Dr Karen Lee

Research Manager

Dr Karen Lee is the Acting Research Manager (maternity leave cover) at The Australian Prevention Partnership Centre. Karen previously worked as a Research Officer with Implementation and Scale-up team based within the Prevention Research Collaboration at the University of Sydney. Her research interests are in the area of implementation and scale up of chronic disease prevention, obesity prevention and physical activity programs. She is particularly interested in examining how scaling up decisions and processes can be improved for population health benefits. As part of her PhD, she developed a scalability assessment tool.

Dr Lee has worked extensively across both public and private sectors in the area of program and policy evaluation and health service redesign. She completed her doctorate at the University of Sydney and is passionate about advancing the field of implementation and scale up.

Dr Karen Lee's publications