Scott Healy & Associates congratulates Dr. Mei-Ling Lin on her appointment as an Occupational Therapy Faculty Member at UT Health San Antonio. Dr. Lin received her Ph.D. in Occupational Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Lin was assistant professor of occupational therapy at the University of Texas at El Paso. Her research focuses on social emotional health in the pediatric population, as well as evidence-based prevention, promotion, and intervention programs relevant to school and family mental health. Dr. Lin’s research team was recognized by state and national occupational therapy associations. She serves as a reviewer for multiple journals and conferences.
Dr. Lin incorporates both qualitative and quantitative methods in her work and emphasizes the translation of scientific evidence to clinical practice and teaching. She has been a clinician since 2008 and has primarily worked in school settings. Her current clinical interest is advocating occupational justice for children and families with disadvantaged backgrounds. Dr. Lin has mentored students in the conduct of community-based research and the learning of the pediatric occupational therapy process.