Richard V. Lee, MD, is a graduate of Yale University (BS 1960) and of the Yale University School of Medicine (MD 1964). His clinical training in internal medicine and infectious/inflammatory disease was at Yale. Dr. Lees research and clinical interests have covered a broad range of issues, including the health status of geographically isolated human populations, international health, and the complexities of managing medical complications of pregnancy. His international work has involved providing care and medical educational programs for refugees under the auspices of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (Thailand, Cambodia) and consulting for the World Health Organizations Collaborating Center for Health in Housing based in Buffalo. He has a long-term interest in the relationships among environmental factors and human health. He has maintained an active research program studying the health of isolated populations in Northern Kenya (Rendille tribe), Brazil (Kayapo, Parakana, and Apalai tribes), and the Northwestern Himalaya (Ladakh). Dr. Lee developed the Medical Trek Program at the State University of New York at Buffalo 15 years ago. The medical treks have allowed a variety of students to participate in field work with isolated populations. He is emeritus secretary of the Board of Trustees of the Yale-China Association and maintains active academic interchange with medical schools in Hong Kong, Changsha (Hunan Province), and Beijing. He is presently Professor of Medicine at the State University of New York at Buffalo with secondary or adjunct appointments as Professor in Pediatrics, Obstetrics, Anthropology and Social and Preventive Medicine. He has written chapters for toxicology and occupational health textbooks as well as the standard texts for obstetric medicine. He has published more than 200 papers, essays, and book chapters and edited several books. Dr. Lee is a peer reviewer for numerous scientific and medical journals. He is corresponding editor for the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (UK) and an associate editor of the International Journal of Environmental Health Research. He is Medical Director of Ecology and Environment, Inc., and has been a member of its Medical Advisory Board for 20 yearsWhen I Was a Boy in China - eBook
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