Sun Young Lee, MD

Assistant Professor, Medicine

Sun Lee
617.638.7470
732 Harrison Ave

Biography

Dr. Lee received her medical degree from Rutgers University – New Jersey Medical School in Newark, NJ. She completed her internal medicine residency and clinical and research fellowship in endocrinology at Boston University School of Medicine/ Boston University Medical Center. Dr. Lee has also participated in the Clinical Research Training (CREST) program at Boston University Clinical and Translational Science Institute and obtained MSc. degree in epidemiology at Boston University School of Public Health.

Her clinical interests include general endocrinology, thyroid disease, iodine metabolism, maternal thyroid disease in pregnancy. Research interests include thyroid disease in pregnancy, iodine nutrition in pregnancy, iodine metabolism and thyroid disease, thyroidal disrupting chemicals, and metabolic effects of thyroid disease.

Dr. Lee has had multiple publications in the areas of thyroid disease in pregnancy, iodine nutrition in pregnancy, iodine metabolism and thyroid disease, and was awarded NIH K23 grant in 2019 to study the effects of maternal thyroid dysfunction and exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals in pregnancy. She servers as an ad-hoc reviewer of multiple journals, and is an Academic editor for PLOS One, and associate editor for Clinical Thyroidology and Clinical Thyroidology for the Public. She is active in American Thyroid Association and New England Chapter of American Associations of Clinical Endocrinologists, and a member of Endocrine Society.

Education

  • Rutgers University, MD
  • Wellesley College, BA

Publications

  • Published on 10/30/2018

    Patel A, Lee SY, Stagnaro-Green A, MacKay D, Wong AW, Pearce EN. Iodine Content of the Best-Selling United States Adult and Prenatal Multivitamin Preparations. Thyroid. 2019 01; 29(1):124-127. PMID: 30266075.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 1/1/2018

    Lee SY, Pearce EN. Lammi-Keefe CJ, Couch SC, Kirwan JP (eds) Handbook of Nutrition and Pregnancy. Iodine Requirements in Pregnancy. Humana Press. New York, NY. 2018; 51-69.

  • Published on 12/1/2017

    Lee SY, McCarthy AM, Stohl H, Ibrahim S, Jeong C, Braverman LE, Ma W, He X, Mestman JH, Schuller KE, Jahreis KA, Pearce EN, Leung AM. Urinary Iodine, Perchlorate, and Thiocyanate Concentrations in U.S. Lactating Women. Thyroid. 2017 Dec; 27(12):1574-1581. PMID: 29130403.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 7/11/2017

    Lee SY, Stagnaro-Green A, MacKay D, Wong AW, Pearce EN. Iodine Contents in Prenatal Vitamins in the United States. Thyroid. 2017 08; 27(8):1101-1102. PMID: 28599614.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 8/19/2016

    Lee SY, Askin G, McDonnell ME, Arnold LM, Alexanian SM. HYPOGLYCEMIA RATES AFTER RESTRICTION OF HIGH-DOSE GLARGINE IN HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS. Endocr Pract. 2016 12; 22(12):1393-1400. PMID: 27540877.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 5/19/2016

    Lee SY, Chesdachai S, Lee MJ, He XM, Tangpricha V, Braverman LE. Thyroid Function in Patients with Cystic Fibrosis: No Longer a Concern? Thyroid. 2016 07; 26(7):875-9. PMID: 27114049.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 3/30/2016

    De Leo S, Lee SY, Braverman LE. Hyperthyroidism. Lancet. 2016 Aug 27; 388(10047):906-18. PMID: 27038492.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 3/15/2016

    Lee S, Farwell AP. Euthyroid Sick Syndrome. Compr Physiol. 2016 Mar 15; 6(2):1071-80. PMID: 27065175.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 7/27/2015

    Kommareddy S, Lee SY, Braverman LE, Pearce EN. THYROID FUNCTION AND METABOLIC SYNDROME: A CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDY IN OBESE AND OVERWEIGHT PATIENTS. Endocr Pract. 2015 Nov; 21(11):1204-10. PMID: 26214105.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 3/23/2015

    Lee SY, Chang DL, He X, Pearce EN, Braverman LE, Leung AM. Urinary iodine excretion and serum thyroid function in adults after iodinated contrast administration. Thyroid. 2015 May; 25(5):471-7. PMID: 25744578.

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