Dr. Lee currently serves as Chief Medical Health Officer and Vice-President, Population Health in the Fraser Health Region of British Columbia. As the Chief Medical Health Officer, her primary mandate is to prevent disease, protect health and promote wellness in populations and communities in the Fraser region. She also provides executive leadership and strategic oversight in the areas of population health, prevention of non-communicable diseases, communicable disease prevention and control, environmental health, licensing of community care facilities, Aboriginal Health, South Asian Health Institute, Mental Health and Substance Use and population health surveillance.
Dr. Lee joined Fraser Health in 2010 as a Medical Health Officer and has served as the Executive Medical Director for Population and Public Health since 2012. Prior to joining Fraser Health, she worked in collaboration with national and international organizations including the United Nations Development Programme and the World Bank in the areas of comparative health systems, health policy, health financing and ecohealth. Dr. Lee also worked as a travel physician in rural communities in Chile and Brazil. Her research activities include health equity, community-based primary health system, public health performance and clinical prevention.
Dr. Lee obtained her medical degree from the University of Western Ontario, her royal college fellowship in Community Medicine from the University of Toronto and postgraduate degrees in Public Health, Business Administration from the Johns Hopkins University.