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Dr. Jessica Lee

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Dr. Jessica Y. Lee received her MPH and DDS degrees from Columbia University and her Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry and PhD in Health Policy and Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she was also a NIH National Research Service Award recipient and Post-doc fellow at the Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research. She is currently on faculty in both the Departments of Pediatric Dentistry and Health Policy Analysis at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

She is board certified Pediatric Dentist and an active member of the medical staff at UNC Hospitals and practices in the Dental Faculty Practice in the School of Dentistry. She also serves as the Director of Research for the Department of Pediatric Dentistry. She is involved in teaching, clinical practice and research and maintains several research grants. Her major research interests include health literacy, outcome assessment, costs effectiveness investigations, access to oral health care and health disparities in young children.