Joi Lee

Research Assistant, Institute for Global Health Sciences

Ms. Lee works with Carol Camlin on her research portfolio in Uganda and Kenya. Joi is former SF Build Scholar with an interest in clinical health disparities and its impact on the health of vulnerable populations. She is also a former NIH Diversity Fellow at UCSF in non-communicable disease interventions for African American communities. Joi is the co-founder of the San Francisco Health Initiative, an NIH-funded, community-based project developed to empower students to pursue careers in the sciences. She plans to pursue a Doctor of Medicine degree and to develop a web-based platform to improve access to care in communities that lack equitable preventative health consulting.


Areas of interest:

  • Clinical health disparities
  • Vulnerable populations
  • Health equity