Wayne E. K. Lehman

Senior Research Scientist

Ph.D., Experimental Psychology
Texas Christian University

E-mail address:
w.lehman@tcu.edu

Wayne Lehman has been a Senior Research Scientist at the IBR since 2009. He originally began work at the IBR as a Graduate Research Assistant in 1978 before working at Texas A&M University as a Research Scientist at the Behavioral Research Program from 1982 to 1989. He returned to TCU in 1989 and was at the IBR again until 2002 when he went to Colorado and worked as a Senior Statistician for Litigation Support Services in Boulder and a statistician for Project Safe at the University of Colorado Denver, conducting research on HIV prevention among out-of-treatment drug users. His major research efforts focus on the assessment of organizational factors in drug treatment programs in both community and criminal justice settings, organizational improvement and change strategies in drug treatment programs, technology transfer, and strategies for reducing HIV risk behaviors in criminal justice populations. Currently, he is Principal Investigator for the CJ DRR-2 Project. He also serves on the editorial board for the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment and has previously served as a member of NIDA’s Epidemiology and Prevention and Training and Development subcommittees and Special Emphasis Panels.

Selected Journal and Grant Activities

Journal Reviewer: Addictions; Health Education Research; Implementation Science; Journal of Applied Psychology; Journal of Occupational Health Psychology; Journal of Studies on Alcohol Use; Prevention Science

Grants Application Reviewer: National Institutes of Health; National Institute on Drug Abuse; Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration; Wellness Trust, Inc.

Selected Publications

Melnick, G., McKendrick, K., & Lehman, W. E. K. (in press). Feasibility of multiagency change teams involving the Department of Corrections and community substance abuse treatment agencies. The Prison Journal.

Rowan, G. A., Joe, G. W., Lehman, W. E. K., & Knight, K. (2016). A brief assessment for HIV risk: The TCU HVHP Form. Journal of Correctional Health Care, 22(3), 225-239.  abstract

Lehman, W. E. K., Rowan, G. A., Greener, J. M., Joe, G. W., Yang, Y., & Knight, K. (2015). Evaluation of WaySafe: A disease-risk reduction curriculum for substance-abusing offenders. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 58, 25-32.  PMCID: PMC4581912 [Available on 2016-11-01]  abstract

Welsh, W. N., Lin, H.-J., Peters, R. H., Stahler, G. J., Lehman, W. E. K., Stein, L. A. R., Monico, L., Eggers, M., Abdel-Salam, S., Pierce, J. C., Hunt, E., Gallagher, C., & Frisman, L. K. (2015). Effects of a strategy to improve offender assessment practices: Staff perceptions of implementation outcomes. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 152, 230-238.  PMCID: PMC4458146  abstract

Yang, Y., Knight, K., Joe, G. W., Rowan, G. A., Lehman, W. E., & Flynn, P. M. (2015). Gender as a moderator in predicting re-arrest among treated drug-involved offenders. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 49, 65-70.  PMID:25216813 [PubMed – in process]   abstract

Lehman, W. E. K., Gould, M., & Flynn, P. M. (2013). HIV/AIDS and substance abuse. In P. M. Miller (Ed.), Interventions for addiction: Comprehensive addictive behaviors and disorders
(pp. 235-243). San Diego: Academic Press.

Corsi, K. F., Lehman, W. E., Min, S.-J., Lance, S. P., Speer, N., Booth, R. E., & Shoptaw, S. (2012). The feasibility of interventions to reduce HIV risk and drug use among heterosexual methamphetamine users. Journal of AIDS and Clinical Research, S1(10).  PMCID: PMC3595065  [abstract]

Lehman, W. E. K., Becan, J. E., Joe, G. W., Knight, D. K., & Flynn, P. M. (2012). Resources and training in outpatient substance abuse treatment facilities. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 42(2), 169-178.  PMCID: PMC3268892  [abstract]

Lehman, W. E. K., Greener, J. M., Rowan-Szal, G. A., & Flynn, P. M. (2012). Organizational readiness for change in correctional and community substance abuse programs. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 51(1-2), 96-114.  PMCID: PMC3325111  [abstract]

Booth, R. E., Lehman, W. E. K., Brewster, J. T., Sinitsyna, L., & Dvoryak, S. (2011). Individual and network interventions with injection drug users in five Ukraine cities. American Journal of Public Health, 101, 336-343.  PMCID: PMC3020184  [Abstract]

Lehman, W. E. K., Simpson, D. D., Knight, D. K., & Flynn, P. M. (2011). Integration of Treatment Innovation Planning and Implementation: Strategic Process Models and Organizational Challenges. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 25(2), 252-261.  [abstract]

Booth, R. E., Lehman, W. E. K., Dvoryak, S., Brewster, J. T., & Sinitsyna, L. (2009). Interventions with injection drug users in Ukraine. Addictions, 104(11), 1864-1873.  [abstract]

Booth, R. E., Lehman, W. E. K., Latkin, C. A., Brewster, J. T., Sinitsyna, L., & Dvoryak, S. (2009). Use of a peer leader intervention model to reduce needle-related risk behaviors among drug injectors in Ukraine. Journal of Drug Issues, 39(3), 607-626.  [abstract]

Corsi, K. F., Lehman, W. E. K., & Booth, R. E. (2009). The effect of methadone maintenance on positive outcomes for opiate injection drug users. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 37,
120-126.  PMCID: PMC2741097  [abstract]

Fletcher, B. W., Lehman, W. E. K., Wexler, H. K., Melnick. G., Taxman, F. S., & Young, D. W. (2009). Measuring collaboration and integration activities in criminal justice and drug abuse treatment agencies. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 103(Supplement 1), S54-S64.  [abstract]

Lehman, W. E. K., Fletcher, B. W., Wexler, H. K., & Melnick, G. (2009). Organizational factors and collaboration and integration activities in criminal justice and drug abuse treatment agencies. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 103 (Supplement 1), S65-S72.  [abstract]

Booth, R. E., Lehman, W. E. K., Kwiatkowski, C. F., Brewster, J. T., Sinitsyna, L., & Dvoryak, S. (2008). Stimulant injectors in Ukraine: The next wave of the epidemic? AIDS and Behavior, 12, 652-661.  [abstract]

Greener, J. M., Joe, G. W., Simpson, D. D., Rowan-Szal, G. A., & Lehman, W. E. K. (2007). Influence of organizational functioning on client engagement in treatment. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 33(2), 139-147.  PMCID: PMC1994649  [abstract]

Bennett, J. B., & Lehman, W. E. K. (Eds.). (2003). Preventing workplace substance abuse: Beyond drug testing to wellness. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.  [abstract]

Lehman, W. E. K., Reynolds, G. S., & Bennett, J. B. (2003). Team and informational trainings for workplace substance abuse prevention. In J. B. Bennett & W. E. K. Lehman (Eds.), Preventing workplace substance abuse: Beyond drug testing to wellness (pp 165-201). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.  [abstract]

Lehman, W. E. K., Greener, J. M., & Simpson, D. D. (2002). Assessing organizational readiness for change. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 22(4), 197-209.  [abstract]