Lee Sanders, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
About Lee Sanders, MD, MPH:
Lee Sanders, MD, MPH is Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Co-Director of the Center for Policy, Outcomes and Prevention (CPOP), and Division Chief for General Pediatrics at Stanford University. Dr. Sanders is a national expert in the fields of health literacy and health disparities. With funding from the NIH, CDC, and other national agencies and foundations -- Dr. Sanders directs the Stanford Health Literacy Lab, which aims to address child disparities (including obesity, chronic illness, and educational achievement), by reimagining primary-care and community systems to support parents and families. Through this lab, Dr. Sanders also leads multi-disciplinary teams that provide analytic guidance to public policy at the local, state and national levels. He has served as an advisor to several national agencies, including the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Cancer Society, the Institute of Medicine, the CDC, and the FDA. At Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital and the Gardner Packard Children’s Health Center, he provides primary care to children with medical and/or social complexity.