Hwashin Hyun Shin, Queen's University

Hwashin Hyun Shin

Hwashin H. Shin is a Research Scientist in the Environmental Health Science and Research Bureau of Health Canada and an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics of Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Her research areas include statistical model development for environmental health risk, epidemiology, risk assessment and optimal experimental design. She has worked on Air Health Trend Indicator (AHTI), Biological sex-differences in adverse health effect of air pollution, Meta-analysis, Autism spectrum disorder in children, and Critical exposure timing during pregnancy.

She received the “Best Paper Award” of the Canadian Journal of Statistics, presented by the Statistical Society of Canada in 2008 (see the picture below). She was a committee member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences for a project, entitled “Assessing Toxicologic Risks to Human Subjects Used in Controlled Exposure Studies of Environmental Pollutants”. She graduated Seoul National University with BA in Mathematics Education in 1982 and Queen’s University with M.Sc. in Statistics in 1996 and Ph.D. in 1999.

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Photo with co-authors: Glen Takahara (left), Hwashin H. Shin, Duncan J. Murdoch (right) at the conference banquet of Statistical Society of Canada in 2008. (Photographed by Dr. Peter Macdonald)
Updated: Feb. 2021