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Sung-Jae Lee

Associate Professor In-Residence


DepartmentsType of Faculty
EpidemiologyJoint Appointment
Contact Information

UCLA Semel Institute, Center for Community Health
10920 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 350
Los Angeles, CA 90024-6521

Areas of Interest: 


Behavioral interventions for HIV-affected families in developing countries

Conjoint analysis to assess acceptability of biomedical interventions

HIV disclosure

HIV among youth


Sung-Jae Lee, PhD, is an Associate Professor-in-Residence in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, with a joint appointment in the Department of Epidemiology, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. He is the Director of the Recruitment Engagement and Retention Center (RERC) for the Adolescent Medicine Trials Network (ATN) U19. His current ongoing research focuses on designing interventions for vulnerable HIV-affected communities. Dr. Lee’s expertise includes application of conjoint analysis to assess acceptability of various biomedical interventions (e.g., pre-exposure prophylaxis, HIV vaccines, HIV testing, long-acting injectable ART) among communities at risk. He currently co-directs the UCLA Fogarty AIDS Training Programs in Thailand and Myanmar.

BA Social Psychology, Tufts University
MPH Epidemiology, Yale School of Epidemiology and Public Health
PhD Epidemiology, University of California, Los Angeles
This faculty member is available to serve as: 
Doctoral Advisor
PhD Committee Member
MS Thesis Committee Member
MS Report Committee Member
Field Studies Advisor

Please check with the faculty member or their office about availability to serve during current academic period.