Amy Lee, M.D., M.P.H., MBA

Phone: 330.325.6164
Email: afl@neomed.edu

Room: G-118



  • Professor of Family and Community Medicine
  • Program Director, Consortium of Eastern Ohio Master of Public Health


Dr. Amy Lee, M.D., M.P.H., MBA is Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine.

For the College of Medicine, Dr. Lee is co-module dyad leader for Population Health in the new curriculum and is the course director for the required M4 Quality Improvement course.

For the College of Graduate Studies, she teaches the Population, Public, and Determinants of Health course for the Master of Leadership in Health Systems Science (MLHSS).

She is the program director of Consortium of Eastern Ohio Master of Public Health and teaches three courses and is the primary administrator, coordinating committees, events, accreditation activities, and strategic planning. She is advisor for several student interest groups, including APAMSA, AMSA, Step and Sway Ballroom Club, and Public Health Interest Group. Dr. Lee is on the American Public Health Association’s Executive Board; she has just completed a two-year term as president of the Board of Directors for ASIA, Inc.


My research interests and areas of expertise include public health academia, distance learning, and quality improvement.


The Ohio State University, 1994-1996—M.P.H.
The University of Akron, 1994-1996—MBA

The Ohio State University, 1994-1996–preventive medicine
Akron City Hospital, 1988-1992–obstetrics and gynecology

Northeast Ohio Medical University (formerly known as Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine), 1984-1988—M.D.

University of Akron, 1982-1984–BS, Natural Sciences


  • M1 Population Health
  • M4 Quality Improvement
  • COGS MLHSS Population, Public and Determinants of Health
  • COGS MPH Public Health Concepts
  • COGS MPH Public Health Practice and Issues
  • COGS MPH Capstone Project 1


  • Public Health Foundation Board, July 2022-present
  • American Public Health Association, Executive Board, Elected Member, November 2021-November 2025. Finance and Audit Committee member. Committee on Social Responsibility member.
  • Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice, council member (representing the Association of Prevention Teaching and Research), March 2009-present; co-chair of the Core Competencies Workgroup, December 2014-present.
  • Council on Education for Public Health, councilor, January 2008-December 2014. Site visitor chair 2009-present.
  • Association of Prevention Teaching and Research Annual Meeting Planning Committee, 2006-present.


  • Northeast Ohio Medical University 2021 Glenn Saltzman Community Service Award.
  • Northeast Ohio Medical University 2020 Liebelt-Wheeler Award for Faculty Excellence.
  • Northeast Ohio Medical University Department of Family and Community Medicine 2020 Educational Excellence Award, December 2020
  • Consortium of Eastern Ohio Master of Public Health Outstanding Faculty Award, 2007, 2015, 2020, 2021
  • MedEdPORTAL, The Journal of Teaching and Learning Resources, Top 10 Reviewer, September 2017


  • A Three-Hour Virtual Functional Food Outbreak Exercise. Co-presenter with Don Allensworth-Davies, PhD, MSc and Marguerite Erme, DO, MPH. Teaching Prevention, 2022, virtual conference, March 28-20, 2022.
  • Engaging Academic Public Health in Rebuilding the Nation’s Public Health System. Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health Annual Meeting. Invited panelist, 3/24/22, virtual conference.
  • Continuing the Discussion: Our Journey to Being Anti-Racist Academic Public Health Institutions. Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health Leadership Retreat. Invited panelist, 7/20/21, virtual conference.
  • Student-managed social media collaboration with local health departments (oral). Co-presenter with Sandra Vasenda, MPH. Teaching Prevention 2021, virtual conference, 3/10/2021.
  • Assessment of CEPH competencies using an outcomes dashboard (oral). Co-presenter with Kristin Baughman, PhD. Teaching Prevention 2020, San Antonio, TX, 3/4/2020.


  • Krishnappa V, George E, Oravec M, Jones R, Lee A, Sweet D. Quality improvement project to improve providers’ goal-setting activity for chronic disease self-management. J Healthcare Quality Research. 2021 Nov 26;S2603-6479(21)00101-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jhqr.2021.10.003.
  • Dadlani A, Johnson CT, Fischbein R, Gardner-Buckshaw SL, Lee A, Boltri JM. Using social determinants screening/mapping tools to identify needs and resources for student-run free clinic patients. Ohio J Public Health, 2021, 4(1), 38-44.
  • Lee AF, Quade T, Dwinnells R. Evolution of the academic health department through public health academic and practice collaborations. J Public Health Manag Pract, 2014, 20(3), 290-296.