Nancy C. Lee, M.D. is the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health – Women's Health and the Director of the Office on Women's Health in the Office of the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services. With the support of her staff, she provides national leadership and coordination to improve the health of women and girls through policy, education and model programs.
Nancy C. Lee
Nancy C. Lee, M.D., Deputy Assistant Secretary of Health-Women’s Health and Director, Office of Women’s Health in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Blog Post List
May 9, 2016
We’re coming up on one of my favorite observances of the year — National Women’s Health Week . I love this week because it’s for every woman, no matter her age or stage in life. It’s about being the healthiest version of yourself by making small tweaks to improve your health. I know that’s true for me. Will you join me in the National Women’s Health Week celebration? This year, it kicks off on May 8, and is celebrated through May 14, 2016. At the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health, our goal is to help all women understand what steps they can take for better...
August 12, 2015
Location, location, location. It’s one of the biggest concerns for nursing moms who plan to pump at work. The good news is that whether you work in a retail store, a restaurant, or an airplane hangar, there are ways of making space for you to pump. In some cases, it just requires a bit of creativity! Thanks to the “Break Time for Nursing Mothers” law , most employers of hourly workers are required to provide nursing moms with basic breastfeeding accommodations, such as a functional, private space to pump and time off to do it. However, by law, the space can’t be a bathroom! Whether you’re...
February 7, 2014
The Health Insurance Marketplace is making it easier to find quality, affordable coverage. Millions of Americans are getting covered, many for the first time. More than 3 million have enrolled in private health insurance since October and 6.3 million were determined eligible for Medicaid or coverage in the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) . And most people who apply will be eligible for help paying for health coverage. Nearly 6 in 10 uninsured Americans can pay less than $100 per month for Marketplace coverage. Apply today for coverage that can start as soon as March 1st. Giving...