Dr. Lee’s programmatic research focuses on immigrant health and the reduction of risky health behaviors. Her clinical specialty area is on motivational interviewing (MI) and brief interventions. She has been Principal Investigator or co-Investigator on several NIH grants examining the efficacy of culturally adapted motivational interviewing, the use of inexpensive technology to disseminate empirically-based substance abuse treatment, clinician decision-making with minority adolescents, and the effects of training medical staff to deliver interventions. Other research interests include: acculturation stress and risky health behavior, methods to promote minority participation in clinical research and treatment, and mechanisms underlying behavioral treatment. She completed pre and post-doctoral NIH fellowships in Addictions Treatment Research at the Center for Alcohol Studies and Addiction at Brown University. Since 2004, she has been a member of the MINT (Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers), has trained and supervised psychologists and medical staff to deliver MI, is a member at-large of APA Division 17 Health Psychology, and is on the Editorial Board for Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, APA’s Division 45 journal.