Lesley Lutes

Associate Professor

Psychology
Other Titles: Registered Psychologist #2205, Director, Clinical Training, Graduate Program Advisor, Director, Center for Obesity and Well-Being Research Excellence
Office: ASC 203
Phone: 250.807.8128
Email: llutes@mail.ubc.ca
Supervision: I am currently accepting graduate supervision requests


Research Summary

Obesity intervention and prevention; developing alternatives to standard clinical treatments for obesity and associated health conditions; examining theoretically-based alternative treatment approaches in different populations; utilizing different treatment modalities and technologies; examining alternative interventionist models for treatment delivery.

Courses & Teaching

Ethics, graduate clinical practicum in group therapy.

Websites

Center for Obesity and Well-Being Research Excellence
Google Scholar

Degrees

BA Honours Concordia University
MSc Wake Forest University
PhD Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Selected Publications & Presentations

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Lutes, L., Cummings, D., Solar, C., Carraway, M., Hambidge, B., Kirian, K., Littlewood, K., Ciszweski, S. & Patil, S. (2018). A collaborative stepped care intervention for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, Depression, and Diabetes-Related Distress: Design and Rationale of the COMRADE trial. Contemporary Clinical Trials, 70, 8-14. DOI: org/10.1016/j.cct.2018.04.007

*Crane, M., Lutes, L.D., Sherwood, N.E., Ward, D., & Tate, D. (2018). Weight loss strategies utilized in a men’s weight loss intervention. Health Education and Behavior., 45(3), 401-409. DOI: 10.1177/1090198117733025.

Lutes, L.D., Cummings, D.M., Littlewood, K., DiNatale, E., & Hambidge, B. (2017). Using Community Health Workers to Deliver a Small Changes Treatment to African American women with uncontrolled Diabetes: 12 month outcomes from EMPOWER. Obesity. DOI: 10.1002/oby.21883.

Lutes, L.D., Damschroder, L., Masheb, R., Kim, H.M., Gillon, L., Holleman, R., Goodrich, D.E., Lowery, J., and Richardson, C.R. (2017). Effect of a small-changes approach for weight loss in Veterans: 24-month outcomes. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 32(supp 1): 40-47. DOI: 10.1007/s11606-017-3987-0.

DuBose, K., Kemble, C., Raedeke, T., Lutes, L.D., Y Collier, D. (2017). The effects of a low-dose physical activity intervention in physical activity and body mass in morbidly obese adolescents. International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health (IJAMH). DOI:10.1515/ijamh-2016-0121.

Cummings, D.M., Lutes, L.D., Littlewood, K., Solar, C., Hambidge, B., Gaitlin, P. (2017). Impact of Distress Reduction on Behavioral Correlates and A1C in African American Women in Uncontrolled Type 2 Diabetes: Results from EMPOWER. Ethnicity and Disease, 27(2):155-160.

Janney, C.A., Masheb, R., Lutes, L.D., Damschroder, L.J., Kim, H.M., Gillon, L., Holleman, R.G., & Richardson, C.R. (2017). Does Mental Health Matter? 24-month Findings from the ASPIRE-VA Small Changes Study. Journal of Affective Disorders, 215, 197-204.

Kushlev, K., Heintzelman, S., Lutes, L.D., Wirtz, D.R., Oishi, S., & Diener, E. (2017). ENHANCE: Design and Rationale of a Randomized Controlled Trial for Promoting Enduring Happiness and & Well-Being. Contemporary Clinical Trials, 52, 62-74. DOI: 10.1016/j.cct.2016.11.003

Deiner, E., Heintzelman, S., Kushlev, S., Tay, L., Wirtz, D., Lutes, L.D., & Oishi, S., (2016). Findings all psychologists should know from the science on subjective well-being. Canadian Psychology. DOI: org/10.1037/cap0000063

Vimalananda, V., Damschroder, L., Goodrich, D., Janney, C., Hyungjin, K., Holleman, R., Gillon, L, & Lutes, L.D. (2016). Gender differences in the weight loss in the ASPIRE-VA behavioral weight loss intervention trial. Obesity. DOI:10.1002/oby.21574.

*Crane, M., Ward, D., Lutes, L.D., Bowling, M. & Tate, D. (2016). Theoretical and behavioral mediators of weight loss intervention for men. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. DOI: 10.1007/s12160-016-9774-z.

*Swift, D., Dover, S., Nevels, T., Solar, C., Brophy, P., Hall, T., Houmard, J. & Lutes, L.D. (2015) The Intervention Composed of Aerobic Training and Non-Exercise Physical Activity (I-CAN) Study: Rationale, Design and Methods. Contemporary Clinical Trials, 45, 435-442. DOI: 10.1016/j.cct.2015.11.005.

*Crane, M., Lutes, L.D., Ward, D., Bowling, M. & Tate, D. (2015). A randomized trial testing the efficacy of a novel approach for weight loss among overweight and obese men. Obesity, 23(12), 2398-2405.

Masheb, R., Lutes, L.D., Kim, H.M., Holleman, R.G., Goodrich, D.E., Janney, C.A., Kirsh, S., Richardson, C.R., & Damschroder, L.J. Pain severity, but not type, predict weight loss in Veterans seeking weight loss: 12-month outcomes from the ASPIRE-VA trial. Obesity, 23, 117-1784. DOI: 10.1002/oby.21160.

Damschroder, L.J., Goodrich, D.E., Kim, H.M., Holleman, R., Gillon, L., Kirsh, S., Richardson, C.R. & Lutes, L.D. Development and Validation of the ASPIRE-VA Coaching Fidelity Checklist (ACFC): A practical tool to help ensure deliver of high quality weight management interventions. Translational Behavioral Medicine. DOI: 10.1007/s13142-015-0336-x.

Selected Grants & Awards

Site Principal Investigator for Canada Tate, D., Bryant, M., Lutes, L.D., Stevens, J., Truesdale, K. ($1,730,237 USD; 2018-2020). Randomized Controlled Trial of an International Commercial Program on Weight Loss and Health Outcomes. Funding Source: Weight Watchers International.
Co-Principal Investigator Lutes, L.D., & Tang, T. ($8,600; 2018). Improving Self-management and Reducing Distress in Diabetes: Integrating Community Health Worker Models in the Primary Care Setting. Funding Source: UBC Collaboration Grant Competition between Vancouver & Okanagan campuses.
Co-Investigator – Lead on the Mental Health Division Ginis, K.M, Jung, M., Lutes, L.D., Little, J. Holtzman, S., Rush, K., Oelke, N., Kurtz, D., Jones, C., Hickey, R., & Berg, S. ($249,999; 2017-2020). Community Health Research. Funding Source: University of British Columbia – Eminence Fund Competition.
Principal Investigator Lutes, L.D. ($130,083; 2017-2022). The Center for Obesity and Well-being Research Excellence (CORE). Funding Source: British Columbia Knowledge Development Fund (BCKDF).
Principal Investigator Lutes, L.D. ($130,083; 2017-2022). The Center for Obesity and Well-being Research Excellence (CORE). Funding Source: Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI).
Co-Principal Investigator Lutes, L.D. & Wirtz, D. ($120,000; 2017-2019). ENHANCE 2: Enduring Happiness and Continued Self-Enhancement – A Pragmatic Randomized Clinical Trial. Funding Source: Diener Foundation.
Co-Principal Investigator McManus, A, & Lutes, L.D., ($100,000; 2017-2019). A Well-being Assessment of Kelowna’s Youth: Mental and Physical Health of Children and Adolescents in the Okanagan. Funding Source: Tree of Hope and TD Foundation.

Professional Services/Affiliations/Committees

Member, Society of Behavioral Medicine
Member, The Obesity Society
Member, Canadian Psychological Association (CPA)
Editorial Board, Annals of Behavioral Medicine
Executive Council, Canadian Council for Professional Psychology Programs (CCPPP)

 

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