Dongqing Wang

Research Fellow

Department of Global Health and Population

Research Areas

Nutritional epidemiology; Maternal and child health; Gestational weight gain; Adolescent nutrition and health; Global health; Dietary and lifestyle determinants of noncommunicable diseases; Dietary pattern analysis; Diet quality indices; Healthy lifestyle indices; Red meat intake; Global health

Publications (* co-first author)

1.     Perng W, Francis E, Smith HA, Carey J, Wang D, Kechris K, Dabelea D. Sex-specific metabolite biomarkers of NAFLD in youth: a prospective study in the EPOCH cohort. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (In Press).
2.     Wang D, Fawzi WW. Impacts of school feeding on educational and health outcomes of school-age children and adolescents in low- and middle-income countries: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis. Systematic Reviews. 2020; 9(55).
3.     Wang D, Karvonen-Gutierrez CA, Jackson EA, Elliott MR, Appelhans BM, Barinas-Mitchell E, Bielak LF, Huang MH, Baylin A. Western Dietary Pattern Derived by Multiple Statistical Methods Is Prospectively Associated with Subclinical Carotid Atherosclerosis in Midlife Women. The Journal of Nutrition. 2020 Mar 1;150(3):579-91.
4.     Wang D, Karvonen-Gutierrez CA, Jackson EA, Elliott MR, Appelhans BM, Barinas-Mitchell E, Bielak LF, Baylin A. Prospective associations between beverage intake during the midlife and subclinical carotid atherosclerosis: The Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation. PloS one. 2019;14(7).
5.     Luan D, Wang D, Campos H, Baylin A. Red meat consumption and metabolic syndrome in the Costa Rica Heart Study. European journal of nutrition. 2019 Jan 16:1-9.
6.     Wang D, Jackson EA, Karvonen‐Gutierrez CA, Elliott MR, Harlow SD, Hood MM, Derby CA, Sternfeld B, Janssen I, Crawford SL, Huang MH. Healthy lifestyle during the midlife is prospectively associated with less subclinical carotid atherosclerosis: the Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation. Journal of the American Heart Association. 2018 Dec 4;7(23):e010405.
7.     Luan D, Wang D, Campos H, Baylin A. Adipose tissue palmitoleic acid is inversely associated with nonfatal acute myocardial infarction in Costa Rican adults. Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases. 2018 Oct 1;28(10):973-9.
8.     Choy CC*, Wang D*, Baylin A, Soti-Ulberg C, Naseri T, Reupena MS, Thompson AA, Duckham RL, Hawley NL. Dietary patterns are associated with child, maternal and household-level characteristics and overweight/obesity among young Samoan children. Public health nutrition. 2018 May;21(7):1243-54.
9.     Wang D, Campos H, Baylin A. Red meat intake is positively associated with non-fatal acute myocardial infarction in the Costa Rica Heart Study. British Journal of Nutrition. 2017 Aug;118(4):303-11.
10.  Wang D, Hawley NL, Thompson AA, Lameko V, Reupena MS, McGarvey ST, Baylin A. Dietary patterns are associated with metabolic outcomes among adult Samoans in a cross-sectional study. The Journal of nutrition. 2017 Apr 1;147(4):628-35.
11.  An Y, Liang W, Li Y, Liu L, Wang D, Dai X, Ma C, Qian Y, Ma R, Ding T, Zhang R. Effects of neonatal isolation and neonatal tactile stimulation on social behavior of adult rats. Chinese Journal of Reproductive Health. 2017;28(1):23-30.
12.  Chen G*, Wang Z*, Wang D*, Qiu C, Liu M, Chen X, Zhang Q, Yan G, Cui Q. LncRNADisease: a database for long-non-coding RNA-associated diseases. Nucleic acids research. 2012 Nov 21;41(D1):D983-6.
13.  Wang D, Zhang R. Progress in clinical effect of medication for child with autism spectrum disorders. The Chinese Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. 2012(9):22.


2019     Ph.D., Epidemiological Science, University of Michigan

2016     M.P.H., Epidemiology, University of Michigan

2014     Bachelor of Medicine, Peking University