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Haeok Lee, PHD, RN

  • Professor
  • Telephone: 617.287.5071
  • Office Location: S-03-57

Areas of Expertise

Health Disparities, Cancer Prevention, Hepatitis B Infection, Health Outcomes

Degrees

PhD, University of California, San Francisco
MS, Yonsei University
BS, Chosun University
Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of California, San Francisco (Clinical Cardiology)

Professional Publications & Contributions

Additional Information

Profile
Haeok Lee has studied health disparities in minority populations, particularly immigrant populations. She has conducted community-based participatory studies to develop baseline data on HBV infection and liver cancer prevention. Her studies have improved racial and ethnic data and developed national health policies to address health disparities in HBV infection and liver cancer among Asian American Pacific Islanders. She has served as a regional director of the National Task Force on HBV infection, focusing on Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders for the CDC. Professor Lee recently received an R21 grant from the National Institutes of Health and the National Cancer Institute to develop and test an instrument to measure health behaviors related to HPV and HBV infection among Cambodian Americans in Massachusetts.

Teaching Expertise
Advanced Pathophysiology

Awards and Accomplishments
Fellow, Institute of Asian American Studies, University of Massachusetts Boston
Theta Alpha Excellence in Nursing Research Award, Theta Alpha Chapter 191