Meme Wang-Schweig is an Affiliated Researcher at the Prevention Research Center. Dr. Wang-Schweig received her PhD in Public Health Sciences in 2012 from the University of Illinois at Chicago. From 2012 – 2015, she was a postdoctoral fellow in the Prevention Science Research Training Program at PRC and the School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley.
Dr. Wang-Schweig’s research focuses on culturally-based family influences (i.e. family rituals and acculturation-based conflict) and neighborhood environments, such as ethnic enclaves and ethnoburbs, on underage drinking and smoking among immigrant families. She was involved in a NIAAA R01 funded study with Dr. Brenda Miller (Principal Investigator) at PRC, “Web-based Family Prevention of Alcohol and Risky Sex for Older Teens”, an interactive family-based approach for engaging older teens and their parents to prevent negative health-related behaviors among this group.