• Portrait of Lin Yan, MPH, MSc, PhD
  • Assistant professor

    Max Rady College of Medicine
    Community Health Science
    Room 113 - 750 McDermot Avenue
    University of Manitoba
    Winnipeg, Manitoba R3E 0W3


Research interests

  • evaluation for healthcare programs and interventions
  • multivariate and longitudinal statistical methods
  • pharmacoepidemiology
  • population health research and data curation

Research summary

Dr. Yan’s current research focuses on analytic techniques for conducting population health research and health services research using complex health data.


Dr. Lin Yan is an assistant professor in community health sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba.

She received her PhD degree in pharmaceutics from Sichuan University. In addition, she obtained a master’s degree in public health from the School of Public Health, University of Saskatchewan. Dr. Yan has over 15 years of experience working in health data research. Currently, she is a senior research analyst in the Data Science Platform at the George and Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation. Dr. Yan’s work has been widely published in peer-reviewed journals.


  • PhD (Pharmaceutics), Sichuan University (2004)
  • Master of Public Health (Public Health), University of Saskatchewan (2012)
  • Master of Science (Pharmacology), University of Sichuan (2001)

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Community Health Sciences
Max Rady College of Medicine
Room S113 - 750 Bannatyne Avenue
University of Manitoba (Bannatyne campus)
Winnipeg, MB R3E 0W3 Canada