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Dean , educator , epidemiologist

Ruey-Shiung Lin, Chinese epidemiologist, educator, dean. Diplomate Board Preventive Medicine. Recipient National Research Service award Public Health Service, Department of Health and Human Services/United States of America, Baltimore, 1975-1977.

Background

Lin, Ruey-Shiung was born on December 17, 1940 in Tainan, Taiwan, China. Son of Chang-Ta and Chin (Liu) Lin.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, 1965. Master in Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, 1968. Doctor of Medicine, Heidelberg (Germany) University, 1970.

Doctor in Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 1977.

Career

Visiting associate professor College Medicine National Taiwan University, Taipei, 1970-1972, associate professor Institute Public Health, 1973-1975, visiting professor, 1986-1987, professor and director Institute Public Health, 1987-1993, professor and dean College Public Health, since 1993. Assistant professor University Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, 1977-1978, University Maryland School Medicine, Baltimore, 1978-1980. Epidemiologist Maryland State Health Department, 1980-1986.

Board directors Asia-Pacific Academy Consortium Public Health, Hawaii/Bangkok.

Achievements

  • Diplomate Board Preventive Medicine.

Membership

Member American Public Health Association, Association Public Health China (president 1989-1991), International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Bioelectromagnetic Society, Society for Risk Analysis, Society for Epidemiologic Research.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Bridge, mountain climbing, chess.

Connections

Married Feng-Ying Chiu, August 15, 1970. Children: Jenny, Sherry, Frank.

father:
Chang-Ta Lin

mother:
Chin (Liu) Lin

spouse:
Feng-Ying Chiu

child:
Jenny Lin

child:
Sherry Lin

child:
Frank Lin