Lee May Ling June

Research Associate (Senior)


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June joined the Centre for Ageing Research and Education (CARE) as Research Associate in June 2016. She obtained her Master in Public Health (MPH) from The University of Queensland in 2012. June is interested in moving the evaluation of health and social programs beyond controlled research settings to the real-world - examining not only the effectiveness but also the implementation processes, feasibility and sustainability of programs. She is also interested in examining the ecological and psychosocial determinants of health. Before CARE, June had worked on health promotion research and evaluation of community-based and nationwide health promotion programs. In CARE, June works on coordinating and analyzing population and evaluation studies among older adults in Singapore.


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June’s research interests include evaluating health services and programs and examining the social determinants of health.


She is involved in these projects:


  • Steps to Avoid Falls in the Elderly: Translating Research in Practice (SAFE TRIP) [ongoing]
  • Transitions in Health, Employment, Social engagement, and Inter-Generational transfers in Singapore Study (THE SIGNS Study III and IV) [ongoing]
  • Chin Swee Community Survey (2016) [Completed]
  • An Evaluation of Care Close to Home (C2H) Programme: A Social Care Service for Vulnerable Older Adults Living in the Community – Quantitative [Completed]

1. Lee MJ, Ang S, Chan A. Fear of crime is associated with loneliness among older adults in Singapore: Gender and ethnic differences. Health Soc Care Community. 2021;29(5):1339-1348. https://doi:10.1111/hsc.13174
2. Visaria A, Malhotra R, Lee MJ, Chan A. Enhancing psychological resilience at the cusp of older ages: the role of social networks. Ageing and Society. 2021:1-20. https://doi:10.1017/S0144686X2100180X
3. Chei CL, Lee MJ, Ma S, Malhotra R. Happy older people live longer. Age and Ageing. 2018; 47 (6): 860-866.
4. Lee MJ, Loxton D, McLaughlin D. Trauma exposure and the subsequent risk of coronary heart disease among mid-aged women. J Behav Med. 2015 Feb;38(1):57-65. https://doi: 10.1007/s10865-014-9577-2