Posted on September 25, 2022 by Amanda Cerreto

Jusung Lee The Society of Family Planning Research Fund has awarded eight researchers with the Changemakers in Family Planning grant. Jusung Lee, assistant professor of Public Health, is among the awardees.

The aim of the Changemakers in Family Planning award is to provide dedicated support for scholars of color to develop their research skills and leadership in the field of family planning research.

Lee was awarded $59,609 for his research on the intersection of health policy and individuals’ health behaviors and health status. "This grant will be the foundation for developing a body of research that explores the role of social determinants of health in improving reproductive health among racial minorities and underserved populations," Lee said.

Lee is the first faculty member from the College for Health, Community and Policy to receive this grant.

— Amanda Cerreto