Christine Lee, MD is a Professor of Medicine in the Department of Pathology at McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada. Dr. Lee specializes in infectious diseases and medical microbiology. Her interests include optimal laboratory methods to diagnose and treat Clostridium difficile (C. diff.)-associated diarrhea and the diagnosis and management of nosocomial infections (intravenous catheter infections, ventilator-associated pneumonia). Her clinical focus includes the treatment of recurrent and refractory C. diff. infection and has organized and led two clinical trials assessing the use of fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) in gastrointestinal disease.
Currently, Dr. Lee also holds positions of Associate Member, Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine and Pediatrics and Medical Director, Infection Prevention and Control at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton, ON. Additionally, she is a member of the Hamilton Infection Control Committee, and Infections Research Group at St. Joseph’s Healthcare.
Dr. Lee completed medical school and residencies in internal medicine, infectious diseases and microbiology at the University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada. She is a FRCPC in microbiology and internal medicine and holds Royal College certification in infectious diseases.