Kathy Lee

Assistant Professor, School of Social Work

Dr. Lee is an assistant professor in the School of Social Work at UT Arlington. She is a licensed social worker and an applied researcher whose primary research goal is to create healthier, more equitable communities for vulnerable and marginalized older adults and their family caregivers. She is particularly interested in psychosocial interventions and community-based supports to improve the health and well-being of older adults. She is also interested in identifying disparities in health and health care systems by focusing on underrepresented populations in the field of aging. She was recently involved in two funded research projects regarding community mobility of transportation disadvantaged older adults.