San Diego State University

Young-Shin Lee

Young-Shin Lee

Young-Shin Lee

Associate Professor

Phone: (619) 594-5385
Office: Hardy Tower 07

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  • PhD, University of Texas, Austin
  • MS, Seoul National University, Korea
  • BS, Seoul National University, Korea

Professional Memberships

  • Gerontological Society of America
  • Western Institute of Nursing
  • American Nurses Association

Scholarly Areas

Initiation and adherence of physical activity in older adults living independently; prevention of hypertension; measurement of physical activity.  Current Projects: Measure of physical activity by using a pedometer among older adults residing independently in a community. Compare the health and physical activity of ethnic minority.


Dr. Lee has a long history of clinical experience in Medical/Surgical unit in the U.S.A, and Emergency, Neurological, and Rehabilitation units abroad. She has a solid foundation of research ability in design, methods, and analysis. She received a research award from American Nurses Foundation in 2003 and was selected as the Carol Lindman’s New Researcher at the Western Institute of Nursing Conference in Portland, Oregon (April, 2004).