American Society of Hematology

2020 President: Stephanie J. Lee, MD, MPH

Stephanie Lee

Stephanie Lee, MD, MPH, is a member of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and a professor at the University of Washington in Seattle. She holds the David and Patricia Giuliani/Oliver Press Endowed Chair in Cancer Research. Dr. Lee earned her medical degree from the Stanford University School of Medicine and completed her master’s degree in public health at the Harvard School of Public Health.

Dr. Lee has been a member of ASH for 25 years, and during that time has served in various leadership roles representing the Society, most recently serving as ASH Secretary, ASH Vice President, and ASH President-Elect. She previously chaired the Scholar Awards Program Study Section and has participated in many educational and career-development programs. As president of ASH, Dr. Lee aims to grow ASH’s programs and activities strategically by investing where ASH can make a difference. She will advocate for hematology by increasing public appreciation and understanding of hematology research and subspecialty care. Dr. Lee is committed to fostering the next generation of hematologists through mentoring, embracing diversity, and providing opportunities for others to be more involved in ASH’s activities.

Dr. Lee’s research program and clinical practice focus on allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation as well as late effects of hematopoietic cell transplantation, particularly chronic graft-versus-host disease.

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