SSTP from Generation to Generation

With so many SSTP alumni, its no wonder we have generations of SSTP participants at the University of Iowa!


Dr. Men-Jean Lee and son Alessandro

If you are wondering what impact the SSTP program has on a student, ask Dr. Men-Jean Lee (right), who attended SSTP in the 80s, and is now an associate professor at Indiana University School of Medicine in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and has an NIH-funded research lab of her own.  Dr. Lee returned to The University of Iowa this summer to attend the poster sessions from the 2012 SSTP group, including the poster generated from the research by her son Alessandro Del Priore.

Not only did Dr. Lee attend SSTP, so too did her siblings . . . Dr. Chong-Chia Lee went on to earn an MD/PhD in Neurobiology at the University of Chicago and is a neurosurgeon at the Kaiser Medical Center in Seattle, Washington.  Next in line was Ming Lee Peterson who graduated from the Massachusetts Institutes of Technology (MIT)…

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