Joyce Mee Kyoung Lee MD

Associate Professor, Pediatrics
Pediatric Endocrinology, Pediatrics
Clinical Interests:

pediatric type 1 and type 2 diabetes; obesity



Medical School or Training

  • University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2000


  • Children's Hospital Boston, Pediatrics, MA, 2003


  • Pediatric Endocrinology, University of Michigan Health System, 2006

Board Certification

  • Pediatric Endocrinology


I am Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Public Health at the University of Michigan and I conduct both clinical and health services research focused on childhood diabetes and obesity. I am passionate about the notion that human centered design and design thinking can transform the delivery of clinical care and the biomedical research enterprise. I co-direct the Mott Mobile Technology Program for Enhancing Child Health, and I am one of the leaders of (, a community of individuals passionate about health, technology, and patient-centered participatory design. You can find more information about my projects, publications, and interests at


I am a pediatrician, diabetes specialist, and design thinker from the University of Michigan. I blog about patient-centered design and technology at; and I encourage you to follow me on Twitter I would love for you to join a movement to support health, technology, and participatory design!