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Kiyoung Lee

Department of Environmental Health, Graduate School of Public Health, Seoul National University

Name: Kiyoung Lee
Title: Professor
Degrees: BSc (1986) Seoul National University, MPH (1988) Seoul National University, MSc (1990) University of Michigan, ScD (1993) Harvard University
Phone: 02-740-8881
Fax: 02-745-9104
Email: cleanair@snu.ac.kr

Research Interests

  • Exposure assessment of air pollution
  • Industrial hygiene
  • Indoor environmental quality
  • Environmental epidemiology
  • Agricultural health and safety
  • Secondhand smoke exposure - smoke free law
  • Human activity monitoring

Current Research

  • Development of indoor exposure standard of volatile organic compounds
  • Environmental health center for congenital malformation
  • Development of microenvironmental model for Korean population
  • Environmental exposure and health on the elderly population


Schenker, M.B., Stoecklin, M., Lee, K., Lupercio, R., Zeballos, J., Enright, P., Hennessy, T. and Beckett, L.A. (2004) “Pulmonary Function and Exercise Associated Changes with Chronic Low-level Paraquat Exposure” American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 170 (7): 773-779. 

Lee, K., Lawson, R.J. Olenchock, S., Vallyathan, V., Southard, R.J., Thorne, P.S., Saiki, C. and Schenker, M.B. (2004) “Personal Exposures to Inorganic and Organic Dust in Manual Harvest of California Citrus and Table Grapes” Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene. 1: 505-514. 

Lee, K., Hahn, E.J. Riker, C., Head, S. and Seithers, P. (2007) “Immediate Impact of Smoke-free Law on Indoor Air Pollution” Southern Medical Journal, 100(9):885-889. 

Liu, Y., Lee, K., Perez-Padilla, R., Hudson, N.L. and Mannino, D.M. (2008) “Outdoor and Indoor Air Pollution and COPD related Diseases in Developed and Developing Countries” International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 12(2): 115-127. 

Travers, M.J. and Lee, K.(2008) “Particulate Air Pollution in Irish Pubs Grossly Underestimated” American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 177: 236-237. 

Lee, K., Hahn E.J Okoli, C.T.C., Peiper, N., Repace, J.L. and. Troutman A. (2008) “Different Impact of Smoke-free Laws on Indoor Air Quality” Journal of Environmental Health, 70 (4): 24-32. 

Siddiqui, A.R., Bhutta, Z, Brown, K.H., Lee, K. and Gold, E.B. (2008) “Prenatal Exposure to Wood Fuel Smoke and Low Birth Weight”, Environmental Health Perspectives, 116(4): 543-549. 

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