Shao Lin

Shao Lin

School of Public Health
Department of Environmental Health Sciences

Ph.D., Epidemiology, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (UNC-CH)

M.P.H., Epidemiology, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (UNC-CH)

Residence: Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, UNC-CH

M.D., Sun Yet-Sen University of Medical Sciences, Guangzhou, P. R. China

Dr. Lin smiles at the camera.

Research Interests

  • Climate change and extreme weather on human health outcomes
  • Disaster epidemiology and public health (WTC 9/11 disaster, Hurricane Sandy etc.)
  • School environmental factors and children’s health, attendance and performance
  • Maternal occupation, medication use or pesticide exposure and birth defects
  • Childhood asthma/ respiratory diseases and environmental exposures
  • International collaborative research
  • Air pollution, traffic exposures, proximity to industrial facilities/ hazardous wastes on health
  • Evaluation of environmental policy’s impact on respiratory health
  • Heavy metal exposures and adverse birth outcomes
  • Fish consumption and heavy metal exposures
  • Environmental and occupational epidemiology