Meet Our Staff
Helen Yin, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean for the Office of Women’s Careers.
Dr. Yin obtained her BA from Mount Holyoke College and her Ph.D. in Physiology from Harvard University. She was an Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital before moving to UT Southwestern Medical Center in 1989 as Professor of Physiology. Dr. Yin is currently Vice Chair of Physiology and holds the Peter and Jean D. Dehlinger Professorship in Biomedical Science. She is the Director of the Howard Hughes Med into Grad "Mechanisms of Disease & Translational Science" PhD Graduate Track at UT Southwestern, and the Co-Director of the UT-STAR NIH Clinical and Translational Science Award's "Education & Career Development" Key Function.
Kaylen attended Rose State College in Midwest City, Oklahoma, and is currently pursuing a degree in Paralegal Studies. She has worked in multiple industries, spanning from training and development to oil and gas, where she gained substantial administrative experience. Kaylen enjoys helping others and is committed to being a dynamic resource for the Office of Women’s Careers and the broader UT Southwestern community. She provides fiscal management and oversight for various career development programs and coordinates leadership training initiatives aimed at UT Southwestern women.