Dr. Shu Wang is a professor of Nutrition at the College of Health Solutions at ASU.
Dr. Wang conducts innovative research in nutrition and nanomedicine. Her research focuses on using biocompatible and biodegradable nanocarriers to enhance bioactivities of phytochemicals for the prevention and treatment of chronic diseases, especially cardiovascular disease and obesity. She has been funded by a variety of federal, industry and foundation agencies, especially three competitive NIH awards. Since 2009, she has published more than forty peer-reviewed articles and four book chapters. Dr. Shu Wang has received several research honors to recognize the quality of her research. This includes American Heart (AHA) Association Young Investigator Award Finalist, 2014 Chancellor’s Council Distinguished Research Award in the Texas Tech University system, and 2017 Mary Swartz Rose Young Investigator Award from American Society for Nutrition. Dr. Wang is a fellow of AHA and a member of the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry editorial board. She served in grant review panels of NIH and AHA.
PhD in Nutritional Biochemistry and Metabolism Tufts University, Medford, MA
MS in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Capital Medical University, Beijing, China
Medicine Degree Norman Bethune University of Medical Sciences, Changchun, China
Assessing the interplay between diet and chronic diseases including obesity, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes
Innovative approaches for improving health
JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS (2016-2020)
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Courses Fall 2020 NTR 100 Intro to Nutrition Science
2018 Associate Member, Texas Tech University (TTU) System Chapter of National Academy of Inventors.
2017 Mary Swartz Rose Young Investigator Award, American Society for Nutrition.
2017 TTU Celebration of Excellence in Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity.
2014 Chancellor’s Council Distinguished Research Award, Texas Tech University.
2013 Outstanding Research Award, Texas Tech University College of Human Sciences.
2012 Nominee, The Barnie E. Rushing Jr. Faculty Distinguished Research Award, Texas Tech University.
2012 Finalist, Nutrition, Physical Activity & Metabolism (NPAM) Young Investigator Award, American Heart Association.
2007 Finalist, Procter & Gamble Graduate Student Research Award, American Society for Nutrition.
2006 NIH Training Grant Trainee (T32 HL69772-01A1 – Nutrition and Cardiovascular Disease).
2019- present Fellow of the American Heart Association (FAHA)
2019-2020 Immediate Past President of the North America Chinese Society for Nutrition
2018-2019 President of the North America Chinese Society for Nutrition
2017-2018 Vice President of the North America Chinese Society for Nutrition
2009 -Present American Society for Nanomedicine
2003 -Present American Heart Association
2001 -Present American Society for Nutrition
09/2016-Present Editorial Advisory Board, Preventive Nutrition and Food Science
09/2013-Present Editorial Advisory Board, The Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry