Boston University School of Public Health
Dr. Monica Wang is an Assistant Professor at the Boston University School of Public Health and an Adjunct Faculty Member at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Her research focuses on targeting disparities in obesity and chronic diseases among underserved children and families. Dr. Wang’s research has been supported by the National Institutes of Health and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). She has garnered national recognition for her work and has received numerous awards in research and teaching, including the Early Career Investigator Award from the Society of Behavioral Medicine in 2016 and the Ten Outstanding Young Leaders Award from the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce in 2018. Dr. Wang has previously served as an evaluation consultant for the CDC. In 2010, she was awarded the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship to support her work to sugary drink consumption among youth in collaboration with Sociedad Latina. At the local level, she sits on the advisory committee of the Massachusetts legislative task force to reduce sugary drink consumption. At the national level, she serves as Chair of the Civic and Public Engagement Committee in the Society of Behavioral Medicine.
Thursday, July 11
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM