enteral and parenteral nutrition from NY Presbyterian Hospital – Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Guillaume has been selected by the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy as one of only 20 women this year to be a part of the Leadership Education and Development Program (LEAD) which offers women gastroenterologists of all backgrounds an opportunity to enhance and energize their leadership and career skills through education, coaching and building professional networks.

Jedan Phillips, MDJedan Phillips, MD
Faculty Advisor

Jedan Phillips, MD, Associate Professor of Family, Population and Preventive Medicine at the Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University, and Associate Dean for Minority Student Affairs, joined the School of Medicine faculty in 2005. He has since served on the School’s admissions committee, is a faculty advisor for the Stony Brook Chapter the Student National Medical Association (SNMA), and is Director of Stony Brook HOME, the student-run outreach clinic.

Dr. Phillips holds clinical and educational positions at Stony Brook Medicine and is a community advocate for preventive and primary medical care services for the underserved living in Long Island communities. He has won numerous awards, including the Gold Humanism Award for modeling the very best qualities of a compassionate physician; induction into the medical honor society, Alpha Omega Alpha; the Michael Maffetone Service Award, and the establishment of the Jedan Phillips Service award in honor of his service.

Dr. Phillips received his MD degree from the University of Maryland and his Bachelor’s degree from Johns Hopkins University.

Inel J. Lewis, MPAInel J. Lewis, MPA

Inel J. Lewis, MPA serves as a Director, Renaissance School of Medicine, Diversity Initiatives in addition to being the Director of the PACE Program. 

"Ms Inel" as she is affectionately known by faculty, staff and students, is also a pre-med advisor, a staff advisor to the SNMA medical student organization, as well as staff support to the SOM's Faculty Diversity Advisory Council and Faculty Diversity Ambassadors Council.  She is the advisor to the Stony Brook Chapter of the Minority Association of Pre-Health Students (MAPS). 

A native Michigander, prior to relocating to New York, she served as a Manager in the Diversity & Career Development Office at the University of Michigan Medical School.  Prior to that position, she served as a Residency Program Coordinator and CME Director at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, the Jules Stein Eye Institute at The Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA and the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science.