Mentor - Michael T. Yin, MD, MS

Michael Yin

Thematic Areas: Infectious Diseases, Epidemiology, Adolescent Health, Ageing, Maternal and Child Health, Sexual and Reproductive Health

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Biography

Michael T. Yin, MD, MS, is the Director of the Global and Population Health Track of Scholarly Projects and of the Global and Population Health focus of the MD/MS in Biomedical Sciences at Columbia University’s Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons. He is Associate Professor of Medicine and Program Director for the Fellowship Training Program in Infectious Diseases at CUIMC. Dr. Yin is the Co-director of the Biobehavioral Core of the HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies at NYSPI and Deputy Director of the Wu Family China Center at CUIMC. His clinical work and research focus on optimization of HIV treatment and care. In particular, he is interested in prevention of metabolic complications associated with chronic inflammation and antiretroviral therapy throughout the lifespan, from children with perinatal HIV acquisition to older adults living with HIV. He is an active investigator in Women’s Interagency HIV Study (WIHS) and the AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG), and maintains research collaborations in South Africa, China, and Brazil.