Gwenyth Lee, PhD
Gwenyth Lee, Ph.D. is an assistant professor in the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the Rutgers School of Public Health. She is also a member of the Rutgers Global Health Institute.
Dr. Lee has a Ph.D. and a master of health science, both in international health, from the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University. She also completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Tulane University.
Dr. Lee's research focuses on understanding the impact of enteric infections on child growth and development. She has also studied interactions between infectious diseases and nutritional status in the context of diseases like tuberculosis, dengue, and HIV. Most of her research is done in Esmeraldas, Ecuador. In her prior role as research assistant professor at the University of Michigan, she supported and led community-based child health studies.