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Amy Y. Lee

Amy Y. Lee, PhD

Languages spoken: English, Mandarin Chinese

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Departments Adjunct - Emergency Medicine

Divisions: Public Health

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Yuan-Chin Amy Lee, PhD, is an Adjunct Associate Professor for the Division of Public Health in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine at the University of Utah. She is a Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) investigator and a member of the Cancer Control and Population Sciences program.

Lee's research focuses on how and why cancer develops in the general population. She currently studies risk factors and prognostic factors for smoking-related cancers. Her research goal is to identify cancer-preventing habits, perform clinical trials, and eventually ingrain healthy practices that reduce cancer risk and improve the lives of cancer patients.

Before HCI, Lee completed her post doctoral fellowship at the International Agency for Research on Cancer in Lyon, France. She completed an additional postdoctoral fellowship in the Department of Epidemiology at UCLA School of Public Health. Lee received her PhD in epidemiology from UCLA and her bachelor's degree in biological sciences from University of California, Irvine.

Education History

Postdoctoral Fellowship UCLA School of Public Health, Dept of Epidemiology
Postdoctoral Fellow
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC). Lifestyle, Environment & Cancer (GEE) Group
Postdoctoral Fellow
Doctoral Training UCLA School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology
UCLA School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology
Undergraduate University of California