Dr. Yulin Hswen

Assistant Professor, University of California San Francisco
  • University of California San Francisco
  • United States of America

About Dr. Yulin Hswen

Dr. Hswen is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and the Bakar Computational Health Institute at the University of California San Francisco. Dr. Hswen graduated with a Doctoral Degree in social and computational epidemiology at the Harvard T.H Chan School of Public Health where she focused on leveraging online big data to uncover social patterns of disease and to inform the development of interventions to improve the health and well-being of the most marginalized subgroups of the population.

Dr. Hswen is in the pursuit of detecting uncomfortable truths. Dr. Hswen’s current research seeks to identify authentic attitudes, feelings, and beliefs that influence population behavior and health. Through the collection of unconventional and underground online social networks, Dr. Hswen captures unfiltered conversations to further understand the connections between social experiences and health.

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Since his successful football career as a wide receiver for the New England Patriots and Superbowl LI champion, Malcolm Mitchell has become a published author, foundation leader, and literacy crusader. In an interview with Dr. Yulin Hswen, Mitchell describes the inspiration behind the manuscript.


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