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Joseph LeMaster, MD, Family Medicine, Kansas City, KS, The University of Kansas Hospital

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Family Medicine Kansas City, KS

Hospital Medicine/Hospitalist

Professor, Research Division Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University Kansas School of Medicine

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Summary

  • Dr. Joseph W LeMaster is a family physician in Kansas City, KS and is affiliated with The University of Kansas Health System. He received his medical degree from University of Kansas School of Medicine and has been in practice 32 years. He specializes in primary care, with a special emphasis on care to refugees and immigrants, and is experienced in public health and participatory health research. He regularly teaches medical students using case-based methods.

Education & Training

  • University of Washington
    University of WashingtonMPH, Epidemiology, 2000 - 2002
  • London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical MedicineM.Sc., Public Health in Developing Countries, 1994
  • John Peter Smith Hospital (Tarrant County Hospital District)
    John Peter Smith Hospital (Tarrant County Hospital District)Residency, Family Medicine, 1985 - 1988
  • University of Kansas School of Medicine
    University of Kansas School of MedicineClass of 1985
  • Boise State University
    Boise State UniversityB.Sc., Health Sciences, 1981
  • Northwest Nazarene University
    Northwest Nazarene UniversityB.A., Psychology, Summa Cum Laude, 1979

Certifications & Licensure

  • MO State Medical License
    MO State Medical License 2002 - 2023
  • WA State Medical License
    WA State Medical License 2000 - 2002
  • KS State Medical License
    KS State Medical License 1988 - 2022
  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 1986 - 2000
  • American Board of Family Medicine Family Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Rainbow Award Medical Student Association of the University of Kansas, 2016
  • Finalist, KUMC Rainbow Award 2012
  • International Medicine Award, (offered annually to an individual who has made a significant contribution to health in developing nations) Institute for International Medicine, 2010
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Bike, walk, and wheel: away of life in Columbia, Missouri, revisited  
    Sayers SP, LeMaster JW, Thomas IM, Petroski GF, Ge B, Am J Prev Med, 1/1/2012
  • Playgrounds without Borders: methods for a playground environmental intervention among US schoolchildren  
    LeMaster JW, Matisziw T, McElroy J, Nilon C, Sayers SP, Wilhelm Stanis S, Intern J of Epidemiology, 1/1/2011
  • Exercise and Type 2 Diabetes: The American College of Sports Medicine and the American Diabetes Association: joint position statement  
    Colberg SR, Segal RJ et al, Diabetes Care, 1/1/2010
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Books/Book Chapters

Abstracts/Posters

  • Cultural competency in 4th year medical students.
    Parker M., Siemons G., Flint M., Lemaster J, Research Day, University of Kansas School of Medicine, 1/1/2014
  • Development of an international coalition to set an agenda for participatory primary care practice interventions with patients from immigrant communities
    Jeanetta S, LeMaster J, Staiculescul I, Canfield S, North American Primary Care Research Group, Ottowa, Canada, 1/9/2013
  • The Chautari Study: Trauma-informed yoga therapy to reduce generalized pain in refugee women.
    LeMaster J, Cardin C, LeMaster J. (Mrs.), Siwakoti S, North American Primary Care Research Group, Ottowa, Canada, 1/9/2013
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Lectures

  • Practice-Based Research Networks: The Laboratories of Family Medicine 
  • Social Determinants of Health: Access to Health Care 
    1/1/2017
  • Healthcare access for all: A Kansas Doctor’s Story. 
    1/27/2016
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Other

  • Diabetes and tooth loss in a national sample of dentate adults reporting annual dental visits. 
    Kapp JMK, Boren SA, Yun S, LeMaster J, Prev Chronic Dis
    http://www.cdc.gov/pcd/issues/2007/July/06_0134.htm
    1/1/2007
  • Racial disparities in diabetes-related preventive care: results from the Missouri Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. Prev Chronic Dis [serial online] 
    LeMaster JW, Chanetsa F, Kapp JM, Waterman BM
    http://www.cdc.gov/pcd/issues/2006/July/05_0145.htm
    1/1/2006
  • The use of tuberculin surveys in the management of case-finding in developing countries. 
    LeMaster J, Master of Science, Public Health in Developing Countries Thesis
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine - 1/1/1994

Press Mentions

  • The Latest: Stay-at-Home Order Goes into Effect Tuesday; Johnson County Reports First Death from COVID-19
    The Latest: Stay-at-Home Order Goes into Effect Tuesday; Johnson County Reports First Death from COVID-19March 23rd, 2020
  • As Vaccines Roll Out, It’s No Time for Republicans to Shoot down Kansas Mask Mandate
    As Vaccines Roll Out, It’s No Time for Republicans to Shoot down Kansas Mask MandateMarch 29th, 2021
  • North Kansas City Under COVID Mask Mandate Regardless of Vaccination Status
    North Kansas City Under COVID Mask Mandate Regardless of Vaccination StatusAugust 6th, 2021
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Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Nepali

Hospital Affiliations