Vivian Lin, DrPh, MPH

Vivian Lin, DrPH, MPH

Dr. Vivian Lin is the Executive Associate Dean Faculty at the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine and the Professor of Public Health Practice at the University of Hong Kong. Dr. Lin was Chair of Public Health from 2000-2013 at La Trobe University in Melbourne before serving the WHO as Director of Health Systems in the Western Pacific Regional Office for 2013-2018, where she led on the global priorities of universal health coverage and sustainable development goals, cross-cutting priority issues of antimicrobial resistance, ageing, and gender- based violence, and on health system development issues including health financing, health law and ethics, health workforce, traditional medicines, service delivery, and health information systems. She has more than 30 years of experience in public health, with a variety of leading roles in policy and program development, health services planning, research and teaching, and senior administration in complex organizations.