Nutrition, Metabolism & Rehabilitation Sciences

Faculty & Staff

Mi Jung Lee

Mi Jung Lee, PhD, BSOT
Research Assistant Professor

Research Expert Profile

Contact Information

301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-1137

P: 409-772-9446

Research Areas

Health informatics, Measurement Science, Home Modification


Mi Jung Lee, PhD, BSOT is a Research Assistant Professor of the Rehabilitation Sciences PhD Progam for the Department of Nutrition, Metabolism and Rehabilitation Sciences in the School of Health Professions (SHP) at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB).

Dr. Lee received a Bachelor of Science from Yonsei University and a PhD from the University of Florida.

Grants & Funding

  • Grant# K12 HD0559292020 - Present
    • Source: NIH/NICHD
    • Study: Rehabilitation Research Career Development Program
    • Role: Scholar (PI: Ottenbacher)

Notable Publications

  • Lee, MJ., Poulin, E., Castañeda, G., & Romero, S. (2020) Feasibility of Using a Tele-Presence Robot to Conduct Home Safety Evaluations, Annals of International Occupational Therapy,
  • Lee, MJ., Romero, S., Jia, H., Velozo, C., Gruber-Baldini, A., & Shulman, L. (2019) Self-Efficacy for Managing Hypertension and Comorbid Conditions, World Journal of Hypertension, 9(3), 30-41, 10.5494/wjh.v9.i3.30
  • Lee, MJ., Ratcliff. K., Hilton. C., & Hong. I. (2019) Validation of Sensory Outcome Measure: Findings from 2011 Survey of Pathway to Diagnosis and Services, Korean Journal of Occupational Therapy, 27(4), 167-182, 10.14519/kjot.2019.27.4.13
  • Hong, I., Shields, M. F., Lee, MJ., Kitchens, R., Ratcliff, K., & Reistetter, TA. (2019). Challenges and opportunities for occupational therapy in big data research. Korean Journal of Occupational Therapy, 27(4), 155-165. 10.14519/kjot.2019.27.4.12
  • Lee, Y., Hong, I., Lee, MJ., & Pack, H. (2019) Identifying Risk of Depressive Symptoms in Adults with Physical Disabilities Receiving Rehabilitation Services: Propensity Score Approaches, Annals of Rehabilitation Medicine, 43(3), 250-261. 10.5535/arm.2019.43.3.250

Note: A complete list of all publications can be found on the UTMB Research Experts web page.

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