Stephanie L. Lee, MD, PhD, FACE, ECNU, earned a PhD in physiology/pharmacology and a MD from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine in La Jolla, California. Dr. Lee is an associate professor of medicine at the Boston University School of Medicine and Director of the Thyroid Health Center and the Thyroid Nodule and Cancer Research Center at Boston Medical Center (BMC). Dr. Lee has designed the BMC Health Center to be a comprehensive multidisciplinary center for the evaluation and treatment of patients with thyroid nodules and cancer that will promote translational research targeted to improve diagnosis and management of patients with thyroid disease. She coordinates all aspects of patient care for the diagnosis and treatment of thyroid diseases, including formal dosimetry studies for life-threatening cases of thyroid cancer.
Dr. Lee participated in writing the 2006 and 2009 American Thyroid Association evidence-based guidelines for the diagnosis and management of thyroid nodules and cancer. She has been recognized for her outstanding skills as an educator and clinician with the 2009 Robert Evans Dawson Clinician Award from the Department of Medicine at BMC. She continues her teaching efforts, including a monthly column on the imaging of endocrine disease in Endocrine Today, an internationally distributed endocrine newspaper. Dr. Lee participates in clinical trials testing a novel device to detect malignancy in thyroid nodules and therapies of advanced thyroid cancer. She is an actively participating member of the Endocrine Society, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, and the American Thyroid Association. She has served as a member of the American Thyroid Association Board of Directors and is currently an active board member of the New England Chapter of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists.