Chimei Lee

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Faculty Member, Division of Clinical Behavioral Neuroscience


Dr. Chimei Lee is pediatric neuropsychologist and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota. She received her PhD in Clinical Psychology from Eastern Michigan University and completed her pre-doctoral psychology internship at the Henry Ford Health Sciences Center with a specific emphasis on pediatric neuropsychology. She completed a two-year post-doctoral fellowship in pediatric neuropsychology at the University of Minnesota, where she also received specialized training in ASD and neurodevelopmental disorders.
Dr. Lee's research focuses on neurocognitive and behavioral development in children with neurodevelopmental disorders, especially Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and related conditions. She is interested in how genetic and environmental variables affect risk and resilience in these populations. She is also involved in translational research for serving individuals with ASD and other neurodevelopmental disorders and their families with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds.
In her clinical work, Dr. Lee specializes in assessment and intervention for children with ASD and other neurodevelopmental disabilities. She also conducts neuropsychological evaluations and consultations for children with complex medical conditions, genetic abnormality, as well as a variety of other neurodevelopmental and social-emotional challenges. Dr. Lee is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA), the National Academy of Neuropsychology (NAN), the International Neuropsychological Society (INS), the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD), and the Minnesota Psychological Association (MPA).

Administrator Information

Erin Newling
Administrative Phone: 612-624-6931
Administrative Email:

Research Summary

Neurocognitive functioning and development in children with neurodevelopmental disorders (e.g., Autism Spectrum Disorder); Autistic characteristics among individual with genetic abnormality

Clinical Summary

Pediatric neuropsychology; Rare genetic diseases of childhood; Autism Spectrum Disorder; Other Developmental Disabilities


PhD in Clinical Psychology, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI
MS Clinical Psychology, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI

Fellowships, Residencies, and Visiting Engagements

Fellowship in Pediatric Neuropsychology,
University of Minnesota Medical School
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States


Taiwanese (Min Nan/Hokkien)



Clinical Behavioral Neuroscience

2025 E. River Parkway
Minneapolis, MN 55414