Jessica Lin, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine 

Jessica LinPhone: 984-974-7198
Fax: 984-974-4587

Division of Infectious Diseases 
CB# 7030, Bioinformatics Building 
130 Mason Farm Road, 2nd Floor 
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599-7030


B.S. Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry, Yale University, 2001
M.D., Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, 2005
Residency, Internal Medicine, University of San Diego Medical Center, 2008
Infectious Disease Fellowship, UNC-Chapel Hill, 2012

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine, 2008
Subspecialty Board of Infectious Disease, 2011 

Clinical Expertise

Dr. Lin's clinical interests include tropical medicine and general infectious diseases.

Research Summary

Dr. Lin's research focuses on malaria in Southeast Asia. Topics of interest include understanding the genetic basis of malaria relapses, identifying molecular markers of drug resistance, and characterizing the malaria transmission reservoir. As a physician, she enjoys seeing a wide range of patients in the infectious diseases clinic at UNC and attending on the inpatient ward and consult services. Learn more about Dr. Lin at the Infectious Diseases, Epidemiology and Ecology Lab (IDEEL) website.


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