Jungwon Min, PhD, MS
Co-Investigator, China Project
Research Scientist, Systems-oriented Global Childhood Obesity Intervention Program
Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health
School of Public Health and Health Professions University at Buffalo, State University of New York
Jungwon Min, is a research scientist in the Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health, School of Public Health and Health Professions University at Buffalo, State University of New York. Dr. Min has training and a research background in epidemiology and preventive medicine.
Her main research interests focus on childhood obesity prevention in the US and China using systems science methods funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). She also works on global childhood obesity prevention programs related to collaboration with the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). She helps develop new research projects regarding the etiology and prevention of childhood obesity and non-communicable chronic diseases. She worked as an Associate Research Fellow in the Korean Institute of Child Care and Education, and in School of Medicine, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea.
- Min J, Chiu D.T., Wang Y. Variation in the heritability of body mass index based on diverse twin studies: a systematic review. Obes Rev. 2013;14(11):871-82.
- JW Min, Z Li, X Liu, Y Wang. The association between early menarche and offspring’s obesity risk in early childhood was modified by gestational weight gain. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2014;22(1):19-23
- Min J, Li J, Li Z, Wang Y. Impacts of Rapid Weight Gain on Childhood Overweight development Vary by Age and Sex in China. Pediatr Obes.2012;7(5):365-73.
- Min J, Kim YJ, Lee H, Park EA, Cho SJ, Hong YM, Oh SY, Ha E, Kang D, Park H. Is the association between ACE genes and blood pressure mediated by postnatal growth during the first 3years? Early Hum Dev. 2012; 88(6):425-9.
- Min J, Park B, Kim YJ, Lee H, Ha E, Park H. Effect of oxidative stress on birth sizes: consideration of window from mid pregnancy to delivery. Placenta. 2009; 30(5):418-23.