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May C. Wang, Dr.P.H.
May C. Wang, Dr.P.H.


Associate Professor in Residence, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, Department of Community Health Sciences
Co-Director, JCCC Healthy and At-Risk Populations Program Area

Contact Information:

(310) 206-5306

Scientific Interest(s):

Dr. May Wang is interested in the social, cultural and environmental determinants of nutrition, as well as pediatric obesity and bone health.

Selected Cancer-Related Publications:

Wang MC, Crespi CM. The influence of childhood and adolescent environmental exposure to a westernized environment on the relation between body mass index and adiposity in young Asian American women. Am J Clin Nutr. 2011 May;93(5):1168S-74S. Epub 2011 Mar 9

Shabbir S, Kwan D, Wang MC, Shih M, Simon PA. Asians and Pacific Islanders and the growing childhood obesity epidemic. Ethn Dis. 2010 Spring;20(2):129-35.

Wang MC, Rauzon S, Studer N, Martin AC, Craig L, Merlo C, Fung K, Kursunoglu D, Shannguan M, Crawford P. Exposure to a comprehensive school intervention increases vegetable consumption. J Adolesc Health. 2010 Jul;47(1):74-82. Epub 2010 Feb 11

Braithwaite D, Moore DH, Lustig RH, Epel ES, Ong KK, Rehkopf DH, Wang MC, Miller SM, Hiatt RA. Socioeconomic status in relation to early menarche among black and white girls. Cancer Causes Control. 2009 Jul;20(5):713-20. Epub 2008 Dec 25

Wang MC, Cubbin C, Ahn D, Winkleby MA. Changes in neighbourhood food store environment, food behaviour and body mass index, 1981--1990. Public Health Nutr. 2008 Sep;11(9):963-70. Epub 2007 Sep 26