Susanne Lee, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry

Susanne Lee

Contact Info

Office Phone 612-273-9716

Fax 612-273-9779

Office Address:
Susanne Lee, Ph.D.
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
University of Minnesota
F256/2B West
2450 Riverside Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry

PhD, Social Psychology, University of Manchester

MA, Counseling Psychology, Yonsei University

BA, Psychology, Yonsei University


Professional Associations

  • Society for Prevention Research


Research Summary/Interests

Dr. Lee’s research interest includes externalizing behavior problems and substance use in children and adolescents, preventive interventions for childhood conduct problems, and development of adaptive prevention strategies for antisocial behaviors in youth. She specializes in longitudinal growth curve analysis, latent variable analysis and other multivariate statistics. Dr. Lee is currently co-manager of the Data Management and Statistical Analysis Unit at the Center for Personalized Prevention Research in Children’s Mental Health (CPPR; Director-Gerald August, PhD). She is also involved in research projects that study obsessive-compulsive disorder, ADHD, and schizophrenia.


  • Realmuto, G., Winters, K.C., August, G.J., Lee, S., Fahnhorst, T. & Botzet, A.M. (2009). Drug use and psychosocial functioning of a community-derived sample of adolescents with childhood ADHD. Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse, 18, 172-192.
  • Winters, K.C., Botzet, A. M., Fahnhorst, T., Baumel, L., & Lee, S. (2009). Impulsivity and its relationship to risky sexual behaviors and drug abuse. Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse, 18, 43-56.
  • Lee, S.S., August, G., Gewirtz, A., Klimes-Dougan, B., Bloomquist, M., & Realmuto, G.M. (2010). Identifying unmet mental health needs in children of formerly homeless mothers living in a supportive housing community sector of care. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 38, 421-432.
  • Winters, K.C., Lee, S., Botzet, A.M., Fahnhorst, T., Realmuto G.M., & August, G.J. (2011). A prospective examination of the association of stimulant medication history and drug use outcomes among community samples of ADHD youth. Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 20, 314-329.
  • Hobbs, J.D.J., Kushner, M.G., Lee, S., Reardon, S.M., Frye, B., & Maurer, E. (2011). Supplemental treatment for anxiety and depression in patients being treated for alcohol dependence: A meta-analysis. American Journal on Addiction, 20, 319-329.
  • Kushner, M.G., Wall, M., Krueger, R., Sher, K.J., Maurer, E., Thuras, P., & Lee, S. (2012). Alcohol dependence is related to overall internalizing psychopathology load rather than to particular internalizing disorders: Evidence from a national sample. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 36, 325-331.
  • Bloomquist, M.L., August, G.J., Lee, S.S., Piehler, T., & Jensen, M. (in press). Parent participation within community center or in-home outreach delivery models of the Early Risers conduct problems prevention program. Journal of Child and Family Studies.