Dr. Larry Yin, MSPH


Larry Yin, MD, MSPH, serves as Division Chief of General Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. He oversees the Division’s strategic planning, recruitment, and program development; ensures the integration of training and research programs within clinical services throughout the hospital; and supports academic goals in research, education, and child advocacy.

Dr. Yin obtained an undergraduate degree from the University of California, Riverside, a medical degree from Saint Louis University School of Medicine, and a master’s degree from the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. Dr. Yin is also Director of the USC University Center of Excellence in Developmental Disabilities at CHLA and serves as a California Governor appointee to the State Council on Developmental Disabilities. Dr. Yin’s research and academic interests have been funded by the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Administration for Community Living, and the U.S. Health Resources & Services Administration.

Dr. Yin has devoted a large portion of his career to caring for and improving outcomes for children with neurodevelopmental disorders and special health care needs. He has authored, co-authored, and contributed to hundreds of publications, abstracts, and presentations on developmental disabilities, autism spectrum disorder, pediatric obesity, and health disparities in underserved populations. Dr. Yin is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, a member of the Society for Pediatric Research, and a member of the Academic Pediatric Association. Dr. Yin was awarded the Robert M. McAllister Faculty Mentoring Award in 2017 and has been consistently recognized by trainees for outstanding teaching.