Helen
Lee
Senior Associate

Lee’s research focuses on the social and economic determinants of health, and on the role of public policy in improving population health and reducing disparities in health among social and economic groups. She is currently involved in the national evaluation of the federal Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program, where she is working on both the implementation and impact analyses of the study. Before joining MDRC in 2012, Lee was a research fellow at the Public Policy Institute of California, a nonpartisan, nonprofit think tank based in San Francisco, CA. She holds a PhD in sociology, a master’s degree in demography, and a BA in sociology, all from the University of Pennsylvania.