Yuna Lee

Yuna Lee

Yuna Lee

Assistant Professor
Health Policy and Management


722 West 168th Street, R476
New York NY 10032


Yuna S.H. Lee, PhD, MPH, is an Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management. Her research focuses on how health care organizations can learn, improve, and innovate by fostering creativity from clinicians, staff, and patients. She integrates health services research and organizational behavior to address central challenges facing the health care delivery system, including the need for creative ideas to transform health care delivery, engaging patients as partners in their care experience, and elevating the emotional experience of work for the health care workforce. Professor Lee teaches Managerial and Organizational Behavior in the Masters of Health Administration program. She holds an MPH and PhD from the Yale School of Public Health, and has experience working in public health departments, academic medical centers, consultancies and research think tanks, in New York City and internationally.



PhD, 2017, Yale University
MPH, 2009, Yale School of Public Health
BSc, 2006, University of Western Australia

Editorial Boards

Journal of Service Management

Other Affiliations

Fellow, New York Academy of Medicine
Member, Academy of Management
Member, AcademyHealth
Member, Industry Studies Association
Member, Organizational Theory in Health Care Association
Member, Creativity Collaboratorium

Honors & Awards

2018, Best Dissertation, Healthcare Management, Highly Commended, Emerald Publishing
2018, Best Paper, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Runner-Up, Industry Studies Association
2018, Best Poster, Organizational Behavior and Management, AcademyHealth
2018, Best Paper, Health Care Management, Runner-Up, Academy of Management
2017, Best Paper, Health Care Management, Winner, Academy of Management

Areas of Expertise

Implementation Science, Health Systems Strengthening, Healthcare Industry, Healthcare Management, Healthcare Providers, Healthcare Workers, Quality of Care
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