Monica Lee

Kyeonghee Monica Lee

Associate Fellow
Regulatory Sciences

Kyeonghee Monica Lee, Ph.D., D.A.B.T., serves as Senior Principal Scientist, Product Integrity and Manager of Biological Sciences Insights within Regulatory Sciences for Altria Client Services (ALCS) in Richmond, VA. In this role, she leads the development and utilization of standard and innovative toxicological evaluation tools and approaches to support product development, facilitates regulatory engagement and compliance, and advances business goals for ALCS.
Dr. Lee, trained as a toxicologist, has extensive experiences in designing and managing multi-disciplinary preclinical research and regulatory testing of consumer products and chemicals, including conventional and newly deemed tobacco products.  Before joining ALCS in 2015, Dr. Lee held a variety of technical and leadership roles with increasing responsibilities serving as: BioScience Director at the Scientific and Regulatory Affairs at the JT International, Geneva, Switzerland; Project Manager of Industrial Projects / Study Director of the U.S. National Toxicology Program studies at Battelle TNW, Richland, VA; Post-Doctoral Fellow for Computational Modeling & In Vitro Projects at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratories, Richland, VA.
Dr. Lee holds board certification in toxicology by the American Board of Toxicology, has published numerous professional articles related to her research, and has presented before various scientific organizations.
Board certification in Toxicology by the American Board of Toxicology, 1999

Ph.D., Pharmacology/Toxicology, University of Georgia, School of Pharmacy, Athens, GA, 1994

B.S., Pharmacy, Seoul National University, College of Pharmacy, Seoul, Korea, 1986