Training | Positions | Activities/Honors | Publications | Martial Arts/Qigong Lineage
1976-1981 | Research Career Developmental Award from the National Institutes of Health.
1980-1983 | Cell Biology Public Advisory Group (Study Section) of the National Institutes of Health.
1980-1984 | Editorial Board, Journal of Receptor Research.
1982 | Elected Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Sciences.
1986 | American Heart Association Research Committee for Established Investigator Awards and Clinician-Scientist Awards.
1992-1997 | Consulting Editor in Biophysics, McGraw Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology.
1996-1998 | President, Society of Chinese Biophysicists in America.
2003-Present | Editorial Board, Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine.
2005 | Present Editorial Board, Chinese Medicine Journal.
Related to Complementary and Alternative Medicine:
Certificate of Recognition for organizing the public educational conference “Marriage of Eastern and Western Medicine”, Los Angeles City Council (2001).
Featured in the pictorial article “Shin Lin, Warrior-Scholar for the 21st Century”, written by World Martial Arts Hall of Fame member Ric Meyers, in Inside Kung Fu Magazine (July 2002).
Featured on the cover (“Dr. Shin Lin on Science and Qigong”) and in the accompanying article “Using Science to Study Qigong and Tai Chi” written by publisher Marvin Smalheiser, in Tai Chi, the International Magazine of Tai Chi Chuan (August 2004).
Qigong Scientist of the Year Award, 7th World Congress for Qigong (2004).
Honored as “Co-Creator” of World Tai Chi and Qigong Day (2005).
Physiological Mechanisms Advancement Award, International Tai Chi Chuan Symposium, Vanderbilt University Center for Integrative Health (2009).
Annual Award given to an outstanding physician or researcher who has made a substantial contribution to the global Chinese Community, Chinese Hospital, San Francisco (2009).
Invited appearances on the nationally broadcasted TV programs of NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams (http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/3032619/#24508861 ,http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/3032619/#24509366 ) in the U.S., the Daily Planet program of Discovery Channel Canada, British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) in England, Global TV Network in Canada; on the Gary Null Show of the Progressive Radio Network in the United States; and on the video projects of “Integrative Therapies Series” produced by the Information TV Network and “Oral History of Pioneers of Integrative Medicine” produced by UCLA Center for East-West Medicine.
Advisory Groups, Committees and Appointments:
Co-author of a plan that triggered the founding of an interdisciplinary "Krieger Mind/Brain Institute" at the Johns Hopkins University (1985).
Committee that founded the Institute for Biophysical Research on Macromolecular Assemblies at the Johns Hopkins University (1988).
Chair of a committee on opportunities in research and teaching in the Pacific Rim for the School of Arts and Sciences of the Johns Hopkins University (1993).
Committee that founded the Cardiovascular Mechanics Research Center at the Johns Hopkins University (1994-1997)
Advisory board (2000-present) and member of the faculty (2006-present), UC Irvine’s Susan Samueli Center for Integrative Medicine.
Member of UCI School of Medicine’s task force to integrate Complementary and Alternative Medicine into the regular medical curriculum (2001-2004).
Medical Advisory Board, Sun Integrative Health Inc. (2001-2002).
Advisory Board, City University of Hong Kong’s Applied R&D Centers (includes a laboratory for Chinese herbal drug research) in Shenzhen, China (2002-2006).
Scientific Consultant and Director of Asian Projects, Samueli Institute (2002-2004).
Member, University of California, San Diego’s Research Group on Mind/Body Dynamics (2002-present).
Honorary Counselor, American Qigong for Wellness Institute (2003-2004).
Editorial Board, Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine (2003-present)
Member, Strategic Planning Group on Energy Medicine, National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, National Institutes of Health (2004).
Co-Chair, World Congress on Qigong and Traditional Chinese Medicine (2004-present).
Member of the Scientific Committee, 9th China-Shanghai International Symposium on Qigong Science, Shanghai (2004).
Member of the Scientific Committee, International Conference on Chinese Medicine, organized by the International Society for Chinese Medicine, Macau, China (2005).
Member of the Academic Committee, the 2nd International Conference on Modernization of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Chengdu, China (2005).
Editorial Board, Chinese Medicine (2005-present).
International Advisory Committee, 2006 World Congress on Chinese Medicine - Charting the Course of Development, Hong Kong, China (2006).
Chair of the Think Tank Working Group on Biofield Energy Medicine, National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, National Institutes of Health (2006).
Member of the Meeting Presidium, 10th China-Shanghai International Symposium on Qigong Science, Shanghai (2007).
National Advisory Council on Complementary and Alternative Medicine, National Institutes of Health (2007-2011).