Sung-Jae Lee, M.P.H., Ph.D.

Titles

Associate Professor In-Residence, Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences

Assistant Professor In-Residence, Epidemiology

Contact Information

Email
sjlee@mednet.ucla.edu
Phone
Fax Number: 310-794-8297
Work Phone Number: 310-794-0357
Address

Mailing Address:

UCLA Psychr & Biobehav Sci
BOX 957051, Center for Community Health
Los Angeles, CA 90095
UNITED STATES

Biography

Dr. Sung-Jae Lee is an Associate Professor-in-Residence in the department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, and holds a joint appointment in the department of Epidemiology, Fielding School of Public Health at UCLA. He has a long track record of successfully designing and conducting collaborative studies with vulnerable communities at risk in Los Angeles, including: assessing HIV vaccine acceptability among communities at risk; pre-exposure prophylaxis acceptability among gay and bisexual men in HIV discordant relationships; assessing acculturation impacts on utilization of HIV prevention services and access to care among at risk Hispanic communities; examination of risk behaviors among newly homeless adolescents; examination of sexual risk behaviors among men who have sex with men; and examination of condom attitudes, perceived vulnerability and sexual risk behaviors among Latino male urban gang members. He has conducted HIV research in Thailand for the past 14 years. His current ongoing research focuses on designing a family-focused intervention for People Living with HIV in Thailand to assist them with their HIV disclosure decisions and pathways.

Publications

A selected list of publications:

Young Sean D, Cumberland William G, Lee Sung-Jae, Jaganath Devan, Szekeres Greg, Coates Thomas   Social Networking Technologies as an Emerging Tool for HIV Prevention: A Cluster Randomized Trial Annals of internal medicine, 2013; 159(5): 318-24.
Lee Sung-Jae, Li Li, Iamsirithaworn Sopon, Khumtong Siwaporn   Disclosure challenges among people living with HIV in Thailand International journal of nursing practice, 2013; 19(4): 374-80.
Lee Sung-Jae, Li Li, Thammawijaya Panithee   Parenting styles and emotional intelligence of HIV-affected children in Thailand AIDS care, 2013; 22(6): .
Ford Chandra L, Wallace Steven P, Newman Peter A, Lee Sung-Jae, Cunningham William E   Belief in AIDS-Related Conspiracy Theories and Mistrust in the Government: Relationship with HIV Testing Among At-Risk Older Adults The Gerontologist, 2013; 28(2): .
Newman Peter A, Lee Sung-Jae, Roungprakhon Surachet, Tepjan Suchon   Demographic and behavioral correlates of HIV risk among men and transgender women recruited from gay entertainment venues and community-based organizations in Thailand: implications for HIV prevention Prevention science : the official journal of the Society for Prevention Research, 2012; 13(5): 483-92.
Li Li, Liang Li-Jung, Lee Sung-Jae, Iamsirithaworn Sopon, Wan Dai, Rotheram-Borus Mary Jane   Efficacy of an intervention for families living with HIV in Thailand: a randomized controlled trial AIDS and behavior, 2012; 16(5): 1276-85.
Li Li, Liang Li-Jung, Lee Sung-Jae, Farmer Shu C   HIV status and gender: a brief report from heterosexual couples in Thailand Women & health, 2012; 52(5): 472-84.
Brooks Ronald A, Landovitz Raphael J, Kaplan Rachel L, Lieber Eli, Lee Sung-Jae, Barkley Thomas W   Sexual risk behaviors and acceptability of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis among HIV-negative gay and bisexual men in serodiscordant relationships: a mixed methods study AIDS patient care and STDs, 2012; 26(2): 87-94.
Brooks Ronald A, Kaplan Rachel L, Lieber Eli, Landovitz Raphael J, Lee Sung-Jae, Leibowitz Arleen A   Motivators, concerns, and barriers to adoption of preexposure prophylaxis for HIV prevention among gay and bisexual men in HIV-serodiscordant male relationships AIDS care, 2011; 23(9): 1136-45.
Young Sean D, Konda Kelika, Caceres Carlos, Galea Jerry, Sung-Jae Lee, Salazar Ximena, Coates Thomas   Effect of a community popular opinion leader HIV/STI intervention on stigma in urban, coastal Peru AIDS and behavior, 2011; 15(5): 930-7.
Rotheram-Borus Mary Jane, Swendeman Dallas, Lee Sung-Jae, Li Li, Amani Bita, Nartey Myralyn   Interventions for families affected by HIV Translational behavioral medicine, 2011; 1(2): 313-326.
Saab Sammy, Ng Vivian, Landaverde Carmen, Lee Sung-Jae, Comulada W Scott, Arevalo Jennifer, Durazo Francisco, Han Steven-Huy, Younossi Zobari, Busuttil Ronald W   Development of a disease-specific questionnaire to measure health-related quality of life in liver transplant recipients Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society, 2011; 17(5): 567-79.
Lee Sung-Jae, Liang Li-Jung, Rotheram-Borus Mary Jane, Milburn Norweeta G   Resiliency and survival skills among newly homeless adolescents: Implications for future interventions Vulnerable children and youth studies, 2011; 6(4): 301-308.
Li Li, Lee Sung-Jae, Jiraphongsa Chuleeporn, Khumtong Siwaporn, Iamsirithaworn Sopon, Thammawijaya Panithee, Rotheram-Borus Mary Jane   Improving the health and mental health of people living with HIV/AIDS: 12-month assessment of a behavioral intervention in Thailand American journal of public health, 2010; 100(12): 2418-25.
Kelly Kevin M, Dean Judy, Lee Sung-Jae, Comulada W Scott   Breast cancer detection: radiologists' performance using mammography with and without automated whole-breast ultrasound European radiology, 2010; 20(11): 2557-64.
Rotheram-Borus Mary Jane, Stein Judith A, Jiraphongsa Chuleeporn, Khumtong Siwaporn, Lee Sung-Jae, Li Li   Benefits of family and social relationships for Thai parents living with HIV Prevention science : the official journal of the Society for Prevention Research, 2010; 11(3): 298-307.
Lee, S-J., Li, L., Jiraphongsa, C., Iamsirithaworn, S., Khumtong, S., Rotheram-Borus, M.J.   Regional Variations in HIV Disclosure in Thailand: Implications for Future Interventions, International Journal of STD and AIDS, 2010; 21: 161-165.
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Li Li, Lee Sung-Jae, Wen Yi, Lin Chunqing, Wan Dai, Jiraphongsa Chuleeporn   Antiretroviral therapy adherence among patients living with HIV/AIDS in Thailand Nursing & health sciences, 2010; 12(2): 212-20.
Kelly Kevin M, Dean Judy, Comulada W Scott, Lee Sung-Jae   Breast cancer detection using automated whole breast ultrasound and mammography in radiographically dense breasts European radiology, 2010; 20(3): 734-42.
Lee Sung-Jae, Li Li, Jiraphongsa Chuleeporn, Rotheram-Borus Mary J   Caregiver burden of family members of persons living with HIV in Thailand International journal of nursing practice, 2010; 16(1): 57-63.
Newman Peter A, Lee Sung-Jae, Duan Naihua, Rudy Ellen, Nakazono Terry K, Boscardin John, Kakinami Lisa, Shoptaw Steven, Diamant Allison, Cunningham William E   Preventive HIV vaccine acceptability and behavioral risk compensation among a random sample of high-risk adults in Los Angeles (LA VOICES) Health services research, 2009; 44(6): 2167-79.
Kinsler Janni J, Lee Sung-Jae, Sayles Jennifer N, Newman Peter A, Diamant Allison, Cunningham William   The impact of acculturation on utilization of HIV prevention services and access to care among an at-risk Hispanic population Journal of health care for the poor and underserved, 2009; 20(4): 996-1011.
Brooks Ronald A, Lee Sung-Jae, Stover Gabriel N, Barkley Thomas W   Condom attitudes, perceived vulnerability, and sexual risk behaviors of young Latino male urban street gang members: implications for HIV prevention AIDS education and prevention : official publication of the International Society for AIDS Education, 2009; 21(5 Suppl): 80-7.
Li Li, Wu Zunyou, Rotheram-Borus Mary Jane, Guan Jihui, Yin Yueping, Detels Roger, Wu Sheng, Lee Sung-Jae, Cao Haijun, Lin Chunqing, Rou Keming, Liu Zhendong, Liu Zhendong   Visiting entertainment venues and sexual health in China Archives of sexual behavior, 2009; 38(5): 814-20.
Lee Sung-Jae, Rotheram-Borus Mary Jane   Beyond the "model minority" stereotype: trends in health risk behaviors among Asian/Pacific Islander high school students The Journal of school health, 2009; 79(8): 347-54.
Li Li, Lee Sung-Jae, Thammawijaya Panithee, Jiraphongsa Chuleeporn, Rotheram-Borus Mary Jane   Stigma, social support, and depression among people living with HIV in Thailand AIDS care, 2009; 21(8): 1007-13.
Milburn Norweeta G, Liang Li-Jung, Lee Sung-Jae, Rotheram-Borus Mary Jane   Trajectories of risk behaviors and exiting homelessness among newly homeless adolescents Vulnerable children and youth studies, 2009; 4(4): 346-352.
Milburn Norweeta, Liang Li-Jung, Lee Sung-Jae, Rotheram-Borus Mary Jane, Rosenthal Doreen, Mallett Shelley, Lightfoot Marguerita, Lester Patricia   WHO IS DOING WELL? A TYPOLOGY OF NEWLY HOMELESS ADOLESCENTS Journal of community psychology, 2009; 37(2): 135-147.
Lee Sung-Jae, Brooks Ronald A, Newman Peter A, Seiden Danielle, Sangthong Rassamee, Duan Naihua   HIV vaccine acceptability among immigrant Thai residents in Los Angeles: a mixed-method approach AIDS care, 2008; 20(10): 1161-8.
Brooks Ronald A, Lee Sung-Jae, Newman Peter A, Leibowitz Arleen A   Sexual risk behavior has decreased among men who have sex with men in Los Angeles but remains greater than that among heterosexual men and women AIDS education and prevention : official publication of the International Society for AIDS Education, 2008; 20(4): 312-24.
Kakinami Lisa, Newman Peter A, Lee Sung-Jae, Duan Naihua   Differences in HIV vaccine acceptability between genders AIDS care, 2008; 20(5): 542-6.
Lee Sung-Jae, Detels Roger, Rotheram-Borus Mary Jane, Duan Naihua   The effect of social support on mental and behavioral outcomes among adolescents with parents with HIV/AIDS American journal of public health, 2007; 97(10): 1820-6.
Li Li, Wu Zunyou, Wu Sheng, Lee Sung-Jae, Rotheram-Borus Mary Jane, Detels Roger, Jia Manhong, Sun Stephanie   Mandatory HIV testing in China: the perception of health-care providers International journal of STD & AIDS, 2007; 18(7): 476-81.
Hendriksen Ellen Setsuko, Pettifor Audrey, Lee Sung-Jae, Coates Thomas J, Rees Helen V   Predictors of condom use among young adults in South Africa: the Reproductive Health and HIV Research Unit National Youth Survey American journal of public health, 2007; 97(7): 1241-8.
Lee Sung-Jae, Detels Roger, Rotheram-Borus Mary Jane, Duan Naihua, Lord Lynwood   Depression and social support among HIV-affected adolescents AIDS patient care and STDs, 2007; 21(6): 409-17.
Newman Peter A, Duan Naihua, Lee Sung-Jae, Rudy Ellen, Seiden Danielle, Kakinami Lisa, Cunningham William   Willingness to participate in HIV vaccine trials: the impact of trial attributes Preventive medicine, 2007; 44(6): 554-7.
Sayles Jennifer N, Pettifor Audrey, Wong Mitchell D, MacPhail Catherine, Lee Sung-Jae, Hendriksen Ellen, Rees Helen V, Coates Thomas   Factors associated with self-efficacy for condom use and sexual negotiation among South african youth Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999), 2006; 43(2): 226-33.
Newman Peter A, Duan Naihua, Lee Sung-Jae, Rudy Ellen T, Seiden Danielle S, Kakinami Lisa, Cunningham William E   HIV vaccine acceptability among communities at risk: the impact of vaccine characteristics Vaccine, 2006; 24(12): 2094-101.
Basu Ishika, Jana Smarajit, Rotheram-Borus Mary Jane, Swendeman Dallas, Lee Sung-Jae, Newman Peter, Weiss Robert   HIV prevention among sex workers in India Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999), 2004; 36(3): 845-52.
Sneed Carl D, Morisky Donald E, Rotheram-Borus Mary Jane, Lee Sung-Jae, Ebin Vicki J   Indices of lifetime polydrug use among adolescents Journal of adolescence, 2004; 27(3): 239-49.
Rosenbach Alan, Lee Sung-Jae, Johr Robert H   Treatment of medium-brown solar lentigines using an alexandrite laser designed for hair reduction Archives of dermatology, 2002; 138(4): 547-8.
DeBernado, R.L., Aldinger, C.E., Lee, S-J., Dawood, O.R., Hanson, R.E., Rinaldi, S.R.   An e-mail assessment of undergraduatesÂ’ attitudes toward smoking, Journal of American College Health, 1999; 48(2): 61-66.
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