Scott Lee MD, MPH, FACS

Lecturer
Epidemiology

Scott Lee is a Lecturer of Epidemiology and the founder and CEO of the non-profit iCare, which is active in international medical missions work.

Scott Lee is a Lecturer of Epidemiology at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, and an orbit, ophthalmic, and oculoplastic surgeon. He received his undergraduate degree from Brown University, MD-MPH from UCLA/Harvard as a joint degree program, residency in ophthalmology at UCSF, and fellowship at the renowned Sydney Eye Hospital. He is the founder and CEO of the non-profit iCare which is active in international medical missions work. iCare has taught surgeons and helped to develop sustainable surgical interventions in Haiti, Macedonia, China, Myanmar, Bolivia, Morocco, Cambodia, Swaziland, Kenya, and many other countries. Dr. Lee is active in research and development of new technology in medicine, as partner and chief medical officer of 2 start-ups, and sits on 5 boards in Venture capital, non-profit, and other sectors.

  • Use of smartphone technology: RCT of glaucoma patients to assess adherence and drug compliance, apps to change patient behavior
  • Role of gamification in ophthalmic smartphone apps.
  • Burma Trachoma Study: A graded approach to trachoma surgery interventions by non-physician public health workers
  • Burma explant extrusion study: longitudinal follow-up of marble implantation as a viable and economic means of orbital implants
  • Achieving sustainable surgical interventions, transference of long term surgical skills, in Bolivia, Haiti, Macedonia, and Luoyang, China
  • PH196 Global ophthalmic public health and Epidemiology of eye disease
  • PH112 Global Public Health (co-taught with Art Reingold)