Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Li Wang, PhD

Li Wang, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences
Division of Health Services and Behavioral Research
Scientific Program:Cancer Control

Research Interests

  • Costs and Cost Analysis
  • Neoplasms
  • Child
  • Survival
  • Delivery of Health Care
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Health Expenditures
  • Nutrition Surveys
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Pediatrics
  • Insurance
  • Medicaid

Recent Publications


Teye, SO, Yanosky, JD, Cuffee, Y, Weng, X, Luquis, R, Farace, E & Wang, L 2021, 'Exploring persistent racial/ethnic disparities in lead exposure among American children aged 1–5 years: results from NHANES 1999–2016', International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health, vol. 94, no. 4, pp. 723-730.
Ma, Y, Weng, X, Gao, X, Winkels, R, Cuffee, Y, Gupta, S & Wang, L 2022, 'Healthy Eating Index Scores Differ by Race/Ethnicity but Not Hypertension Awareness Status among US Adults with Hypertension: Findings from the 2011-2018 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey', Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, vol. 122, no. 5, pp. 1000-1012.


Weng, X, George, DR, Jiang, B & Wang, L 2020, 'Association Between Subjective Cognitive Decline and Social and Emotional Support in US Adults', American journal of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, vol. 35.
Teye, SO, Yanosky, JD, Cuffee, Y, Weng, X, Luquis, R, Farace, E & Wang, L 2020, 'Association between blood lead levels and blood pressure in American adults: results from NHANES 1999–2016', Environmental Science and Pollution Research, vol. 27, no. 36, pp. 45836-45843.
Ubesie, A, Wang, C, Wang, L, Farace, E, Jones, K & Cuffee, Y 2021, 'Examining Help-Seeking Intentions of African American College Students Diagnosed with Depression', Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 475-484.


Wang, L, Ma, J, Dholakia, R, Howells, C, Lu, Y, Chen, C, Li, R, Murray, M & Leslie, D 2019, 'Changes in healthcare expenditures after the autism insurance mandate', Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, vol. 57, pp. 97-104.


Ma, J & Wang, L 2020, 'Characteristics of Mail-Order Pharmacy Users: Results From the Medical Expenditures Panel Survey', Journal of Pharmacy Practice, vol. 33, no. 3, pp. 293-298.

Clinical Trials Search

Children (age < 18 years)
Adults (age >= 18 years)