Yong Gun (YG) Lee
MSW, Ph.D., Columbia University
Yong Gun (YG) Lee is the Postdoctoral Associate in Intersectionality & Sexual and Gender Minority (SGM) Health at Rutgers School of Social Work and will be collaborating with Drs. Edward Alessi, Michael LaSala, and Gabriel Robles. He studies social-ecological factors shaping the health of SGM individuals with the intention of informing interventions aimed at expanding safe and equitable access to health care. As part of his doctoral training, YG collaborated on clinical trials of interventions harnessing interpersonal (e.g., partners, peers) influences for promoting linkage to HIV care among men who have sex with men and illicitly use substances in New York City and Kazakhstan. YG hails from Seoul and Jakarta and received his MSW and Ph.D. from Columbia School of Social Work.