Yiping Wang, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor, Rutgers, Center of Alcohol Studies
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Office – Room CAS 217A
Tel: (732) 235-8101
Fax: (732) 445-3500
Mail: Center of Alcohol Studies, 607 Allison Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854
||Yiping Wang Children’s Kingdom. The Crossroads Center Cincinnati, Ohio. Dedicated in Yiping Wang’s honor for children and mothers in addiction treatment and recovering.
Yiping Wang has been with the Center of Alcohol Studies since 2005, with a joint appointment at the Institute for the Study of Child Development at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School - UMDNJ. Dr. Wang was trained in Early Childhood Education. Her current research focuses on interactive effects of prenatal drug exposure and environmental risk on developmental outcomes with a longitudinal focus, and drug abuse prevention research. Before joining Rutgers University, Dr. Wang was a faculty member in the Department of Psychiatry of the University of Cincinnati Medical School and the Founding Director of the Family and Child Development Center. Dr. Wang developed an innovative demonstration model that integrates addiction treatment with early intervention under one roof for children and families affected by maternal substance abuse. Her research focused on the effectiveness of this integrative model on recovering, parenting function, and children’s health. Her other research interest includes socialization process of ethnic minority children, ethnic identity development, and teachers’ training.
|2007 to present
||Member, the Steering Committee, Rising Stars Program. Center for American Women and Politics. Rutgers University
|2003 to present
||Member, the Board of Trustees, SOTENI International, Inc Dedicated to helping orphans and other vulnerable children who have been most affected by the HIV/AIDS pandemic in Africa.