Bandy X. Lee, MD, MDiv

Assistant Clinical Professor

Research Interests

Criminal Psychology; Humanities; International Agencies; Public Health; Social Justice; Violence; Global Health; Legal Cases; Psychiatry and Psychology; Phenomena and Processes; Anthropology, Education, Sociology and Social Phenomena

Research Organizations

Connecticut Mental Health Center

Division of Law and Psychiatry

Research Summary

Formulating the multiple, interlinked determinants of violence, by exploring the interaction between biological, psychological, social, and environmental processes for effective prevention.

Specialized Terms: Violence Prevention, Public Health Approaches, Interdisciplinary and Multisectorial Collaborations, Behavioral Violence, Structural Violence, Social Justice, Global Health, Peace Promotion, and Creative Studies.

Selected Publications

  • Connecting criminal justice, mental health, and family support for better delivery of human services.

    Lee BX, Sells D, Klimczak M, Barber C, DeMatteis-Lepore L. Connecting criminal justice, mental health, and family support for better delivery of human services. International Journal Of Public Health 2018, 63:897-898. 2018

  • Violence, health, and South-North collaboration: Interdisciplinary research in light of the 2030 Agenda.

    Lee BX, Leckman JF, Khoshnood K. Violence, health, and South-North collaboration: Interdisciplinary research in light of the 2030 Agenda. Social Science & Medicine (1982) 2015, 146:236-42. 2015

  • Violence, health, and the 2030 agenda: Merging evidence and implementation.

    Lee BX, Donnelly PD, Cohen L, Garg S. Violence, health, and the 2030 agenda: Merging evidence and implementation. Journal Of Public Health Policy 2016, 37 Suppl 1:1-12. 2016

  • A case for studying country regimes in the public health model of violence.

    Gilligan J, Lee BX, Garg S, Blay-Tofey M, Luo A. A case for studying country regimes in the public health model of violence. Journal Of Public Health Policy 2016, 37 Suppl 1:133-44. 2016

  • Transforming Our World: Implementing the 2030 Agenda Through Sustainable Development Goal Indicators.

    Lee BX, Kjaerulf F, Turner S, Cohen L, Donnelly PD, Muggah R, Davis R, Realini A, Kieselbach B, MacGregor LS, Waller I, Gordon R, Moloney-Kitts M, Lee G, Gilligan J. Transforming Our World: Implementing the 2030 Agenda Through Sustainable Development Goal Indicators. Journal Of Public Health Policy 2016, 37 Suppl 1:13-31. 2016

  • The pharmacological treatment of violent youth

    Lee B, Gilligan J. The pharmacological treatment of violent youth. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1036:356-381, 2004. 2004

  • Beyond the prison paradigm: From provoking violence to preventing it by creating ‘anti-prisons’ (residential colleges and therapeutic communities)

    Gilligan J, Lee B. Beyond the prison paradigm: From provoking violence to preventing it by creating ‘anti-prisons’ (residential colleges and therapeutic communities). Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1036:300-324, 2004. 2004

  • The Resolve to Stop the Violence Project: Transforming an in-house culture of violence through a jail-based programme

    Lee B, Gilligan J. The Resolve to Stop the Violence Project: Transforming an in-house culture of violence through a jail-based programme. Journal of Public Health 27:149-155, 2005. 2005

  • Transforming our world: Implementing the 2030 Agenda through Sustainable Development Goal Indicators

    Lee B, Kjaerulf F, Turner S, Cohen L, Donnelly PD, Muggah R, Davis‎‎ R, Realini A, Kieselbach B, Snyder MacGregor L, Waller I, Gordon R, Moloney-Kitts M, Lee G, Gilligan J. Transforming our world: Implementing the 2030 Agenda through Sustainable Development Goal Indicators. Journal of Public Health Policy 37S:13-31, 2016. 2016

  • The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development—A golden opportunity for global violence prevention

    Kjaerulf F, Lee B, Cohen L, Donnelly P, Turner S, Davies R, Realini A, Moloney-Kitts M, Gordon R, Lee G, Gilligan J. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development—A golden opportunity for global violence prevention. International Journal of Public Health 61:863-864, 2016. 2016

  • A case for studying country regimes in the public health model of violence

    Gilligan J, Lee B, Garg S, Blay-Tofey M, and Luo A. A case for studying country regimes in the public health model of violence. Journal of Public Health Policy 37S:133-144, 2016. 2016

  • Health system re-design following sexual violence during the genocide in Rwanda

    Uwizeye G, Lee B, Krill T. Health system re-design following sexual violence during the genocide in Rwanda. International Journal of Public Health 61:959-960, 2016. 2016

  • Detecting depressive disorder with the Hopkins Symptom Checklist–25 in Tanzania

    Lee B, Kaaya SF, Mbwambo JK, Smith-Fawzi MC, Leshabari MT. Detecting depressive disorder with the Hopkins Symptom Checklist–25 in Tanzania. International Journal of Social Psychiatry 54:7-20, 2008. 2008

  • Building a global health ethic without doing further violence

    Lee B, Young JL. Building a global health ethic without doing further violence. American Journal of Bioethics 12:59-60, 2012. 2012

  • Violence, health, and South-North collaborations: Furthering an interdisciplinary agenda

    Lee B, Leckman JF, Khoshnood K. Violence, health, and South-North collaborations: Furthering an interdisciplinary agenda. Social Science and Medicine 146:236-242, 2015. 2015

  • In the midst of a mental healthcare crisis: How psychiatrists can better advocate for their clients

    Bouloudnine R, Lee B, Rowe M. In the midst of a mental healthcare crisis: How psychiatrists can better advocate for their clients. Journal of Health Systems and Policy Research 2:15-20, 2015. 2015

  • Implications of the 2030 Agenda for South-North collaborations

    Lee B, Gilligan J, Kaaya SF, Schuder KK. Violence and health: Implications of the 2030 Agenda for South-North collaborations. International Journal of Public Health 61:861-862, 2016. 2016

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