Dr. Michelle Lee, Assistant Professor and Dietetic Internship Director, recently joined the Department of Allied Health Sciences in Nutrition and Dietetics.
Dr. Lee is a registered and licensed Dietitian who earned her PhD in Nutrition at Mississippi State University, where she was an Instructor and Program Director over the Nutrition department.
Dr. Lee also serves as the Graduate Coordinator for Nutrition and Dietetics. She is currently a participant on the NEPR grant with the College of Nursing and is implementing a Nutrition Education series in conjunction with the Basler Center for Physical Activity. Dr. Lee's areas of research interest include: obesity, health promotion, dietetics education, geriatrics, and clinical nutrition.
Dr. Lee was born and raised in Tupelo, Mississippi. Her husband is John Lee. She has sixteen years of clinical nutrition experience in hospital and long-term care settings. She enjoys reading, sewing, and cooking.
The College of Clinical and Rehabilitative Health Sciences would like to wish a warm welcome to Dr. Lee!