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Matthew Lee

Matthew Lee, DrPH, MPH

Assistant Professor, Department of Population Health

Implementation Science, Policy, Health Equity, Community Engagement, Participatory Approaches, Evaluation, Sustainability, Structural and Social Determinants of Health, Mixed Methods

Matthew Lee, DrPH, MPH, is an Assistant Professor in the Section for Health Equity and the Center for the Study of Asian American Health within the Department of Population Health at the NYU Grossman School of Medicine. Dr. Lee earned their doctorate in Sociomedical Sciences from the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and was also a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Research Scholar.

As a community-engaged implementation scientist and critical health equity researcher, Dr. Lee’s research applies participatory approaches and mixed methods to examine the reach and impact of policies and evidence-based interventions within structurally underserved communities. Broadly, Dr. Lee is focused on improving the equitable implementation and sustainability of policies and programs to eliminate health disparities and advance health justice and has published this research in peer-reviewed journals including the American Journal of Public HealthSocial Science & MedicineTranslational Behavioral Medicine, Health Services ResearchInternational Journal of Behavioral Medicine, and Implementation Science Communications.

Dr. Lee previously served on the Conference Program Committee and Student Committee for the Interdisciplinary Association for Population Health Sciences (IAPHS) and has been selected twice (2020, 2022) to present in the “Best of D&I” session at the Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation in Health co-hosted by NIH and AcademyHealth.



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DrPH from Columbia University

MPH from Columbia University

Fellowship, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Health Policy Research Scholars

Vinze, Sanjna; Chodosh, Joshua; Lee, Matthew; Wright, Jacob; Borson, Soo

Alzheimer's & dementia. 2023 Sep; 19(9):4276-4286

Policy Dissemination and Implementation Research

Purtle, Jonathan; Crable, Erika L; Cruden, Gracelyn; Lee, Mathew; Lengnick-Hall, Rebecca; Silver, Diana; Raghavan, Ramesh

Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health: Translating Science to Practice. 3rd ed. (5571952)

Lee, Matthew; Sumibcay, Jake Ryann C; Cory, Hannah; Duarte, Catherine; Planey, Arrianna Marie

Health services research. 2023 Aug; 58 Suppl 2:262-267

Integrating systems science with community-partnered research to serve Asian American communities

Yi, Stella S; Lee, Matthew; Li, Yan; Russo, Rienna G; Metcalf, Sara S

Applied Population Health Approaches for Asian American Communities. [S.l.] : Wiley, 2023. 2nd ed. p.?. (5295402)

Participatory dissemination and implementation research in community settings

Lee, Matthew; Kwon, Simona C

Applied Population Health Approaches for Asian American Communities. [S.l.] : Wiley, 2023. 2nd ed. p.?. (5295412)

Health framework for understanding the health and health disparities of Asian American populations

Trinh-Shevrin, Chau; Sacks, Rachel; Kwon, Simona C; Lee, Matthew; Min, Deborah K; Islam, Nadia

Applied Population Health Approaches for Asian American Communities. [S.l.] : Wiley, 2023. 2nd ed. p.?. (5356662)

Leeman, Jennifer; Wangen, Mary; Kegler, Michelle; Lee, Matthew; O'Leary, Meghan C; Ko, Linda K; Fernandez, Maria E; Birken, Sarah A

Frontiers in health services. 2022 May 26;

Kader, Farah; Ðoàn, Lan N; Lee, Matthew; Chin, Matthew K; Kwon, Simona C; Yi, Stella S

Health affairs. 2022 March 25;