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PUBLISHED NEWS ARTICLES

Reflections from a first-year doctor in the COVID-19 pandemic in NYC
(Synapsis Health Humanities Journal)

New York City

Why Christina Yuna Lee’s murder is personal to Asian American women

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Is There a Light at the End of the COVID Tunnel for NY's Restaurants? 
Salon. Civil Eats
Interviews of Council Member Keith Powers, NY Hospitality Executive Andrew Rigie, Cote, Malt & Mold, Fresh Taste Bakery

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Why Rallying After the Atlanta Shootings Was Healing For Asian-American Healthcare Workers
(Stat News)

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Six Things You Can Do Today to Help the AAPI Community
NBC News, interview of Dr. Russell Jeung, cofounder of StopAAPIHate.org

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New York COVID Doctor Interviews the Thai-Chinese Family Feeding Healthcare Workers
(Thai Sliders, Zagat)

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Is There a Light at the End of the Tunnel of COVID for NYC Restaurants?
NYC Council Member Keith Powers, Andrew Rigie (NYC Hospitality Executive Director), Antwoin Guiterrez, Simon Kim, Kevin Health, Civil Eats

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Chef Fresh & COVID
Dirty Spoon Website, Radio Hour 103.7 FM, Itunes

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Bystander Intervention Training Can Save A Life
KevinMD

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Enough is Enough
(Eric Sze of 886, Life & Thyme)

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Five Asian-American Restauranteurs Reflect on Rising Anti-Asian Hate
Infatuation

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As Coronavirus Persists, Ktown Adapts (10 Ktown Restaurants, New York Magazine's Grub Street)

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Cold Temperatures Won't Stop Manhattan's Sizzling Korean Barbecue Houses (Cote, Jongro, etc, Eater)

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From Pandemic to Protests: How Food Businesses Are Responding (Cho Dang Gol, Bon Appétit)

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Honest Food: From Med School Dropout to Michelin Star Chef
(Hooni Kim, Danji/Hanjan, NYC, Koream Magazine)

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Not Your Cookie Cutter Bakery
(Macaron Parlour, NYC, Koream Magazine)

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Would You Like Food to Go With That Drink? 
(Barn Joo, NYC, Koream Magazine)

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Let Them Eat Rice Cake
(Besfren, NYC, Koream Magazine)

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New American-Italian-Korean Cuisine
(Simon Kim/Chris Cipollone, Piora, NYC, Koream Magazine)

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MEDICAL WRITING & EDITING

 
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Medical Writer of 70-page health book on spine health

March 2018

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Editor-in-Chief of Cornell's Journal of Humanities in Medicine

May 2016

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Medical Editor of 80-page health book on foot & ankle health

February 2019

New York City

Reflections from a first-year doctor in the COVID-19 pandemic in New York City (Synapsis Health Humanities Journal)

October 2020

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INVITED TALKS

 
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PBS HEALTHCARE PANEL: EYE OF THE STORM - CONVERSATION WITH HEALTHCARE WORKERS ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH. PBS.

April 28, 2022

FIGS ROUNDS: EXPERIENCES OF A FIRST-YEAR NYC DOCTOR DURING COVID. FIGS, a public US company.

May 26, 2022

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CONVERSATION ON AAPI HERITAGE IN HEALTHCARE with FIGS, a public US company. Instagram Live.

May 13, 2022

HOW BYSTANDER INTERVENTION CAN SAVE A LIFE, KevinMD

July 17, 2021

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UNDERSTANDING THE CURRENT ANTI-ASIAN HATE CRISIS WITH ACTIONS ITEMS. New York Presbyterian Hospital Graduate Medical Education, Manhattan.

May 27, 2021

AAPI DIVERSITY CONVERSATION at New York Presbyterian Hospital Cornell Radiology Department, Manhattan

April 20211

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AAPI HERITAGE MONTH: DISCUSSION WITH FIGS. Clubhouse. Discussion Host of FIGS, a public US company.

May 24, 2021

AAPI DIVERSITY SPEAKER at Mercer  University School of Medicine in Georgia after fatal Atlanta shootings

April 9, 2021

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AAPI DIVERSITY SPEAKER at Stony Brook University Hospital in New York

May 2021

DOCTORS SHARE EXPERIENCES WORKING DURING COVID-19
Biorepublic Skin Care, Instagram TV

May 15, 2020

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THE BEST COOKIES IN NYC WITH MICHELLE
Locasaurus Recs, New York

KOREAN FOOD CLASSICS & KTOWN NIGHTS WITH MICHELLE 
Locasaurus Recs, New York

FEBRUARY 25, 2019

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AWARDS

  • Weill Cornell Medicine's Pioneers in Diversity Award for Excellence in Public Health Advocacy

  • New York State Radiological Society Scholarship for Young Physician Leadership Summit

  • American Association of University Women Professions Fellowship 

  • Wellesley Alumni Scholarship for Graduate Study in Medicine

  • Wellesley College Neuroscience Honors- Best Neuroscience Thesis

  • New England Psychological Association Honorary Scholar

 
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INVITED TALKS

 

Lee M. Triumphs & Disasters of a Young NYC DOC during COVID: How writing & advocacy helped me love medicine again. FIGS Grand Rounds. May 26, 2022. Zoom.

Lee M et al. A Conversation on AAPI Heritage in Healthcare. FIGS Discussion. May 13, 2022. Instagram Live with FIGS.

Lee M et al. Grace Under Pressure & Eye of the Storm: A Conversation with Healthcare Workers About Mental Health. April 28, 2022. PBS.

Lee M. Understanding The Current Anti-Asian Hate Crisis and Actions Items. New York Presbyterian Hospital Graduate Medical Education. May 27, 2021. Zoom.  

Lee M et al. AAPI Heritage Month: A discussion with FIGS. May 24, 2021. Clubhouse. 

Lee, M. Building Solidarity Against Racial Injustice - Asian American & Pacific Islanders Community Check-in. Stony Brook Medicine. May 22, 2021. Zoom. 

Lee M et al. The Current Anti-Asian Hate Crisis: A Discussion with ASANA Voices & Bengalis of New York. March 28 , 2021. Clubhouse. 

Lee M et al. Clinical characteristics of early noncritical hospitalized patients with coronavirus disease (Covid- 19): a single-center retrospective study in New York City. Infectious Diseases Week, 2020 Oct, Philadelphia, PA

Lee M et al. Clinical characteristics of early noncritical hospitalized patients with coronavirus disease (Covid- 19): a single-center retrospective study in New York City. Mount Sinai Morningside Hospital. Research Symposium, 2020 May, New York, NY.

Lee M et al. Potential Differences in Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced (DCE) MRI Perfusion between Primary CNS and Glioblastoma. Eastern Neuroradiological Society, 2016 Aug, Montreal, Canada.

Lee M, Keane MM, Gleason T. Factors contributing to the emergence of future thinking in children. Eastern Psychological Association, 2013 March, New York, NY.

Lee M, Keane MM, Gleason T. Development of episodic memory and future thinking in children. New England Psychological Association, 2012 Oct, Worcester, MA.

Scientist in the Lab

PEER-REVIEWED MEDICAL JOURNAL ARTICLE PUBLICATIONS

 

Groner LK, Lee M, Gil HDJ, Min RJ, Babagbemi K. Hiding in plain sight: How incorporating honest discussion of racial and social (in)justice into medical education can inspire change. Clinical Imaging. 2022 May 7;89:37-42.

Fayad M & Lee M. Reflections from a first-year doctor in the COVID-19 pandemic in New York City, Syanpsis Health Humanities Journal, 2020 Oct.

Hatzoglou V, Oh JH, Buck O, Lin X, Lee M, Shukla-Dave A, Young RJ, Peck KK, Vachha B, Holodny AI, Grommes C. Pretreatment dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI biomarkers correlate with progression-free survival in primary central nervous system lymphoma, J Neuro Oncology, 2018 Aug 2nd.

Lin X*, Lee M*, Buck O, Woo KM, Zhang Z, Hatzoglou V, Omuro A, Arevalo-Perez J, Thomas AA, Huse J, Peck K, Holodny AI, Young RJ. Diagnostic accuracy of T1-weighted dynamic contrast-enhanced-MRI and DWI-ADC for differentiation of glioblastoma and primary CNS lymphoma. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2017 Mar;38(3):485-491. *equal first-authors

Wang J, Kelly GC, Tate WJ, Lee M, Gutierrez J, Louis ED, Faust PL, Kuo SH. EAAT Expression in the essential tremor dentate nucleus and cerebellar cortex: a postmortem study. Parksinsonism Relat Disord. 2016 Nov;32:87-93.

Lee M, Cheng MM, Lin CY, Louis ED, Faust PL, Kuo SH. Decreased EAAT2 protein expression in the essential tremor cerebellar cortex. Acta Neuropathol. Commun. 2014 Nov 13;2(1):157-168.

Louis ED, Lee M, Cortés E, Vonsattel JPG, Faust PL. Reduced purkinje cell dendritic arborization and loss of dendritic spines in essential tremor. Brain. 2014 Dec; 137:3142-8.

Louis RJ, Lee M, Kuo SH, Vonsattel JP, Louis ED, Faust PL. Cellular density in the cerebellar molecular layer in essential tremor, spinocerebellar ataxia, and controls. Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2014 Nov;20(11):1270-3.

Louis ED, Lee M, Cortés E, Vonsattel JPG, Faust PL. Matching asymmetry of tremor with asymmetry of postmortem cerebellar hemispheric changes in essential tremor. Cerebellum. 2014 Aug; 13(4):462-70.

Pan JJ, Lee M, Honig LS, Vonsattel JPG, Faust PL, Louis ED. Alzheimer’s-related changes in non- demented essential tremor cases vs. controls: links between tau and tremor? Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2014 Jun;20(6):655-8.

Gillman A, Babij R, Lee M, Moskowitz C, Louis ED. Reflections: Neurology and the humanities. Odd harvest. Neurology. 2014 Jan 14;82(2):184-6.

Babij R, Lee M, Cortes E, Vonsattel JPG, Faust PL, Louis ED. Purkinje cell axonal anatomy: quantifying morphometric changes in essential tremor versus control brains. Brain. 2013 Oct;316(10):3051-61.

Louis ED, Babij R, Lee M, Cortes E, Vonsattel JPG, Faust PL. Quantification of cerebellar hemispheric purkinje cell linear density: 32 ET cases versus 16 controls. Mov Disord. 2013 Nov;28(13):1854-9.