Pi-I Debby Lin

Pi-I Debby Lin, MS, ScD, received her undergraduate degree in genetics and cell biology from University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, and her Master of Science public health and epidemiology from Kaohsiung Medical University and Doctor of Science in environmental health from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Additionally, Debby has solid trainings in biostatistics, nutritional epidemiology, and exposure assessment. She is interested in investigating how environmental and dietary factors affect maternal and child health. Her previous research experiences include performing validation of dietary assessment tools, implementing interventional trials to reduce exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals, examining dietary patterns associated with high level of arsenic exposure, and utilizing epidemiological models to examine the causal relationship of maternal diet, arsenic exposure and birth outcomes.  Debby is now a research fellow at the Division of Chronic Disease Research Across the Lifecourse (CoRAL). She is currently working with Dr. Jason Block on the PCORnet Obesity Observation Study to investigate short- and long-term effects of antibiotics on childhood growth using large networks of data from electronic medical records.  Debby is originally from Pingtung, Taiwan.


Research Fellow