Amy Lin

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About

Amy Lin is a first-generation Canadian and current Ophthalmology resident at Emory University School of Medicine. She graduated from Duke University with a B.S. in Neuroscience. As an undergraduate, Amy was President

of the Duke Chinese Dance team and an executive member of the Duke’s Unite for Sight chapter. Her interest in Neuroscience led her to pursue multiple research projects, specifically in drug and behavioral addiction. In college, she investigated the differential effects of non-nicotinic tobacco constituents on nicotine self-administration in rats. She subsequently spent two years after college modeling pathological gambling through the use of rodent slot machine tasks to identify potential pharmacological interventions for humans. She completed her M.D. degree at Emory University, where she was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society and Gold Humanism Honor Society.