It is an honor to work for the American Cancer Society as a researcher. New datasets and methods inspire me. I hope I can contribute to existing literature, cancer patients’ health, and health equity by adding impactful research outputs.”
Hyunjung Lee, PhD, is a principal scientist in the Cancer Disparity Research team within the Surveillance and Health Equity Science (SHES) department at the American Cancer Society (ACS). Her research focuses on social, biological, structural and behavioral determinants of cancer disparities among vulnerable populations. She particularly focuses on social and environmental conditions that can be changed through policy action.
Lee has conducted quantitative research in the areas of population health, health equity, social determinants of health, patient-centered outcomes research, Native American health, chronic disease and cancer epidemiology, mental/behavioral health, and spatial and temporal modeling using national and program databases. She’s published her results in high-impact scientific journals and has presented findings at national conferences.
Specific examples of her published research include:
For a full list of Dr. Lee’s publications, visit her Google Scholar page.