Gwenyth Lee is an assistant professor of global health at Rutgers Global Health Institute with a joint appointment as an assistant professor of epidemiology in the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the School of Public Health. Her research focuses on understanding the impact of enteric infections on child growth and development. She has also studied interactions between infectious diseases and nutritional status in the context of diseases like tuberculosis, dengue, and HIV. Most of her research is done in Esmeraldas, Ecuador. In her prior role as research assistant professor at the University of Michigan, she supported and led community-based child health studies.
Lee has a PhD and a master of health science, both in international health, from the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University. She also completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Tulane University.
Special feature: New Institute Faculty Member Seeks a Fuller Picture on Child Development — Gwenyth Lee’s research explores the compounding impacts of multiple early-life exposures on child development in low- and middle-income countries. She arrived at Rutgers Global Health Institute in September 2022.
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