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Janet Lin, MD, MPH

Director of Health Systems Development


Department of Emergency Medicine

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Janet Lin is Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine, College of Medicine and an Affiliate Professor in Community Health Sciences, School of Public Health at the University of Illinois in Chicago (UIC). She is Director of Health Systems Development, at UIC’s Center for Global Health. Her work for the past 17 years has focused on improving health care access and the delivery of care in resource-limited settings within a framework of public health. She has earned certificates in tropical medicine and has consulted on global health issues. Her work has led her to pursue activities in Latin America, Africa, and Asia. Current work focuses on HIV, HCV, and diabetes screening in the emergency department and linkage to care in Chicago; community engagement in disaster risk reduction in Haiti and the Caribbean; and emergency care capacity development in Kenya.