Family Medicine Residency Program

Chyongchiou Jeng Lin, PhD

Associate Professor


Dr. Lin is Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh. She holds secondary appointments in the Department of Health Policy & Management and the Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences at the Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh. She serves as the Director of Analytics & Data Core in the Center for Primary-Care and Community-Based Research in the Department of Family Medicine.

She obtained her Master’s degree in finance from J. L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management in Northwestern University (Evanston, IL) and Doctoral degree in economics from Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN).

Dr. Lin has extensive experience in quantitative analysis and has been engaged in a number of research initiatives which focus primarily on costs and utilization of health care services. Her research interests have been health policy, preventive care, and reducing health disparities among underserved populations. Dr. Lin has offered service to the university and scientific community and the community at large in a variety of ways. She is a member in the Student Affairs Committee of University Senate to serve international and/or minority students. She also serves as a mentor in the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Physician Services Division, Inclusion Committee - Mentoring Program. 


  • Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN - Ph.D. Health Economics
  • J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management Northwestern University, Evanston, IL - M.S. Finance

Professional Affilitations

  • International Health Economic Association
  • American Health Economic Association
  • American Economic Association
  • Academy Health
  • International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR)
  • North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG)