Guijin Lee


Dr. Guijin Lee is an Assistant Research Scientist and Project Manager at the Department of Counseling and Human Development Services at the UGA Mary Frances Early College of Education. She received her Ph.D. degree at The Ohio State University; she practiced her post-doctorate fellowship at Wayne State University School of Social Work for two years and at the University of Memphis School of Public Health for one and half years. She is interested in the prevention and treatment of substance use, mental health problems, and co-occurring disorders among adolescents and young adults. She is confident in dealing with various datasets, including federal, state, international, longitudinal, and cross-sectional, and comfortable with using advanced statistical programs such as SPSS, SAS, STATA, Mplus, and R.

Areas of Expertise

  • Substance Use and Addiction
  • Mental Health Problems
  • Advanced Statistical Analysis


  • Substance Use
  • Mental Health and Well-being
  • Opioid and Drug Addiction
  • Adolescent and Young Adults



  •  Ph.D. in Social Work, 2020
    The Ohio State University
  •  MSW in Social Work, 2009
    Yonsei University, S. Korea
  •  BA in Social Work, 2007
    Yonsei University, S. Korea


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