About Jerry W. Lee, PhD

Dr. Lee became an RN in 1973 based on his Army training and experience and received a PhD in experimental social psychology in 1976 from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Since joining the HPRO faculty in 1983 he has served as Director of the School of Public Health Computer Center, Interim Director of the Center for Health Research, and Associate Chair and Chair of the Department of Health Promotion and Education. He has engaged in wide-ranging research consultation, served on or chaired more than 120 doctoral dissertation committees. 
Research interests: religion and health, filial values and caregiving, cross-cultural research methodology, the theory of planned behavior and health behavior, and addictive behaviors.