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: 
Chief, Pediatric Cardiology
Faculty Rank: 
Assistant 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 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 Chief of Pediatric Cardiology at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, MD. He has served in prior operational assignments in Germany, Iraq, and Afghanistan.

Representative publications, projects, and/or deployments

  • Walter Reed Master Clinician Recognition (2017)
  • The Cosmos Club
  • Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Medical Society
  • Product Line Chair, National Capital Region Pediatric Cardiology (2014-present)
  • Clerkship Director, Walter Reed Pediatric and Adult Congenital Cardiology (2013-2016)
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Gupta LJ and May JW. Managing a “new” murmur in healthy children and teens. Clinical Pediatrics. 2016 Jun;5(4):357-362.
  • 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]
  • 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.
  • Carter EL, Burklow TR, Hitt JR, May JW. Clinical impact of a novel patch ambulatory rhythm monitor in children. American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference (Section on Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery), September 15, 2017.
  • Johnescu KJ, Peterson PG, Villines TC, May JW. Use of ultra-low dose CT-angiography to rule out malignant coronary anomalies in pediatric patients. National Capital Region Research Symposium, May 3, 2017.
  • God B, Needleman M, May J. An unusual case of reversible heart failure with apparent Mobitz II atrioventricular block in a teenage male. American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference (Section on Uniformed Services), October 23, 2016.
  • Gupta LJ and May JW. Does the presence of a “new” murmur predict cardiac pathology in otherwise asymptomatic children and adolescents? American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference (Section on Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery), October 23, 2015.