Dr. Yulin Hswen is an assistant professor of epidemiology and biostatistics at UC San Francisco. Her current research seeks to identify attitudes, feelings, and beliefs that influence population behavior and health. 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. Her research has been published in The New England Journal of Medicine, The American Journal of Public Health, Preventive Medicine, Nature npj Digital Medicine, Nature Human Behavior and Nature Scientific Data and her work has been featured in the New York Times, Washington Post, ABC News, USA today, Forbes Magazine, CBC News, Bloomberg News, Nature Magazine, and The Wall Street Journal. She has also served as the Deputy Editor of the Harvard Public Health Review since 2016.