Joyce Yu-Chia Lee

Health Sciences Clinical Professor
College of Health Sciences

Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Southern California, School of Pharmacy, 2007
Pharm.D., University of California, San Francisco, School of Pharmacy, 2006
B.S., University of California, Davis, 2002, Psychology with Biology emphasis
B.A., University of California, Davis, 2002, Japanese


University of California, Irvine
101 Theory, Suite 100
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
Health Sciences Research, Collaborative Care, Comprehensive Medication Management, Noncommunicable Diseases, Preventative Care, Immunization
Academic Distinctions
Faculty Teaching Excellence Award (AY2018/2019, AY2017/2018, AY2015/2016, AY2013/2014), National University of Singapore

University Annual Teaching Excellence Award (AY2017/2018, AY2015/2016) National University of Singapore

Singapore National Healthcare Group Outstanding Education Partners Award (Aug 2018), National Healthcare Group, Singapore

UCSF's 150th Alumni Excellence Award (May 2015), University of California, San Francisco

ACCP New Clinical Practitioner Award (Oct 2013), American College of Clinical Pharmacy

Faculty Excellent Young Teacher Award (Feb 2011), National University of Singapore

Pharmacy Practice Resident of the Year Award (July 2007), University of Southern California, School of Pharmacy

Pharmacy Practice Residency Project of the Year Award (July 2007), University of Southern California, School of Pharmacy
Xu, Y., Tong, GYY, & Lee, J.YC. (2020). Investigation on the Association Between Diabetes Distress and Productivity Among Patients With Uncontrolled Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in the Primary Healthcare Institutions. Primary Care Diabetes. Apr27;S1751-9918 (20) 30170-4. doi: 10.1016/j.pcd.2020.04.004.

Lum, Z.K., Khoo, Z.R., Seetoh, W.Y., Shakoor, S.A.K.K.A., Tsou, K.Y.K., Chew, D.E.K., Dalan, R., Kwek, S.C., Othman, N., Xia, J.L., Raden, N.S. & Lee, J.Y.C. (March/April 2020). Efficacy and Safety of the Fasting Algorithm for Singaporeans with Type 2 Diabetes (FAST): A Prospective, Multi-center, Randomized Controlled Trial. Annuals of Family Medicine. 2020 Mar;18(2):139-147. Doi:10.1370/afm.2500.

Xu, Y., Lim, J.H., Henry, R. & Lee, J.Y.C. (2019). The Impact of Provision of Self-monitoring of Blood Glucose Supplies on Self-care Activities among Patients with Uncontrolled Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Prospective Study. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2019.107873.

Lum, Z.K., Siaw, M.Y.L., Lee, M.J.X., Koh, Z., Zhang, P.Q., Eng, S.K., Tan, S.C. & Lee, J.Y.C. (2019). Impact of Pharmaceutical Care on Mental Well-Being and Perceived Health among Community-dwelling Individuals with Type 2 Diabetes. Quality of Life Research Dec;28(12):3273-3279. doi: 10.1007/s11136-019-02253-2.

Chan A, Lee, J.Y.C. & Han Z. (2019). Perception of Electronic Peer Review of SOAP Notes among Pharmacy Students Enrolling in their First Pharmacotherapeutics Course. Current in Pharmacy Teaching and learning. Oct 17, 09.005.

Xu, Y., Tan, D. H. Y., & Lee, J. Y. C. (2019). Evaluating the impact of self-monitoring of blood glucose frequencies on glucose control in patients with type 2 diabetes who do not use insulin: A systematic review and meta-analysis. International Journal of Clinical Practice. doi:10.1111/ijcp.13357.

Siaw, M. Y. L., & Lee, J. Y. C. (2019). Multidisciplinary collaborative care in the management of patients with uncontrolled diabetes: A systematic review and meta-analysis. International Journal of Clinical Practice, 73(2). doi:10.1111/ijcp.13288.

Lim, S. M., Siaw, M. Y. L., Tsou, K. Y. K., Kng, K. K., & Lee, J. Y. C. (2019). Risk factors and quality of life of patients with high diabetes-related distress in primary care: a cross-sectional, multicenter study. Quality of Life Research, 28(2), 491-501. doi:10.1007/s11136-018-1994-1.

Lim, S. F., Jong, M., Chew, D. E. K., & Lee, J. Y. C. (2018). Impact of Timing Between Insulin Administration and Meal Consumption on Glycemic Fluctuation and Outcomes in Hospitalized Patients With Type 2 Diabetes. Journal of Pharmacy Practice. doi:10.1177/0897190018818908.

Lum, Z. K., Toh, W. Y. S., Lim, S. M., Bin Rusli, K. D., Shakoor, S. A. K. K. A., Tsou, K. Y. K., Chew, D.E.K., Dalan, R., Kwek, S.C., Othman, N., Liam, J.X. & Lee, J. Y. C. (2018). Development of a Collaborative Algorithm for the Management of Type 2 Diabetes during Ramadan: An Anchor on Empowerment. Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics, 20(10), 698-703. doi:10.1089/dia.2018.0159.

Siaw, M. Y. L., Malone, D. C., Ko, Y., & Lee, J. Y. C. (2018). Cost-effectiveness of multidisciplinary collaborative care versus usual care in the management of high-risk patients with diabetes in Singapore: Short-term results from a randomized controlled trial. Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics, 43(6), 775-783. doi:10.1111/jcpt.12700.

Lum, Z. K., Tsou, K. Y. K., & Lee, J. Y. C. (2018). Mediators of medication adherence and glycaemic control and their implications for direct outpatient medical costs: a cross-sectional study. Diabetic Medicine, 35(6), 807-815. doi:10.1111/dme.13619.

Siaw, M. Y. L., Toh, J. H., & Lee, J. Y. C. (2018). Patients’ perceptions of pharmacist-managed diabetes services in the ambulatory care and community settings within Singapore. International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy, 40(2), 403-411. doi:10.1007/s11096-018-0591-2.

Tan, S. H., Kng, K. K., Lim, S. M., Chan, A., Loh, J. K. K., & Lee, J. Y. C. (2017). Long-term Clinical and Cost Outcomes of a Pharmacist-managed Risk Factor Management Clinic in Singapore: An Observational Study. Clinical Therapeutics, 39(12), 2355-2365. doi:10.1016/j.clinthera.2017.10.009.

Siaw, M. Y. L., Ko, Y., Malone, D. C., Tsou, K. Y. K., Lew, Y. J., Foo, D., Tan E, Chan SC, Chia A, Sinaram SS, Goh KC, & Lee, J. Y. C. (2017). Impact of pharmacist-involved collaborative care on the clinical, humanistic and cost outcomes of high-risk patients with type 2 diabetes (IMPACT): a randomized controlled trial. Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics, 42(4), 475-482. doi:10.1111/jcpt.12536.

Dorajoo, S. R., Ng, J. S. L., Goh, J. H. F., Lim, S. C., Yap, C. W., Chan, A., & Lee, J. Y. C. (2017). HbA1c variability in type 2 diabetes is associated with the occurrence of new-onset albuminuria within three years. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, 128, 32-39. doi:10.1016/j.diabres.2017.02.007.

Siaw, M. Y. L., Tai, B. -W. B., & Lee, J. Y. C. (2017). Psychometric properties of the Chinese version of the Problem Areas in Diabetes scale (SG-PAID-C) among high-risk polypharmacy patients with uncontrolled type 2 diabetes in Singapore. Journal of Diabetes Investigation, 8(2), 235-242. doi:10.1111/jdi.12556.

Siaw, M. Y. L., Ang, S. W., & Lee, J. Y. C. (2017). Evaluation of the diabetes, multidisciplinary, experiential (DIAMANTE) program for retail pharmacists: A mixed-method study. Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions, 37(2), 116-122. doi:10.1097/CEH.0000000000000157.

Others (Book Chapters)

Chan A, and Lee JYC. Cancer Survivorship. ACSAP 2017 Book 1. American College of Clinical Pharmacy. Oncologic/Hematologic Care, pp. 109-131.

Lee JYC. American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) Ambulatory Care Survival Guide, 3rd Edition, book chapter, “Hypertension, Diabetes, and Lipids Clinic Policies & Procedures” 2013: 412-420.
Professional Society
Fellow of American College of Clinical Pharmacy (FCCP)
Other Experience
Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist (BCACP), Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS), American Pharmacist Association (APhA) certified Immunizing Pharmacist and Immunizing Faculty Member

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