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Doctorate of Nursing Science, University of Connecticut (2009)
Master of Science in Nursing, State University of New York at StonyBrook (1981)
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Hunter College/Bellevue School of Nursing (1970)

Recent Courses

Advanced Physical Assessment Of The Adult
Capstone Project
Health Promotion And Disease Prevention
Nursing Research: Conduct And Utilization

Research Interests

My research trajectory is reducing the health disparities of Asian women. My focus is Chinese women's health concerns, specifically domestic violence and postpartum depression.

Grants/Sponsored Research

2013 Adelphi Faculty Development Award for funding a qualitative study about Chinese women victims of domestic violence

The awards below were to fund the instrument development of achieving semantic equivalence between the Chinese and English versions of the Postpartum Depression Screening Scale

2004 Sheila Packard Memorial Award from the Connecticut Nursesí Foundation
2003 Mu Epsilon Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau

Conference Presentations/Papers

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ELizabeth Lee, PhD, FNP-BC (2012). Nursing Strategies for Professional Acculturation, Postpartum Depression, Medication Reconciliation, and Domestic Violence. In Chinese American Nurses's Assn. Flushing, NY.

ELizabeth Lee, PhD, FNP-BC (2009). Challenges of Translation In Instrument Development. In Modern Language Assn. Conference. Philadelphia, PA.

ELizabeth Lee, PhD, FNP-BC (2009). The Cultural Aspects of Achieving Semantic Equivalence Between the Chinese and English Versions of the Postpartum Depression Screening Scale (PDSS). In Eastern Nursing Research Society Conference (pp. Poster). Boston, MA.

Elizabeth Lee, PhD, FNP-BC (2007). Achieving Semantic Equivalence Between the Chinese and English Versions of the Postpartum Depression Screening Scale,. In American Public Health Assn. Conference (pp. poster). Washington, DC.

ELizabeth Lee, PhD, FNP-BC (2007). Asian Traditions Influencing End of Life Issues. In Mu Epsilon Chapter meeting of Sigma Theta Tau. Newburgh, NY.

Elizabeth Lee, PhD, FNP-BC (2003). A Meta-Synthesis of the Illness Experience from the Asian Patients' Perspective. In Distinguished Scholar's Day. University of Connecticut, Storrs, Ct.

Professional Activities

2006-2014 NY Coalition for Asian American Mental Health

2010-2014 Chinese American Nurses' Assn. (CANA)

Director of the Academic/Education Committee
Editor of "CANA NEWS", organization's newsletter
Chairperson of CANA Scholarship Fund

1999-2014 American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
2005-2014 Oncology Nursing Society and Mid-Hudson Valley Chapter of ONS

1997-2014 Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing-Mu Epsilon Chapter

2005-2014 Transcultural Nursing Society

Community and Corporate Leadership

October, 2011-2013 Chairperson of Standard 1 Committee of Adelphi University

2011 American Cancer Society Asian Initiatives Health Fair, Flushing, New York

2010 American Cancer Society Relay for Life-volunteered to do blood pressure screening and community health education with the Chinese American Nursesí Assn., New York

2008 oral presentation on Asian Traditions Influencing End of Life Issues to the New York Coalition for Asian American Mental Health, New York

2007 Good Health Day (health fair) sponsored by Charles B. Wang Health Center, where I participated in educating the community about postpartum depression by passing out bilingual informational brochures, Manhattan and Flushing, New York

2004 poster educating community women about uterine leiomyomata at Breastfeeding: Feeding Our Love, sponsored by the NYC Breastfeeding Alliance, New York, New York.

2003 workshop leader for a relationship seminar at the Asian American Cultural Center at the University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT. to assess the current status of the dating practices of Asian college students.

2000 presented a Wellness Seminar on Cancer-a four session health series to educate Asian American college students at Hunter College in the prevention, early detection, and treatment options of breast, cervical, lung, testicular and prostate cancer, Hunter College, New York

1971-1972 Volunteer Coordinator, Chinatown Health Clinic (Charles B. Wang Health Center), New York, New York.

Licenses & Certifications

2015 Registered Professional Nurse, New York and California

2015 Nurse Practitioner in Family Health, New York

2012 Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative Refresher Course 2

1982-2016 Family Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses Credentialing Center

2012-2014 American Heart Assn. for BLS for Health Care Providers

1994 School Nurse Teacher, New York