Leigha Lee

Email: llee40@emory.edu

Leigha is a driven individual hailing from South Korea. With a strong educational background, she obtained a B.S. and B.A. from Yonsei University. However, her ambition to become a physician led her to embark on a new journey in Atlanta, where she is determined to start afresh and pursue her dream wholeheartedly.

Leigha aspires to be a compassionate professional, equipped with the skills and knowledge to make a positive impact on people’s lives. Her ultimate goal is to provide exceptional care and help individuals on their path to recovery.

Currently, Leigha is working diligently under the guidance of Dr. Bae, immersing herself in a valuable learning experience. She appreciates the opportunity to gain practical insights and deepen her understanding of the medical field.

Although Leigha has not yet identified a specific research interest, she has always found working with animal models captivating. Their unique role in scientific studies has fascinated her, and she hopes to explore this area further in the future.

Beyond her academic pursuits, Leigha possesses a captivating fun fact about her life. She dedicated an impressive 10 years to figure skating, reaching the pinnacle of her sport by competing on a national level. This experience instilled in her discipline, perseverance, and a drive for excellence that she now channels into her medical aspirations.

With her dedication, passion, and diverse experiences, Leigha Lee is poised to make a remarkable impact in the medical field and become a compassionate and skilled physician who brings healing to those in need.