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David J. Lee, PhD


  • MORG Role: Principal Investigator



  • Research Interests:

    • Occupational Health

    • Mindfulness Practices for Prevention and Management of Chronic Diseases

    • Epidemiology of Sensory Impairments

    • Aging

    • Tobacco Control

    • Cancer Surveillance and Prevention

    • Prevention and Management of Eye Disease


  • Training: 

    • 1989, PhD, Preventive Medicine and Community Health – University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston

    • 1985, MA, Psychology – Central Michigan University

    • 1983, BS, Psychology – Central Michigan University


  • Biography:

    • Dr. Lee is Principal Investigator of the Miami Occupational Research Group (MORG). He provides expertise, guidance and leadership to the MORG surveillance program. 


  • Relevant Selected Publications:

    • Lee DJ, Fleming LE, LeBlanc WG, Arheart KL, Ferraro KF, Pitt-Catsouphes M, Muntaner C, Fernandez CA, Caban-Martinez AJ, Davila EP, Bandiera FC, Lewis JE, Kachan D. Health Status and Risk Indicator Trends of the Aging U.S. Healthcare Workforce. J Occup Environ Med. 2012 Mar 22.

    • Christ, SL, Fleming, LE, Lee DJ, Muntaner C, Muennig, PA, Caban-Martinez, AJ. (2012). The effects of a psychosocial dimension of socioeconomic position on survival: occupational prestige and mortality among US working adults. Sociology of Health & Illness. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9566.2012.01456.x

    • Kachan D, Lewis JE, Davila EP, Arheart KL, LeBlanc WG, Fleming LE, Caban Martinez AJ, Lee DJ. Nutrient intake and adherence to dietary recommendations among US workers. J Occup Environ Med. 2012 Jan;54(1):101-5.

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