Joseph LeMaster, MD, MPH

KUMC-Associate Professor


MPH

Epidemiology: University of Washington; Seattle, WA

MSc Program

Public Health in Developing Countries; London School of Hydiene and Tropical Medicine; UK

MD

University of Kansas; Kansas City, KS

Recent Honors and Awards

2012 - Finalist, KUMC Rainbow Award

Recent Publications

Greiner KA, Daley CM, Epp A, James A, Yeh H, Geana M, Born W, Engelman KK, Shellhorn J, Hester CM, LeMaster J, Buckles D, Ellerbeck EF. "Implementation intentions and colorectal cancer screening: A randomized trial within a mixed race/ethnicity safety-net clinic population." Am J Prev Med. 2014 Dec;47(6):703-14. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2014.08.005. Epub 2014 Nov 18.

LeMaster JW, McCloskey C, Cardin-Kleffner C, LeMaster JA, Siwakoti T. "The Chautari Study: Trauma-informed yoga therapy to reduce generalized pain and psychological distress in Bhutanese refugee women." Int. Journal of Yoga Therapy. 2014; 24 (Supp. 2): 18-19.

Allen MK, Salsberg J, Knot M, LeMaster JW, Felszen M, Westfall JM, Herbert C, Gonzales G, Vickery K, Culhane-Pera K, Ramsden VR, Zittleman L, Martin RA, Macaulay AC, Adding Process to Principles in Participatory Health Research, 2013 Annals of Family Medicine.

Greiner KA, Daley CM, Epp A, James A, Yeh H, Geana M, Born W, Engelman KK, Shellhorn J, Hester CM, LeMaster J, Buckles D, Ellerbeck EF. Implementation intentions and colorectal cancer screening: A randomized trial within a mixed race/ethnicity safety-net clinic population, 2013 Am. J Prev Med.

Kruse RL, Olsberg JE, Shigaki CL, Parker Oliver DR, Vetter-Smith MJ, Day TM, LeMaster JW. Communication during patient-provider encounters regarding diabetes self-management. Fam Medi 2013 Jul-Aug; 45(7)-475-83.

Vetter-Smith, MJ, LeMaster JW, Kruse RL, Day TM, Olsberg JE, Mehr DR. Providing diabetes self-management support in rural primary care clinics with nurse partners. doi: 10.1177/0193945911436106 West J Nurs Res, Feb 6 2012.

Sayers SP, LeMaster JW, Thomas IM, Petroski GF, Ge B. Bike, walk, and wheel: away of life in Columbia, Missouri, revisited. Am J Prev Med. 2012 Nov;43(5 Suppl 4):S379-83.

Sayers SP, LeMaster JW, Thomas IM, Petroski GF, Ge B. A Walking School Bus program: impact on physical activity in elementary school children in Columbia, Missouri. 2012, American J. of Prev. Med, 43(5S4):S384 -S389.

Kruse RL, Olsberg JE, Oliver DP, Shigaki CL, Vetter-Smith MJ, LeMaster JW. Patient-provider communication about diabetes self-care activities. Fam Med May 2012; 45(5): 319-22.

Mueller MJ, Tuttle LJ, LeMaster JW, Strube MJ, McGill JB, Hastings MK, Sinacore DR. A weight-bearing versus non-weight-bearing exercise program for people with diabetes and peripheral neuropathy: A randomized controlled trial. Arch Phys Med Rehab 2013 May; 94(5): 829-38. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2012.12.015. Epub 2012 Dec 28.

Recent Presentations

LeMaster J, Kluding P. "Decreased Fatigue Following Supervised Exercise in People with Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy" American Diabetes Association's 74th Scientific Sessions, June 13-17, 2014 in San Francisco, California.

LeMaster J. "Healthcare provider skill-training to serve global populations: evaluating the curricula." AAFP Global Health workshop,  LaJolla CA Sept 11-13, 2014

LeMaster J. "The Chautari Study: Trauma-Informed Yoga Therapy to Reduce Generalized Pain in Refugee Women." International Assoc. of Yoga Therapists Scientific Yoga Research Conference, Kripalu MA, Sept. 23, 2014

LeMaster J. "Cultural Agility: You Don't Know What You Don't Know. Techniques for Navigating Health with Vulnerable Populations" University of Missouri, Oct 24, 2014

LeMaster J. "Implementation Intentions and Colorectal Cancer Screening: A Randomized Trial in Safety-Net Clinics (Distinguished presentation, given on behalf of Allen Greiner), North American Primary Care Research Group, New York, NY, Nov 21, 2014

LeMaster J. Pre-Migration Trauma, Psychological Health and Acculturation in Iraqi Refugees and Arab Immigrants to the U.S.: A Longitudinal Study, North American Primary Care Research Group, New York, NY, Nov 21, 2014

LeMaster J. "Giving and Taking Away: What role do recess staff play in physical activity at recess?" MU Childhood Obesity Symposium, A Healthy & Fit Missouri: Innovative Discoveries and Promising Practices. Oct 10, 2013 University of Missouri

LeMaster J. International Coalition to promote a research agenda: understanding language discordance among refugees and immigrants in primary care consultations, McGill visiting professorship April 2-8 2013

LeMaster J. International Coalition to promote a research agenda: understanding language discordance among refugees and immigrants in primary care consultations, International Collaborative for Primary Health Research, Newcastle University UK, May 4-7. 2013

LeMaster J. Caring for Limited English speaking patients: exploring the patient-provider relationship from the provider perspective. North American Primary Care Research Group, Ottowa CA Nov 9-13, 2013.

LeMaster J, Hickman T. Increases in healthcare access among linguistically-isolated immigrants arising from the 2010 Affordable Care Act: Projections and Workforce implications" AAMC Annual Workforce Conference, May 3, 2013

LeMaster J, Cardin C, LeMaster J. (Mrs.), Siwakoti S. The Chautari Study: Trauma-informed yoga therapy to reduce generalized pain in refugee women. North American Primary Care Research Group, Ottowa CA Nov 9-13, 2013.

Jeanetta S, LeMaster J, Staiculescul I, Canfield S. Development of an international coalition to set an agenda for participatory primary care practice interventions with patients from immigrant communities, North American Primary Care Research Group, Ottowa CA Nov 9-13, 2013.

LeMaster J. "Refugee stress-reduction intervention", Senior Investigator Learning Community, North American Primary Care Research Group Presentations (New Orleans, LA, Nov. 2012).

Kruse R, Olsberg J. LeMaster J. Reading Between The Lines: An Analysis of Patient-provider Interactions At Five Family Medicine Clinics. Annual Spring Conference, Society of Teachers of Family Medicne, April 25-=29, 2012.

LeMaster J, Kruse R. Initial Hba1c Value Is The Best Predictor of Subsequent Hba1c Trajectory. Annual Spring Conference, Society of Teachers of Family Medicne, April 25--29, 2012.

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