Professional background

Dr Shin is a consultant virologist at UCLH with interests in emerging infectious diseases, infection prevention and control, public health, global health and medical ethics.

Dr Shin is the HSL clinical specialty lead for virology. As such, he works with HSL virology laboratory colleagues, virologists and microbiologists at UCLH, the Royal Free Hospital, Barnet & Chase Farm Hospitals and North Middlesex University Hospital to ensure the delivery of a modern, effective, efficient virology diagnostic service for these NHS Trusts.

He is a member of the UCLH Trust infection control committee, a Caldicott guardian at UCLH and joint acting director of infection prevention and control (DIPC).


Research interests

Dr Shin is interested in translational research e.g. implementing cutting edge technologies like next-generation sequencing into clinical diagnostic services.