Emeritus Professor Christina Lee

Emeritus Professor

Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences


Professor Lee is a public health psychologist with research interests in gender and health. She has been a CI on the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health since its initiation in 1995, and has been Project Manager (2000-2003) and National Coordinator (2003-2005).

Professor Lee is a former Head of the School of Psychology (2006-2010) and former Associate Dean (Research) for the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences (2014-2019). As an Emeritus Professor she is actively involved in research grant application development and support.


  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Adelaide
  • Bachelor (Honours) of Arts, University of Adelaide


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Book Chapter

  • Lee, Christina (2010). Gender, health and health behaviors. Handbook of gender research in psychology. Volume 2. Gender research in social and applied psychology. (pp. 471-493) edited by Joan C. Chrisler and Donald R. McCreary. New York, U.S.: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4419-1467-5_20

  • Lee, Christina E. and Owens, G. (2007). Men's Health. Cambridge Handbook of Psychology, Health and Medicine. (pp. 132-136) edited by Ayers, S., Baum, A., McManus, C., Newman, S. and et al. United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press. doi: 10.1017/CBO9780511543579.029

  • Brown, W. J. and Lee, C. (2004). Grandmothers on the move: Benefits, barriers and best practice interventions for physical activity in older women. Optimizing Exercise and Physical Activity in Older People. (pp. 26-37) edited by M.E. Morris and A.M.M. Schoo. Edinburgh: Butterworth Heinemman. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-7506-5479-1.50005-4

  • Lee, Christina (2001). Family caregiving: A gender-based analysis of women's experiences. Chronic and terminal illness: New perspectives on caring and carers.. (pp. 123-139) edited by Sheila Payne and Caroline Ellis-Hill. Oxford , U.K.: Oxford University Press.

  • Lee, Christina (2001). Psychosocial aspects of gynecological health. International encyclopedia of the social and behavioral sciences. (pp. 6448-6451) edited by Neil J. Smelser and Paul B. Baltes. New York: Elsevier.

  • Lee, Christina (2000). Psychology of women's health: A critique.. Women's health: Contemporary international perspectives.. (pp. 26-39) edited by Jane Ussher. Leicester, UK: British Psychological Society.

  • Lee, Christina and Brown, Wendy J (1997). Changing exercise and diet. Medical consultation skills : Behavioural and interpersonal dimensions of health care. (pp. 153-189) edited by Mathew R. Sanders, Charles A. Mitchel and Gerard Byrne. Melbourne: Addison-Wesley.

  • Owen, Neville and Lee, Christina (1986). Evaluating programs to reduce health risk: Creative compromise. The skills of evaluation : Proceedings of the second National Evaluation Conference held at the University of Melbourne, 26th and 27th of July, 1984. (pp. 357-361) edited by Anona F. Armstrong. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press.

  • Lee, Christina (1986). Learning theories in health care. Health care : A behavioural approach. (pp. 27-32) edited by Neville King and Andrew Remenyi. Sydney: Grune and Stratton.

  • Lee, Christina and Owen, Neville (1986). Maintaining exercise for health. Health care : A behavioural approach. (pp. 175-184) edited by Neville King and Andrew Remenyi. Sydney: Grune and Stratton.

  • Owen, Neville and Lee, Christina (1985). Uses of theories of behaviour change in health promotion.. Promoting health: Current issues in health promotion. (pp. 16-34) edited by J Hall. Sydney: Westmead Centre.

  • Lee, Christina, Owen, Neville and Innes, J. M. (1980). Duralibility of risk factor change. Behavioural Medicine. (pp. 221-230) edited by J.W.G. Tiller and P.R. Martin.. Sydney: Ciba-Geigy.

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