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Mary Alice Lee, MSN, PhD

Lecturer in Public Health (Health Policy)

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Mary Alice Lee, MSN, PhD



Mary Alice Lee is a Lecturer at the Yale School of Public Health. Her research and teaching is focused on improving health and health care for children, pregnant women, and families. For over twenty years, Dr. Lee directed state-funded independent monitoring and policy analysis of enrollment trends, maternal health and birth outcomes, and children’s health services in Connecticut’s HUSKY Program (Medicaid and CHIP). Since 2015, Dr. Lee has worked with colleagues in Bhutan and at the Bhutan Foundation to strengthen health research capacity at the Khesar Gyalpo University of Medical Sciences. In 2014, Dr. Lee was a Lecturer at the Yale University Jackson Institute for Global Affairs. Prior to completing a doctoral degree in epidemiology at Yale University, Dr. Lee was a nurse, nurse-midwife and nurse-midwifery educator.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    Yale University (1995)
  • MPhil
    Yale University (1991)
  • MSN
    University of Illinois (1978)

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