Kim, Young-Shin, MD

Director, STAR (Service, Training, Advocacy & Research) Center for ASD and NDDs
Director, Psychiatric Genetic Epidemiology Program
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco


Young-Shin Kim MD, MS, MPH, PhD is a child psychiatrist and epidemiologist, focusing on the research of the distribution and etiology of the childhood onset developmental disorders such as autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and disruptive behavioral disorders, including exploration of the prevalence, incidence and genetic and gene-environmental interactions of those conditions.