Xihong Lin Named to UW’s List of 50 Changemakers of Public Health

Xihong Lin

Congratulations to Dr. Xihong Lin who has received the tremendous honor of being named to the University of Washington School of Public Health’s list of 50 Changemakers of Public Health for “creating high-impact statistical methods for genomic data.

To celebrate the UW School of Public Health’s 50 years of impact, the School has recognized 50 alumni from around the world who have a demonstrated record of distinguished service and achievement across public health disciplines and settings. These 50 Changemakers of Public Health are trailblazers, innovators, influencers, educators and health equity heroes that represent the School’s community of more than 10,000 alumni worldwide who are addressing some of the most pressing population health issues of our time.

Dr. Lin earned her MS (’92) and PhD (’94) from UW and is currently Professor and former Chair of the Department of Biostatistics, Coordinating Director of the Program in Quantitative Genomics at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, and Professor of the Department of Statistics at the Faculty of Arts and Sciences of Harvard University, and Associate Member of the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT.

See the UW website for the full list of changemakers and Dr. Lin’s full citation.