Hochang B. Lee, M.D.
Prior to his chairmanship at University of Rochester, he was the founding director and Chief of Yale's Psychological Medicine Service and Director of Psychological Medicine Research Center at Yale. Previously, he had also been Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and Director of Research Development at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.
His primary research interests are: 1. Developing innovative models for delivery behavioral health service for medical and surgical patients. 2. Prevention of neuropsychiatric morbidity (e.g. delirium, depression, and dementia) after major surgery among the elders. 3. Asian American mental health issues, especially among the elders.
Dr. Lee is board certified in psychiatry with sub-specialty certification in psychosomatic medicine. His primary clinical interest is in behavioral aspects of dementia care, especially among those elders with multiple medical comorbidities. Dr. Lee completed psychiatry residency and combined neuropsychiatry/psychiatric epidemiology fellowships at Johns Hopkins after earning his MD at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia in 1997.
Dr. Lee is the Editor-In-Chief for Journal of the Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry and the President of International College of Psychosomatic Medicine.
Psychiatry - American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology
Psychiatry & Neurology, Psychosomatic Medicine - American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology
Professor - Department of Psychiatry (SMD)
Chair - Department of Psychiatry (SMD)
John Romano Professorship of Psychiatry - Department of Psychiatry (SMD)
Professor - Department of Neuroscience (SMD) - Joint
Residency & Fellowship
Fellowship, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. 2000 - 2003
Residency, Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins Hospital. 1998 - 2001
Internship, Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. 1997 - 1998
MD | Jefferson Medical College. 1997
Donald Oken Fellow Award. 2020
Don R. Lipsitt Award. 2019
Visiting Professorship Award (Hospital of UPenn). 2018
The Chairman's Award, Department of Psychiatry. 2015
Visiting Professorship Award (Baystate Hospital). 2014
NIMH/ Advanced Research Institute Scholar. 2008
The Dlin/Fischer Award in Excellence in Clinical Research. 2007
Junior Investigator Award. 2004
The APIRE/GlaxoSmithKline Mental Health Scholar. 2003
The 2002 AAGP Summer Research Institute Scholar. 2002
The American Psychiatric Institute of Research and Education (APIRE)/ Janssen Scholar in Severe Mental Illness. 2000