Dr. May Wang

May Wang is Professor of Community Health Sciences at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health in Los Angeles. She teaches courses in program planning and evaluation, food assistance programs and policies, and social determinants of nutrition and health, and is a member of the Steering Committee for UCLA’s Semel Healthy Campus Initiative which is leading efforts to address food insecurity on college campuses. She has conducted evaluation studies of community-based childhood obesity interventions which involve multi-disciplinary and multi-sectoral collaborations and the application of implementation science frameworks and systems science methods, including the NIH-funded interdisciplinary study, The Early Childhood Obesity Systems Science Study (ECOSyS). Recently, she has been engaged in the analysis of the Census Bureau’s Household Pulse Survey to examine regional differences in responses to pandemic-related food insecurity, and in developing interventions with community-based organizations to address food insecurity among older adult Asian Americans.