Yulin Hswen, ScD
Dr. Hswen is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and the Bakar Computational Health Institute at UCSF. Dr. Hswen graduated with a Doctoral Degree in social and computational epidemiology at Harvard University. Through the collection of unconventional and underground data from online social networks, Dr. Hswen seeks to captures unfiltered conversations to uncover the connections between social experiences and health. Dr. Hswen is the founder and Principal Investigator of Covidseeker.com a platform that captures geospatial temporal data from Smartphones to better study the risks between human mobility and infectious disease.
Social and Computational Epidemiology
Dr. Hswen current research seeks to identify authentic attitudes, feelings and beliefs that influence behaviors and drive populations. Through the collection of unconventional and underground online social networks, Dr. Hswen captures unfiltered conversations to further understand the connections between social experiences and health.