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Faculty Member

Robyn Lee PhD

Email Address(es)
Epidemiology Division
Adjunct Professor
SGS Status
Associate Member
Appointment Status
Currently Accepting Doctoral Students?

Research Interests

Dr. Robyn S. Lee is an infectious disease epidemiologist with a background in research and applied public health practice. Her research focuses on integrating classical epidemiology, genomics and bioinformatics approaches to understand infectious disease transmission dynamics and identify risk factors for infection, in order to inform clinical and public health interventions. She has worked extensively on Mycobacterium tuberculosis – particularly among the Inuit in Northern Canada – as well as other pathogens of public health importance, including community and hospital-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Mycobacterium abscessus, vancomycin-resistant enterococci, COVID-19, among others.

Dr. Lee’s educational background:

In terms of her clinical background, Dr. Lee was previously a Registered Nurse in both Ontario and Québec. She has worked as a nurse primarily in Intensive Care, but also has experience in tuberculosis outbreak management, study coordination, and ambulatory care. Dr. Lee is currently completing her MD.