Charles W.   LeHew   Ph.D.
phone
312-996-1983
location
College of Dentistry
801 S. Paulina
Chicago
IL
60612
  • Charles W.
  • LeHew
  • PhD
  • Research Assistant Professor
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Biographic Summary

Dr. LeHew is an evaluator and investigator with extensive experience developing, implementing, and evaluating community-based oral health programming, primarily directed at prevention and early detection of oral and pharyngeal cancers.  His focus is promotion of inter-professional models of healthcare delivery.

Education & Career

  • BA, Millikin University, Decatur, IL
  • MA, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
  • MPA, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • Associate Member, Cancer Center, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Research Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, University of Illinois at Chicago

Publications

Thacker KK, Kaste LM, Homsi KD, LeHew CW. An Assessment of Oral Cancer Curricula in Dental Hygiene Programmes: Implications for Cancer Control. Int. J. Dent. Hyg., 2015 June 9, epub ahead of print.

LeHew CW.  Challenges in community-based head and neck cancer prevention programs, Chapter 5 in J Radosevich (Ed.) Head and Neck Cancer: Current Perspectives, Advances, and Challenges.  Dordrecht, the Netherlands: Springer Science + Business Media B.V. (2013).

LeHew CW, Epstein JB, Kaste LM, Choi YK.  Assessing Oral Cancer Early Detection: Clarifying Dentists’ Practices.  Journal of Public Health Dentistry, Spring 2010; 70(2): 93-100.

LeHew CW, Epstein JB, Koerber A, Kaste LM.  Pilot Study of the Impact of Oral Cancer Prevention and Early Detection Training on Medical Clinicians’ Perceptions and Intentions.  Ear, Nose, & Throat, 2009; 88(1): 748-753.

Manfredi C, LeHew CW. Why Implementation Processes Vary Across the “5 A’s” of the Smoking Cessation Guideline: Administrators’ Perspectives.  Nicotine and Tobacco Research 2008;10(11):1597-1607.