Principal Investigator


Assistant Investigator/Attending Physician, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan


Research & Clinical Interests

Mobile health device, Cyber-psychology, Bio-signal analysis, Addiction medicine, Sleep medicine


Personal Information

Dr. Yu-Hsuan Lin graduated from Chang-Gung University, and received his psychiatry residency in National Taiwan University Hospital. After acquired board certified psychiatrist qualification, he has been serving as a Product Physician in Pfizer Taiwan. He also received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Institute of Brain Science, National Yang-Ming University. Dr. Lin’s predominant method in research is bio-signal analysis, especially power spectral analysis in heart rate variability and cardiopulmonary coupling. His main clinical and academic interests include employee assistant program, sleep medicine, cyber-psychology, and design of mobile application (App).
Dr. Lin has published 41 articles in international scientific journals (H index=16), such as, American Journal of Psychiatry, Neurology, JMIR Mhealth Uhealth, Sleep Medicine, and Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking. His major research topic is physiological and psychological impacts on medical interns during on-call duty. The website of sleep medicine textbook “Principles and Practice of Sleep Medicine” reported Dr. Lin’s research on the important topic. In addition to academic research, he also wrote dozens of editorial on newspaper and participated in legislating for physicians’ work-hour limits in Taiwan.

Dr. Lin is also interested in the cyber-psychology, including Internet addiction, smartphone addiction, and phantom vibration/ringing syndrome of mobile phone. In addition to scientific research, he designed mobile app with patent in Taiwan and served as the deputy editor of the PsychPark E-paper for online mental health service.


Since Dr. Lin was a medical student, he has gained several academic awards, such as “Excellent Paper Award” in the annual meeting of Taiwan Society of Sleep Medicine and The Foundation of Taiwan Medical Development Awards for Outstanding Writings. He was awarded the best poster in the World Congress of Biological Psychiatry in Kyoto, and the Paul Janssen Research Award in 2013, 2015, 2018.


Yu-Hsuan Lin
M.D. Ph.D.


Room A3234, No. 35 Keyan Road, Zhunan Town, Miaoli County 35053, Taiwan
TEL: 886-37206166 EXT 36383