28. Lexi Harari and Chioun Lee. (2021). Intersectionality in Quantitative Health Disparities Research: A Systematic Review of Challenges and Limitations in Empirical Studies. Social Science & Medicine. [Journal Link]

27. Lee, Chioun, Soojin Park, and Jennifer Boylan. (In Press). Cardiovascular Health at the Intersection of Race and Gender: Identifying Life-Course Processes to Reduce Health Disparities, Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences. [Journal Link]

26. Dana Glei, Chioun Lee, and Maxine Weinstein. (2020). Socioeconomic Disparities in U.S. Mortality: The Role of Smoking and Alcohol/Drug Abuse. SSM-Population Health,25 (12), 100699. [Journal Link].

25. Lee, Chioun, Lexi Harari and Soojin Park. (2020). Early-Life Adversities and Recalcitrant Smoking in Midlife: An Examination of Gender and Life-Course Pathways. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 54 (11), 867–879. [Journal Link]

24. Lee, Chioun, Manjing Gao and Carol D. Ryff. (2020). Gender, Conscientiousness, and Smoking: A Collective vs. Individualistic Society Comparison. Frontiers in Psychology. [Journal Link]

23. Lee, Chioun and Carol D. Ryff. (2019). Pathways Linking Combinations of Early-Life Adversities to Adult Mortality: Tales that Vary by Gender. Social Science & Medicine. Nov; 240:112566. [Journal Link]

22. Lee, Chioun and Soojin Park. (2020). “Examining Cumulative Inequality in the Association between Childhood SES and BMI from Midlife to Old Age.” Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences. 75(6), 1264-1274 [Journal Link]

  • Published in special issue: Cumulative Dis/Advantage Innovations in Research and Theory

21. Springer, Kristen, Chioun Lee, and Deborah Carr. (2019). “Spousal Breadwinning Across 30 Years of Marriage and Husbands’ Health: A Gendered Life Course Stress Approach.” Journal of Aging and Health, 31(1), 37–66. [Journal Link]

  • Featured in news outlets, including DailyMail.com in UK, MEL Magazine, and The Philadelphia Inquirer.

20. Lee, Chioun, Carol Ryff, and Chris Coe. (2018). “Gender, Early Life Adversities, and Adult Health.” In Carol Ryff and Robert Krueger (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Integrative Health Science (pp. 63–74). New York: Oxford University Press. [Book Link]

19. Lee, Chioun, Vera K. Tsenkova, Jennifer M. Boylan, and Carol D. Ryff. (2018) “Gender Differences in the Pathways from Childhood Disadvantage to Metabolic Syndrome in Adulthood: An Examination of Health Lifestyles.” SSM-Population Health, 4, 216–224. [Journal Link]

18. Lee, Chioun. (2018). “Adult Children’s Education and Physiological Dysregulation among Older Parents.” Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences, 73(6), 1143–1154. [Journal Link]

17. Vera K. Tsenkova, Chioun Lee, and Jennifer M. Boylan. (2017). “Childhood Socioeconomic Disadvantage, Occupational, Leisure-time and Household Physical Activity and Diabetes in Adulthood.” Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 17, 1–27. [Journal Link]

16. Lee, Chioun, Chris L. Coe, and Carol D. Ryff. (2017). “Social Disadvantage, Severe Child Abuse, and Biological Profiles in Adulthood.” Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 58(3), 371–386. [Journal Link]

15. Lee, Chioun, Dana Glei, Noreen Goldman, and Maxine Weinstein. (2017). “Children’s Education and Parents’ Trajectories of Depressive Symptoms.” Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 58(1), 86–101. [Journal Link]

14. Lee, Chioun and Carol D. Ryff. (2016) “Early Parenthood as a Link between Childhood Disadvantage and Adult Heart Problems: A Gender-Based Approach.” Social Science & Medicine, 171, 58–66. [Journal Link]

13. Lee, Chioun, Germán Rodríguez, Dana A. Glei, Maxine Weinstein, and Noreen Goldman. (2014). “Increases in Blood Glucose in Older Adults: The Effects of Spousal Health.” Journal of Aging and Health, 26, 952–968. [Journal Link]

  • Featured in news outlets, including Asian Scientist Magazine.

12. Lee, Chioun, Vera Tsenkova, and Deborah Carr. (2014). “Childhood Trauma and Metabolic Syndrome in Men and Women.” Social Science & Medicine, 105, 122–130. [Journal Link]

  • An early version of this paper received an Honorable Mention for the Louise Johnson Graduate Student Paper Award in 2012, Medical Sociology Section, American Sociological Association.

11. Lee, Chioun, Dana Glei, Maxine Weinstein, and Noreen Goldman. (2014). “Death of a Child and Parental Wellbeing in Old Age: Evidence from Taiwan.” Social Science & Medicine, 101, 166–173. [Journal Link]

  • Editorial commentary: Sarrela, Jan. (2014). Invited commentary on “Death of a child and parental wellbeing in old age: evidence from Taiwan.” Social Science & Medicine, 101, 174–175.

10. Lee, Chioun and Helene R. White. (2012). “The Effects of Childhood Maltreatment on Violent Injuries and Premature Death during Young Adulthood among Urban High-risk Men.” Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, 166(9), 814–820. [Journal Link]

  • An early version of this paper received the 2011 outstanding qualifying paper award, Department of Sociology, Rutgers University.

9. Lee, Chioun, Courtney Cronley, Helene R. White, Eun-Young Mun, Magda Stouthamer-Loeber, and Rolf Loeber. (2012). “Racial Differences in the Consequences of Childhood Maltreatment for Adolescent and Young Adult Depression, Heavy Drinking, and Violence.” Journal of Adolescent Health, 50(5), 443–449. [Journal Link]

8. Courtney Cronley, Helene R. White, Eun-Young Mun, Chioun Lee, Andrea K. Finlay, and Rolf Loeber. (2012). “Exploring the Intersection of Neighborhood Racial and Economic Composition and Individual Race on Substance Use among Male Adolescents.” Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse, 11(1), 52–74. [Journal Link]

7. White, Helene R., Chioun Lee, Eun-Young Mun, and Rolf Loeber. (2012). “Developmental Patterns of Alcohol Use in Relation to Persistence and Desistance of Serious Violent Offending among African American and Caucasian Young Men.” Criminology, 50(2), 391–426. [Journal Link]

6. Andrea K. Finlay, Helene R. White, Eun-Young Mun, Courtney Cronley, and Chioun Lee. (2012). “Racial Differences in Trajectories of Heavy Drinking and Regular Marijuana Use from Ages 13 through 24 among African-American and White Males.” Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 121(1–2), 118–123. [Journal Link]

5. Greenfield, Emily, Chioun Lee, Elliot Friedman, and Kristen W. Springer. (2011). “Child Abuse as a Risk Factor for Sleep Problems in Adulthood: Evidence from the National Survey of Midlife Development in the U.S.” Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 42(2), 245–256. [Journal Link]

4. Nieri, Tanya, Chioun Lee, Stephen Kulis, and Falavio Francisco Marsiglia. (2011). “An Analysis of Latent Acculturation Classes in a Sample of Mexican-heritage 5th Graders.” Social Science Research, 40(4), 1236–1248. [Journal Link]

3. Lee, Chioun, Eun-Young Mon, Helene R. White, and Patricia Simon. (2010). “Substance Use Trajectories of Black and White Young Men from Adolescence to Emerging Adulthood: A Two-Part Growth Curve Analysis.” Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse, 9(4), 301–319. [Journal Link]

  • Winner of the Early Career Prevention Network Award (Top 3 posters), Society for Prevention Research.

2. Lee, Chioun, Stephanie L. Ayers, Jennie J. Kronenfeld, Patrick A. Rivers, and Sam S. Kim. (2010). “The Importance of Examining Movements within the U.S. Health Care System: Sequential ­Logit Modeling.” BMC Health Services Research, 10, 269. [Journal Link]

1. Lee, Chioun, Stephanie L. Ayers ,and Jennie J. Kronenfeld. (2009). The “Association between Perceived Provider Discrimination, Health Care Utilization, and Health Status in Racial and Ethnic Minorities.” Ethnicity & Disease, 19(3), 330–337. [Journal Link]