Youfa Wang, MD PhD,MS

School(s)

International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health

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Nutritional epidemiology; childhood obesity (assessment, global trends, causes, health consequences, prevention); growth; sexual maturation; chronic disease; health disparities; lifestyles; global health; analysis of national survey and longitudinal data; systems science

  • Peer-reviewed papers selected from over 70 publications

  • Wang Y. Cross-national comparison of childhood obesity: the epidemic and the relationships between obesity and socioeconomic status. International Journal of Epidemiology. 30:1129-36, 2001.

  • Wang Y, Adair L. How does maturity adjustment influence the estimates of obesity prevalence in adolescents from different countries using an international reference? International Journal of Obesity. 25: 550-8, 2001.

  • Wang Y. Is obesity associated with early sexual maturation? A comparison of the association in American boys verse girls. Pediatrics 110:903-910, 2002.

  • Wang Y, Monteiro C, Popkin BM. Trends of obesity and underweight in older children and adolescents in the United States, Brazil, China and Russia. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 75:971-7, 2002.

People

Robert Bollinger Jr., MD MPH

Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Education (CCGHE); Associate Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Global...

Caitlin Kennedy, PhD MPH,BA

Co-Director, MPH concentration in Social and Behavioral Sciences in Public Health; Associate Director, Center for Qualitative...

Joanne Katz, ScD MS,BSc

Associate Chair, Director of Academic Programs

Noreen Hynes, MD MPH

Director, Geographic Medicine Center of the Division of Infectious Diseases

Stefan Baral, MD MPH,MBA,MSc

Director, Key Populations Program

Yukari C. Manabe, MD

Associate Director of Global Health Research and Innovation
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Projects

Building an Enabling Environment for Vaccines in India...

This project, now in its second phase, aims to create an enabling environment for vaccines in India and contribute to...

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Identification and Enumeration of Pathogens in Drinking...

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Mpilonhle

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Nutrition Innovation Lab

"Poshan", which means good nutrition in Nepali is ongoing research that involves two interlinked large-scale research studies...

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