Bandy X. Lee, MD

Departments & Organizations

Connecticut Mental Health Center

Law and Psychiatry, Division of

Yale Global Mental Health Program


Dr. Bandy Lee is a violence studies specialist. Trained as a psychiatrist at Yale and Harvard Universities, she focused on public-sector work as chief resident and on anthropological research in East Africa as a fellow of the National Institute of Mental Health. In addition, she worked in several maximum-security prisons throughout the United States, consulted with governments in Ireland and France, and helped to set up violence prevention programs both in the U.S. and abroad. She is currently on the faculty of the Law and Psychiatry Division and teaches students representing political asylum seekers through Yale Law School. She also served as Director of Research for the Center for the Study of Violence, as consultant to the World Health Organization, and as speaker to the World Economic Forum. Her interests are in public health approaches and transdisciplinary research/discourse.

Education & Training

MD Yale University School of Medicine (1994)
Intern Bellevue Hospital
Chief Resident, Resident Massachusetts General Hospital
Research Fellow Harvard Medical School

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Bandy X. Lee, MD
Office Location
Law and Psychiatry DivisionConnecticut Mental Health Center
34 Park Street

New Haven, CT 06519
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34 Park Street
New Haven, CT 06519