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Janet Lin, MD, MPH, MBA

Professor, Associate Director of International & Global Health Fellowship

Affiliate Professor, Division of Community Health Sciences, School of Public Health
Center Affiliate, Center for Global Health
Associate Chief Executive Officer, Strategic Integration and Partnerships, UI Health Hospital and Clinics

Department of Emergency Medicine



808 S. Wood St., MC 724, Suite 470 Chicago, IL 60612



Academic Interests

  • ADD: Health Systems Development and Transformation
  • International Emergency Medicine
  • Global Health
  • Public Health
  • Humanitarian Aid/Response


MBA, University of Chicago, 2019
MPH, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2004
MD, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1999
BAS, University of Pennsylvania, 1994

Emergency Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2002

Medical Education – Scholars for Teaching Excellence, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2005
International Emergency Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2004

Licensures and Certifications

American Board of Emergency Medicine

Research Currently in Progress

  • RECOVER; Funded by NIH, 2022-present
  • Project IDEAL (Innovating Diabetes screening in the Emergency Department and Linkage services); Funded by NovoNordisk, 2019-2021 and HEPP 2021-present
  • Expanded HIV Testing
    Funded by the Chicago Department of Public Health, 2015 – Ongoing
  • Project HEAL, HIV/HCV Screening, Education, Awareness, and Linkage to Care
    Funded by Gilead Sciences, Inc., 2013 – Ongoing

Previously Funded Research

  • Illinois Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Program
    Funded by the National Institutes of Health, 2016 – 2021
  • The Long-Run Impact of Hurricane Katrina on Mortality, Morbidity, and Health Care Cost Among the Elderly
    Funded by the National Institutes of Health, R21 Grant, 2016 – 2018
  • Relinkage to Care Pilot Program
    Funded by Gilead Sciences Inc., 2015 – 2016
  • Scaling up community disaster risk reduction in Haiti
    Funded by the UIC Global Health and Wellbeing Research Seed Grant, 2015 – 2016
  • Feasibility Assessment: Peru/Bolivia, Mission Fronteras, exploratory assessment to partner with local organization to build health programming in South America
    Funded by the School of Public Health, Dean’s Fund, 2011
  • An open-label, randomized, multicenter, Phase IIIb study to assess the efficacy, safety, and tolerance of Beriplex P/N compared with plasma for rapid reversal of coagulopathy induced by coumarin derivatives in subjects with acute minor bleeding
    Funded by CSL Behring, 2009