Vivian S. Lee, MD, PhD, MBA
University of Utah Senior Vice President for Health Sciences
Dean of the School of Medicine
CEO, University of Utah Health Care
Since July of 2011, Dr. Vivian S. Lee has served as Senior Vice President for Health Sciences, Dean of the University’s School of Medicine, and CEO of University of Utah Health Care. She is responsible for an annual budget of $3.3 billion, including a healthcare system, health plan, and Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health, and a new School of Dentistry.
A graduate of Harvard-Radcliffe, Dr. Lee received a doctorate in medical engineering at Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar. Returning to Harvard, she earned her M.D. with honors. Following a residency in Diagnostic Radiology at Duke, she trained as a fellow in MRI at NYU and also completed an MBA at the Stern School of Business at NYU in 2006. An NIH funded investigator for nearly 20 years, Dr. Lee was elected to the National Academy of Medicine (formerly the Institute of Medicine) and the American Society of Clinical Investigation. She serves on NIH Council of Councils and on the boards of two publicly traded companies. A Fellow and past President of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM), Dr. Lee has authored over 160 papers and a popular textbook, Cardiovascular MRI: Physical Principles to Practical Protocols.Return to AMWA102