Dr. Seung Min Kathy Lee, Ph.D, KMD

Dr. Seung Min Kathy Lee, was raised in Portugal, Singapore, Korea, and the US, and studied Korean Medicine in Kyung Hee University - Korea’s top rated College of Korean Medicine. After obtaining her license to practice Korean Medicine, she continued her acupuncture studies and research in a postgraduate residency program for four years at Kyung Hee University Korean Medicine Hospital and became a Board certified specialist in Acupuncture and Moxibustion.  She obtained her PhD in Acupuncture and Moxibustion as well and is currently working as a lead Saam acupuncture instructor at Donguibogam Academy. 

Other than teaching and research, she regularly treats patients at several different private clinics. Her main clinical interests focus on integration of Korean medicine into modern healthcare, particularly, using Korean-style Saam acupuncture. Dr. Lee co-authored a book chapter entitled “Obesity and Acupuncture” in Integrative Weight Management – A Guide for Clinicians, and another chapter, “The History and Development of Korean Acupuncture” in the Handbook of Korean Acupuncture. Her other contributions include serving as an on-site medical advisor for various international conferences, and a guest speaker for the Arirang International TV and community healthcare centers.