Joseph May, MD, MPH

Joseph W. May, MD, MPH, Lieutenant Colonel, Army

Name: Joseph W. May, MD, MPH, Lieutenant Colonel, Army

USU Department of Primary Appointment: 
Pediatrics
Title: 
Army Assistant Chief, Graduate Medical Education & Graduate Dental Education
Faculty Rank: 
Associate Professor
Location: 
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD

Research Interests:
Clinical impact of a novel patch ambulatory rhythm monitor in children
Management of a "new" murmur in healthy children and teens

Office Phone: 
(301) 295-4959

Education

Graduate Medical Education:
Fellowship: Pediatric Cardiology, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA (2009-2012)
Residency: Pediatrics, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC (2005-2007)
Internship: Pediatrics, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC (2004-2005)

Medical Education:
MD: Pennsylvania State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA (2000-2004)

Graduate Education:
MPH: University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA (2010-2012)

Undergraduate Education:
BA: Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD (1996-2000)

Biography

Joseph May, MD, MPH, FAAP, FACC is a Lieutenant Colonel in the US Army with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Natural Science (Public Health) from the Johns Hopkins University, a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and his medical degree from Pennsylvania State College of Medicine. He completed a residency in Pediatrics at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and a fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology at Stanford University Medical Center. He currently serves as Army Assistant Chief of Graduate Medical Education & Graduate Dental Education at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and as Assistant Chief of the Department of Pediatrics at Walter Reed. He has served in prior operational assignments in Germany, Iraq, and Afghanistan.

Representative publications, projects, and/or deployments

  • Walter Reed Master Clinician Recognition
  • Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Medical Society
  • The Cosmos Club
  • Chief, Pediatric Cardiology Division, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (2014-2018)
  • Product Line Chair, National Capital Region Pediatric Cardiology (2014-2018)
  • Clerkship Director, Walter Reed Pediatric and Adult Congenital Cardiology (2013-2017)
  • Staff Pediatric Cardiologist, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (2012-2014)
  • Field Surgeon (PROFIS), 3rd Squadron, 71st Infantry Regiment, Paktika Province, Afghanistan (2013-2014)
  • Brigade Surgeon, 2nd Brigade, 1st Armored Division, Baghdad, Iraq (2008-2009)
  • Brigade Surgeon, 2nd Brigade, 1st Armored Division, Baumholder, Germany (2007-2008)

Bibliography

  • May JW, Cardiology, In: Pediatric Surgery and Medicine for Hostile Environments, Second Edition, Creamer KM and Fuenfer MM, eds., Borden Institute, 431-443, 2016.
  • May JW, Carter EL, Hitt JR, Burklow TR. Clinical impact of a novel ambulatory rhythm monitor in children. Cardiol Young. 2018 Oct;10:1134-40. [Epub 10 July 2018].
  • May JW, Congenital heart disease in the military: what we need to know. American College of Cardiology’s congenital heart disease and pediatric cardiology clinical topic collection (August 29, 2018) https://www.acc.org/latest-in-cardiology/articles/2018/08/29/06/54/congenital-heart-disease-in-the-military
  • Folker C and May J. Index of suspicion: an 11-month-old boy with new bradycardia. Pediatr Review. 2019 Jan;40(1):42-45.
  • Pasman EA, Needleman M, May JW. Late recovery of sinus rhythm following perioperative complete atrioventricular block in a child with congenitally corrected transposition. Ann Pediatr Cardiol. 2018 Sep-Dec;11:297-9.
  • Weber L, May J, Needleman M. Pre-operative voltage mapping in Ebstein’s anomaly: can we make the late arrhythmogenic mortality following the cone procedure zero? Cardiol Young. 2017 Mar;27(2):373-374.
  • Pinches H, Dobbins K, May J, Lopreiato J. Asymptomatic Kawasaki disease in a 3 month old infant. Pediatrics. 2016 Aug;138(2):e20153936. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Gupta LJ and May JW. Managing a “new” murmur in healthy children and teens. Clinical Pediatrics. 2016 Jun;5(4):357-362.
  • Khoury M, Kallile M, May J, Punn R. Systemic hypertension in an infant with unrepaired tetralogy of Fallot: case report. Cardiol Young. 2012 Nov 13:1-3.
  • May JW and Shmorhun DP. Migration of an abandoned pacemaker into the pouch of Douglas in a child with complex congenital heart disease. Pacing and Clinical Electrophys. 2007 Jul;30(7):910-11.