Shan Yin, MD, MPH

  • Medical Director, Drug and Poison Information Center
  • Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics



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.

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.

Services and Specialties

Emergency Medicine

Research Areas

Emergency Medicine


Drug exposures in young children - The next frontier in occult injury testing. Petska, HW; Yin, S; Lindberg, DM; Beal, SJ; Drendel, AL; Greiner, MV; Wang, GS. Child Abuse and Neglect. 2022; 127:105575.

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:e233119.

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.

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) TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD. 31:12-24.

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

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