Dr. Lin received her Ph.D. in Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her research interest 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 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.
Amsbary, J., Lin, M., Savage, M., & Fanning, L. (in press). Engaging parents in the development and testing of a website to support social communication and play development for preschoolers with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal of Special Education Technology.
Lin, M., Harmon, T., Scronce, G., & Jacks A. (in press). Effects of an interdisciplinary communication partner training program on student learning. Journal of Allied Health.
Lin, M., Fierro, C., Medrano, C., Arroyos, D., & Medrano, G. (2020). Addressing mental health needs of elementary school children through university-community collaboration. AJOTSpecial Interest Section Quarterly Practice Connections, 5(3), 20-22.
Lin, M. & Pai, H. (2012). Managing chronic diseases and promoting well-being in old age. In Hooyman, N. R., & Kiyak, H. A. (Eds.). Social Gerontology: A Multidisciplinary Perspective. Taipei, Taiwan: Farterng Culture Co. Ltd. [Chinese Version, ISBN: 9789865998110].