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Biography

Dr. Wang  is a professor in the Department of Behavioral and Community Health, School of Public Health (SPH), the University of Maryland at College Park (UMD).  He has authored and co-authored on over 240 publications in refereed journals.  Dr. Wang has obtained over 90 grants over his career. He has extensive experience in applying information technology to public health, which has been his focus for the past 15 years.  Currently, he the UMD PI to develop the Maryland Environmental Public Health Tracking Network (EPHTN).  

Education and Training

Ph.D., Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, 1987
M.S., Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, 1981

Honors and Awards
  • Over 240 peer reviewed publications and over 90 funded grants
  • Selected to the National Advisory Committee for Center for Substance Abuse Prevention, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
  • Developing the first Maryland Environmental Public Health Tracking Network
  • National Health Education Technology Innovation Award
Publications: 

Ma, G. X., Wang, M.Q., Toubbeh, J.I., Tan, Y., Shive, S., & Wu, D. Factors Associated with Colorectal Cancer Screening among Four Ethnic Groups. North American Journal of Medicine and Science. In press.

Horowitz, A.M., Wang, M.Q., & Kleinman, D.V. Opinions of Maryland Adults Regarding Communication Practices of Dentists and Staff. Journal of Health Communication, In press.

Beck, K., Wang, M.Q., &. Yan, F. Hurried driver dispositions: their relationship to risky traffic behaviors. American Journal of Health Behavior, In press.

Kressin, N.R., Manze, M., Russell, S.L., Katz, R.V., Claudio, C., Green, B.L, & Wang, M.Q. Belief in AIDS Origin Conspiracy Theory and Willingness to Participate in Biomedical Research -Findings in Whites, Blacks and Hispanics in 7 Cities Across Two Surveys. HIV Clinical Trials, in press.

Wang, M.Q., Braggio, J.T., Miller, J.L., Yan, A.F., & Debney, B., Mitchell, C.S. (2011). Use of GIS in Maryland Environmental Public Health. electronic Journal of Health Informatics, Vol 6(2): e15, 2-8.

Voorhees, C.C., Yan, A.F., Clifton, K.J., & Wang, M.Q. (2011). Neighborhood environment, self-efficacy and physical activity in urban adolescents. American Journal of Health Behavior, 35(6), 674-688.

Green, B.L., Li, L., Morris, J.F., Gluzman, R., Davis, Jenna, L., Wang, M.Q., & Katz, R.V. (2011). Detailed knowledge of the Tuskegee Syphilis Study: Who knows what? A framework for health promotion strategies. Health Education and Behavior, 38(3), 1-8.

Wang, M.Q., Bellamy, N.D., & Matthew, R. (2010). Mentoring and Family Strengthening Initiative (MFSI). Health Education and Behavior, 37, 773-775.

Atkinson, N.L. Massett, H.A., Mylks, C., McCormack, L., Kish Doto, J., Hesse, B.W., & Wang, M.Q. (2010). Assessing the impact of user-centered research on a clinical trial eHealth Tool via counterbalanced research design. Journal of American Medical Informatics Association, 18, 24-31.
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Wang, M.Q., Bellamy. N.D., Matthew, R.F., Chiu, Y.W., & Yan, F. (2007). A Latent Model Analysis of Substance Use and HIV Risk Behaviors Among High-risk Minority Adults. Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 51(4), 35-62.