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Dr

Melissa Lee

Honorary
Medicine - Royal Melbourne Hospital
life sciences & biomedicine
science & technology
cardiovascular system & cardiology
cardiac & cardiovascular systems
humans
female
male
surgery
hypertension
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Dr

Melissa Lee

 
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Medicine, Dentistry And Health Sciences
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Dr

Melissa Lee

 

Dr Melissa Lee is an early career clinician-researcher working full-time clinically as a Cardiology registrar at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. She holds honorary appointments as an Honorary Senior Research Fellow at the Department of Medicine (RMH) and Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, and as an Honorary Fellow at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute (MCRI). Melissa has a strong interest in adult congenital heart disease in both clinical and academic respects.

Dr Melissa Lee's research is centred on the long-term outcomes of patients with congenital heart disease. She is experienced in retrospective and prospective cohort studies. Her recent PhD examined the long-term outcomes after surgical repair of coarctation with a particular emphasis on hypertension. Her research has directly led to change in the clinical management of this patient population. She has also led the establishment of the Aortic Arch Biobank at MCRI to further evaluate the genetics of aortic arch conditions. She has over 30 articles peer-review publications and textbook chapters and presented extensively at international and national conferences.

Melissa has been awarded multiple awards and scholarships for her research including a Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) Investigator grant (2021-2025); National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Medical Research Postgraduate Scholarship; Heart Foundation Health Professional Scholarship, Collaboration and Exchange Award, and the Noel and Imelda Foster Research Award; University of Melbourne; and Avant. Her research has also attracted grant funding from HeartKids and MCRI.

Scholarly Works

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Credentials

Positions


Honorary

Medicine - Royal Melbourne Hospital

Honorary

Paediatrics Royal Children'S Hospital

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

University of Melbourne

Master of Clinical Education

University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Surgery

University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Medical Science

University of Melbourne