MBA, Anderson School of Management, University of New Mexico 2004
DC, Logan College of Chiropractic 1972
Office Location: Eleanor N. Dana Hall, Room 3
Telephone: (203) 576-4880
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James completed his MBA at the University of New Mexico and doctorate in chiropractic medicine at the Logan College of Chiropractic in St. Louis, Missouri.
He is a member of the American Chiropractic Association, American Academy of Chiropractic Orthopedists, Florida Chiropractic Physician Association, New Mexico Chiropractic Association, and the Connecticut Chiropractic Association.
Dr. Lehman provided healthcare services in private practice and with a large group practice/hospital for over 33 years in New Mexico. His chiropractic practice involved the evaluation and management of musculoskeletal conditions, which included a variety of diseases and neuromusculoskeletal conditions.
Prior to moving to Connecticut, Dr. Lehman practiced in Albuquerque, New Mexico, served as a chiropractic orthopedist at the Lovelace Medical Center, and mentored fourth year medical clerks as an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine.
Currently, Dr. Lehman is an Associate Professor of Clinical Sciences and Director of Health Sciences Postgraduate Education at the University of Bridgeport. He is board-certified as a chiropractic orthopedist, teaches orthopedic and neurological examination, and provides clinical rotations in sports medicine and neuromusculoskeletal medicine. James serves as the team chiropractor for the Bridgeport Bluefish, staff chiropractor for the Community Health Center in Meriden, CT, and mentors fourth-year chiropractic clerks and one resident in training.
He has authored four feature articles in the ACA News regarding health care reform, evidence-based practice and postgraduate education for chiropractors.
DX 612L Diagnostic Skills I: Orthopedic Examination of the Spine, Pelvis, and Extremities
DX623L Diagnostic Skills III: Orthopedics and Neurology
DD 722 Differential Diagnosis II: Neuromusculoskeletal
Differential diagnosis of neuromusculoskeletal conditions, Evaluation and management of acute and chronic pain due to neuromusculoskeletal conditions, Integration of chiropractic services into coordinated care organizations, Health care reform, Chiropractic orthopedics and neuromusculoskeletal medicine
Opportunities in Health Care Reform: Chronic Pain Focus for DCs, (Feature article), Journal of the American Chiropractic Association, November 2014
Statin Myopathy: A Common Cause of Chronic Pain, (Feature article), Journal of American Chiropractic Association, April 2015.
Continuing and Postgraduate Education for Today’s Chiropractic Clinician (Feature article), Journal of American Chiropractic Association, June/July 2014
Healthcare Reform: Implications for Chiropractic (Feature article), Journal of American Chiropractic Association, December 2013
Healthcare Reform: Primary Care Teams in ACOs (Feature article), Journal of American Chiropractic Association, April 2013
The Value of Evidence-Based Practice (Feature article), Journal of American Chiropractic Association, July 2012
Co-Editor, “The Clinicians Complete Guide to: Neuromusculoskeletal, Examination, Initial Consultation and Narrative Report Writing, and S.O.A.P. Charting and Documentation” ISBN 978-0-9850619-1-3 (E-book Epub Version) 2012
Patient Perceptions in New Mexico About Doctors of
Chiropractic Functioning as Primary Care Providers with Limited Prescriptive Authority, Journal of Chiropractic Medicine, 2011
Coccygodynia: A Case Report of Post-Traumatic
Pelvic Floor Pain Due to Myofascial Trigger Points, Journal of American Chiropractic Association, 2011
Founding Integrative Medicine Centers of Excellence:
One Strategy for Chiropractic Medicine to Build
Higher Cultural Authority, Journal of Chiropractic Education, 2008
Should the Chiropractic Profession Embrace
the Doctrine of Informed Consent?, Journal of Chiropractic Medicine, 2008
Introduction to Reactive Attachment Disorder, Journal of Chiropractic Medicine, 2004
Distinguished Fellow of the Academy of Chiropractic Orthopedists, 2014
UBCC Student Government Association John J. Nugent Award, (Professor of the Year), 2011
American Chiropractic Association – Academician of the Year, 2010