Program Officer, Maternal and Pediatric Infectious Disease Branch
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), NIH
Dr. Sonia Lee is a Program Officer in the Maternal and Pediatric Infectious Disease Branch at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD). Dr. Lee works with investigators on adolescent HIV prevention and treatment, including the Adolescent Medicine Trials Network (ATN) for HIV/AIDS Interventions, to design and implement behavioral studies and behavioral components of biomedical studies in youth living with HIV or at-risk for HIV. Her grant portfolio also includes global research on adolescent HIV prevention and treatment, mHealth for HIV/AIDS, and assessment of neurodevelopmental outcomes. Dr. Lee contributes behavioral science expertise to all activities supported by the branch.
She earned her B.A. in Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania, and her M.A. and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from American University in Washington, D.C. Prior to joining NICHD in 2006, she was a psychologist on the Special Immunology Service at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C., dealing with assessment and care of HIV-infected children and adolescents.