David Richard Lee , MD, MBA

David Richard Lee, MD, MBA is a fellow in the NRSA T32 Primary Care
Research Fellowship and the Specialty Training and Advanced Research (STAR) program in the Department of Medicine. He is also a practicing geriatrician in the Division of Geriatrics at UCLA. He received his MD and MBA from the University of California, Irvine in 2016, completed internal medicine residency at Kaiser Permanente Oakland medical center, and completed geriatrics fellowship at UCLA. His work focuses on the role of health systems in improving care for older adults, particularly for persons living with dementia and their caregivers. His research interests include: (1) understanding policy and health system interventions on outcomes for vulnerable older adults, (2) applying organizational behavior theory to understand implementation of comprehensive dementia care programs, and (3) evaluating interventions for improving the quality and value of care for persons living with dementia and their caregivers.   




“The Impact of Social Factors on the Association of Health System Characteristics and the Adoption of Evidence-Based Comprehensive Dementia Care Programs”