Yun-Kyung Lee


U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Office for Civil Rights

Deputy Regional Manager, Pacific Region

Yun-kyung (Peggy) Lee is the Deputy Regional Manager in the Pacific Region of the U.S Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (OCR). Ms. Lee began as an Investigator at OCR in 2003 conducting investigations alleging discrimination in the provision of health or social services based on race, color, national origin, disability, or age, and of complaints alleging violations of the HIPPA Privacy and Security Rules and the HITECH Breach Notification Rule that address health information privacy rights. 

Ms. Lee began her career as a New York attorney in both private practice and as a staff attorney at Mobilization for Justice’s Mental Health Law Project. Upon arriving in California, Ms. Lee was a staff attorney at Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County’s Health Consumer Center prior to joining OCR.  

Ms. Lee is a graduate of Cornell University and Pace Law School.


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