Sung-Jae Lee, M.P.H., Ph.D.
Associate Professor In-Residence, Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
Assistant Professor In-Residence, Epidemiology
Work Phone Number: 310-794-0357
Mailing Address:UCLA Psychr & Biobehav Sci
BOX 957051, Center for Community Health
Los Angeles, CA 90095
BiographyDr. 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.
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