Christine Lee



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Personal profile


Dr. Christine Lee works as a Teaching Fellow in the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences at Monash University. Christine obtained her PhD from the Department of Physiology, Monash University, investigating the mechanisms underlying the effectiveness of bariatric surgery with a special focus on the role of energy expenditure.  She currently coordinates third-year physiology units and actively teach into second-year allied health units. She is a part of the community of Higher Education Academy Fellows at Monash University.


Monash teaching commitment

PHY3181 – Reproductive Physiology
PHY3202 – Nutrition, Metabolism and Body Weight
RAD2061 – Radiologic Biology 3
NUT2103 – Advanced Nutritional Physiology and Immunology


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Research area keywords

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Energy Expenditure
  • Brown Adipose Tissue
  • Thermogenesis
  • Learning & Teaching
  • Graduate Employability

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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