He was designated as one of the 2016 Westchester Doctors of Distinction for his lifetime of contributions to patient care and the surgical sciences. Dr. Lee is our Off-Loading Technologies’ Chairman of Clinical Research, and he has been instrumental in the research leading to multiple patents and the development of the OXY-MAT ™ series of off-loading products. Congratulations Dr. Lee – what an amazing achievement to be honored by your peers!
Bok Y Lee was recognized next with the Lifetime Achievement award. Lee, a graduate of the Seoul National University College of Medicine, has held a number of positions, including staff surgeon and director of surgical research at the Veterans Affairs Hudson Valley Health Care System at Castle Point. He has authored more than 300 journal publications and numerous scientific exhibits and books. He has also served as a professor of surgery at New York Medical College and an adjunct professor at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy. Lee is chairman of clinical research and development at Off-Loading Technologies in Tarrytown.
“Along with those years with the college, in addition to the scientific literature, his landmark contributions to pressure interim management and endless dedication to our precious veterans makes him well worthy of this lifetime achievement award,” said Glenn J. Butler, founding partner and chief engineer at Off-loading Technologies, who thanked the awards committee on behalf of Lee. Lee spoke as well, thanking a series of mentors for helping him throughout his career.