Dr. Annie W. Lin joined the Department of Nutrition as an Assistant Professor in 2020. She completed a joint MS/RD program at Rush University and a PhD in Human Nutrition at Cornell University (minoring in nutritional epidemiology, physiology). She was a Postdoctoral Fellow in the NCI-funded T32 Behavioral and Psychosocial Research Training Program in Cancer Prevention and Control at Northwestern University. She currently holds a dual appointment as Adjunct Assistant Professor of Preventive Medicine at Northwestern University.
Her research program focuses on using technology-assisted strategies to promote healthy dietary behaviors in the context of cancer prevention and treatment. Dr. Lin is currently leading several collaborations that investigate how to effectively facilitate conversations about health promotion between patients and clinicians via technology. With the support of undergraduate research assistants and collaborators, she hopes to encourage successful translation of nutrition research into clinical practice.
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