Medical Director, Drug and Poison Information Center

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Board Certified

My Biography & Research


Dr. Yin is the medical director of the Cincinnati Drug and Poison Information Center and an assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati School of Medicine. He has been on the faculty since 2010. He has publications in the areas of pediatric emergency medicine and clinical toxicology. His research interest includes child abuse via medication administration.

Academic Affiliation

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Clinical Divisions

Emergency Medicine

Research Divisions

Emergency Medicine

Blog Posts

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My Education

MD: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, 2001.

Residency: Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, 2004.

Certification: Pediatrics, 2004; Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 2008; Medical Toxicology, 2010.

My Publications

Infant with status epilepticus secondary to systemic lidocaine toxicity from topical application. Walters, E; Wurster Ovalle, V; Yin, S; Dribin, T. BMJ Case Reports. 2020; 13.

Clinical characteristics of exposures to liquid laundry detergent packets. Banner, W; Yin, S; Burns, MM; Lucas, R; Reynolds, KM; Green, JL. Human and Experimental Toxicology. 2020; 39:95-110.

Adolescents and Drug Abuse: 21st Century Synthetic Substances. Yin, S. Clinical Pediatric Emergency Medicine. 2019; 20:17-24.

Exploring the science, safety, and benefits of air care products: perspectives from the inaugural air care summit. Johnson, MB; Kingston, R; Utell, MJ; Wells, JR; Singal, M; Troy, WR; Horenziak, S; Dalton, P; Ahmed, FK; Herz, RS; et al. (2019) 31:12-24.

Single-Use Laundry Detergent Pack Exposures in Children Under 6 Years: A Prospective Study at U.S. Poison Control Centers. Yin, S; Colvin, J; Behrman, A. Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2018; 55:354-365.

Toxicological Emergencies in the Resuscitation Area of a Pediatric Emergency Department: A 12-Month Review. Beauchamp, GA; Kerrey, BT; Mittiga, MR; Rinderknecht, AS; Yin, S. Pediatric Emergency Care. 2017; 33:670-674.

Chemical and Common Burns in Children. Yin, S. Clinical Pediatrics. 2017; 56:8S-12S.

Common Diaper Ingredient Questions: Modern Disposable Diaper Materials Are Safe and Extensively Tested. Counts, J; Weisbrod, A; Yin, S. Clinical Pediatrics. 2017; 56:23S-27S.