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Senior Lecturer, School of Public Health, University of Technology Sydney

Dr. Shannon Lin joined UTS in 2019 as the course director of the Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education and Management in the Faculty of Health, with 20 years of experience in diabetes education and management. Before joining UTS, Shannon worked as a lead diabetes educator and consulting dietitian at the University of Wollongong, Sydney Primary Health Network, Diabetes NSW and ACT, GP practices and aged care facilities. She also worked as a senior dietitian (Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian, AdvAPD) and diabetes educator (Credentialed Diabetes Educator, CDE) at various diabetes clinics, including Indigenous outreach clinics in Coonamable/Dubbo, Bathurst and Illawarra, while working at one of the largest secondary endocrinology clinics in Australia, Sydney Endocrinology. Meanwhile, Shannon has consulted aged care facilities for 20 years. She started with Life for a Child (an international humanitarian organization) as a diabetes education and training specialist in 2023 to support many African and Asian countries. Shannon is also the Honorary Senior Fellow of Baker Department of Cardiometabolic Health, University of Melbourne, working with the team at the Australian Centre for Accelerating Diabetes Innovations.


  • –present
    Lecturer/Course Coordinator (Accredited Practising Dietitian, Credentialled Diabetes Educator), University of Technology Sydney


  • 2008 
    University of Wollongong, Master of Nutrition Management