Stephanie Lee is an alumni of Valparaiso University where she obtained a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. She is an active scholar for the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation where she has received awards for her undergraduate as well as graduate studies.
Stephanie is currently pursuing her PhD in Public Health with co-concentrations in social and behavioral sciences and clinical and translational science. Her research interests include understanding dietary influence on disease susceptibility and as therapeutic intervention, autoimmune disorders, chronic inflammation, and improving health related quality of life for people with chronic illness. Stephanie is training at the Institute on Aging and the Pain Research and Intervention Center of Excellence (PRICE) centers where she assists with ongoing clinical trials. Complementary and integrative health are the core of her research passions, as well as bringing community awareness to social determinants of health.
Stephanie stays busy with her two daughters, Sophia and Jula, and her three dogs. She enjoys taking cruises and visiting family in her hometown, Michigan City, Indiana.