Jolinta Lin, MD


Titles and Roles

Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
Emory University School of Medicine
Director, Residency Program, Department of Radiation Oncology
Emory University School of Medicine
Medical Student Clerkship Director, Department of Radiation Oncology
Emory University School of Medicine
Radiation Oncologist
Breast Cancer
Colorectal Cancer
Esophageal Cancer
Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor
Pancreatic Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Research Program
Cancer Prevention and Control


Jolinta Lin, MD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. A board certified radiation oncologist, Dr. Lin practices general radiation oncology and specializes in the treatment of breast and gastrointestinal cancer. She treats patients at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University and Loughlin Radiation Oncology Center at Grady.

Dr. Lin serves as director of the residency program in the Department of Radiation Oncology. She is actively involved in teaching and research activities for physician residents and rotating medical students.

Dr. Lin is a member of multiple professional organizations including American Society for Radiation Oncology, American Board of Radiology, and American College of Radiology.


Dr. Lin graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a BS in Biology and completed medical school at University of Maryland School of Medicine. She completed her medical internship at Greater Baltimore Medical Center and her Radiation Oncology Residency at University of Maryland Medical Center.


Dr. Lin's research interests include understanding mechanisms of toxicity from radiation therapy, identifying potential pathways to decrease side effects, and improving patients' quality-of-life issues. While in residency, she helped initiate a clinical trial that studied the effects of probiotics in patients undergoing prostate cancer treatment. 

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Dr. Lin is the co-author of several articles in peer-reviewed journals.

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Dr. Lin has been recognized for her academic and research pursuits. In residency, she was awarded the Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award, as well as a Department of Radiation Oncology SEED grant. Dr. Lin was elected to represent her peers nationwide and served on the American College of Radiology Resident Fellow Section Executive Committee from 2014-2015. Besides her academic pursuits, she continues to be committed to excellent patient care. In 2013, she was recognized by the University of Maryland Center Commitment to Excellence Employment Engagement Team for going beyond expectations to provide quality patient care.

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