Regina F. Lee, JD
Co-Founder and Chief Development Officer
Charles B. Wang Community Health Center

Regina Lee is the co-founder and Chief Development Officer of the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center (CHC). In this capacity, she directs the CHC’s fundraising and grants development activities, and also oversees its outreach, health education and public communication programs.

Ms. Lee received her BA from New York University and her JD from New York University Law School. She completed a post-graduate fellowship in community development at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Urban Planning. She is the recipient of numerous awards in recognition of her public and community service: the Reginald Heber Smith Fellowship in Poverty Law; HHS Secretary’s Performance Award; Massachusetts Asian American Lawyers Association Justice in Action Award; MIT Community Fellows Program Public Service Award; and a key to the city of Lowell.

Ms. Lee’s previous positions demonstrate her distinguished career in addressing health disparities.
  • White House appointment, Deputy Director of the U.S. Office of Refugee Resettlement 
  • Senior Advisor to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and contributor to launching the National Health Disparities Initiative 
  • Legal counsel and director, Massachusetts Office for Refugees and Immigrants 
  • Co-founder and first Executive Director, Asian American Community Development Corporation in Boston