Yilu Lin, PhD, MPH

Assistant Professor

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Yilu Lin smiling, simple headshot

Education & Affiliations

PhD, Health Policy and Management, Tulane University
MPH, Health Policy and Management, Emory University
BS, Health Administration, Fudan University


Yilu Lin is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. Her research focuses on predictive modeling using machine learning. She is one of the developers of the socio-Demographic, Metabolic, diabetes-related Complications, and healthcare Utilization for Risk Evaluation (DM-CURE). She is also interested in health service research and health policy. Dr. Lin is a WOC Research Associate affiliated with the Department of Veterans Affairs, Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System.

Research Areas

  • Diabetes and its Complications
  • Disease Progression Modeling
  • Health Services Research,
  • Health Policy


Please view Dr. Lin’s publications at her NCBI profile page.