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Christoph Lee, M.D., M.S., M.B.A.


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Dr. Christoph Lee is Professor of Radiology at the University of Washington (UW) School of Medicine, Adjunct Professor of Health Services at the UW School of Public Health, and Staff Physician at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. Dr. Lee’s research focuses on breast cancer screening technology assessment for which he has obtained grants from the National Institutes of Health, American Cancer Society, and Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

He is the lead or co-lead editor of five books spanning the basic sciences, evidence-based medicine, and medical imaging, distributed internationally by McGraw-Hill and Oxford University Press. Dr. Lee has authored or co-authored more than 150 peer-reviewed journal articles and chapters. He has served on the editorial boards of three leading specialty journals: Radiology, the American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR), and the Journal of the American College of Radiology (JACR).

Dr. Lee earned his BA cum laude from Princeton University, his MD cum laude from Yale University, and completed his radiology residency at Stanford University. He completed both a breast imaging fellowship and a two-year health policy fellowship as a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar at UCLA, where he earned his MS in health services research. Dr. Lee also earned his MBA in healthcare management from Johns Hopkins University with election to the Beta Gamma Sigma honor society.

Recent Publications (via Semantic Scholar)

Artificial intelligence (AI) to enhance breast cancer screening: protocol for population-based cohort study of cancer detection.
M. L. Marinovich, E. Wylie, William Lotter, et al. - Published 2022 - BMJ OPEN

A Warning about Warning Signals for Interpreting Mammograms.
S. Hofvind, Christoph I. Lee - Published 2021 - RADIOLOGY

Breast biopsy patterns and findings among older women undergoing screening mammography: The role of age and comorbidity.
S. Advani, L. Abraham, D. Buist, et al. - Published 2021 - JOURNAL OF GERIATRIC ONCOLOGY

Prioritizing breast imaging services during the COVID pandemic: A survey of breast imaging facilities within the Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium
B. Sprague, E. O'Meara, Christoph I. Lee, et al. - Published 2021 - PREVENTIVE MEDICINE

Data Quality, Data Sharing, and Moving Artificial Intelligence Forward.
J. Elmore, Christoph I. Lee - Published 2021 - JAMA NETWORK OPEN

A Continuously Benchmarked and Crowdsourced Challenge for Rapid Development and Evaluation of Models to Predict COVID-19 Diagnosis and Hospitalization
Yao Yan, T. Schaffter, T. Bergquist, et al. - Published 2021 - JAMA NETWORK OPEN

Interval and Subsequent Round Breast Cancer in a Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Digital Breast Tomosynthesis and Digital Mammography Screening.
S. Hofvind, N. Moshina, Å. Holen, et al. - Published 2021 - RADIOLOGY

Assessment of a Risk-Based Approach for Triaging Mammography Examinations During Periods of Reduced Capacity
D. Miglioretti, Michael C S Bissell, K. Kerlikowske, et al. - Published 2021 - JAMA NETWORK OPEN

Preoperative MRI in breast cancer: effect of breast density on biopsy rate and yield
T. Onega, Weiwei Zhu, K. Kerlikowske, et al. - Published 2021 - BREAST CANCER RESEARCH AND TREATMENT

Comparative Access to and Use of Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Screening by Women’s Race/Ethnicity and Socioeconomic Status
Christoph I. Lee, Wei-wei Zhu, T. Onega, et al. - Published 2021 - JAMA NETWORK OPEN