Jung-Ag Lee, PhD, RN

Jung-Ah Lee, PhD, RN, an Associate Professor in the Program in Nursing Science, University of California Irvine, received a Doctorate of Philosophy in Nursing from the University of Washington (UW) School of Nursing (SoN), Seattle, WA, and a Master of Nursing from the UW SoN Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems. Dr. Lee is interested in healthcare systems and how the structure and processes of a health care system affects patient safety and clinical and organizational outcomes. She has investigated quality improvement techniques, patient safety issues, effective healthcare delivery models and cost-effectiveness of care.




“The use of innovative mobile health technology among elderly Hispanics on anticoagulation therapy.” Dr. Lee’s RCMAR/CHIME- and UCLA CTSI-funded project was a design and test of Mobile Applications for Seniors to enhance Safe anticoagulation therapy (MASS), a mobile-based health technology intervention composed of several culturally appropriate and age-sensitive tools and components in order to promote independence and self-care in older Hispanics on anticoagulation treatment (AT) using the principals of participatory action research.


Lee JA, Nguyen AL, Berg J, Amin A, Bachman M, Guo Y, Evangelista LS. Attitudes and preferences on the use of mobile health technology and health games for self-management: interviews with older adults on anticoagulation therapy. Journal of Medical Internet Research (MDIR) mHealth and uHealth. 2014 Jul 23;2(3):e32. doi: 10.2196/mhealth.3196. PMID: 25098413. PMCID: PMC4125157.