Dr. Victoria Eun Hyung Lee, an alumna of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, has been named the new CEO and president of Frasier Health, one of five regional health authorities in British Columbia that works with Canada’s Ministry of Health. Dr. Lee earned an MPH in international health from the Bloomberg School in 2008 and also holds an MBA from the Johns Hopkins Carey School of Business.
Dr. Lee joined Fraser Health in 2010 and has been its chief medical officer for the past four years. In the past few years, she’s advocated ending the stigma around people who use illicit drugs, so that they will be more likely to seek help.
Before joining Fraser Health, Dr. Lee had roles with national and international organizations, including the United Nations Development Programme and the World Bank in the areas of comparative health systems, health policy, and health financing. She has also worked as a doctor in rural communities in Chile and Brazil.
Dr. Lee earned her medical degree from the University of Western Ontario and a fellowship in community medicine from the University of Toronto.