Skip Navigation

Global Obesity Prevention Center

Youfa Wang, MD, PhD, MS

Project Lead, China Project 
Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health, School of Public Health and Health Professions
Joint Appointments: School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Ball State University; Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Youfa Wang, MD, PhD, MS, is a professor of Nutrition and Health Science at Ball State University.  At present, he is an Adjunct Professor at Johns Hopkins and Peking University. His research interests include childhood obesity, health disparities, global health, systems models, and 'BigData'.

He has served on numerous national and international expert/review panels and leadership positions, including over 20 NIH grant review committees. He was the Chair of American Society for Nutrition Nutritional Epidemiology Section. He is the President of North America Chinese Society for Nutrition and Secretary/Treasurer of The Obesity Society Pediatric Obesity Section and will become Chair elect in fall 2015.

Representative Publications:

For a full list of publications, please see here.