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  • Feng, W. (2021). The Effects of Changing SNAP Work Requirement on the Health and Employment Outcomes of Able-Bodied Adults without Dependents. Journal of the American College of Nutrition. Accepted.

  • Dong, K., Feng, W. (2020). SNAP Restrictions that Punish People Formerly and Currently Under Correctional Supervision. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. Accepted.

  • Fox, A. M., Feng, W., Zeitlin, J., & Howell, E. A. (2020). Trends In State Medicaid Eligibility, Enrollment Rules, And Benefits. Health Affairs, 39(11), 1909-1916. doi:10.1377/hlthaff.2019.01350

  • Feng, W. & Martin, E. (2020) Fighting obesity at the local level? An analysis of predictors of local health departments' policy involvement. Preventive Medicine, 133(2020)106006.

  • Fox, A., Stazyk, E., Feng, W. (2020) Administrative Easing: Rule Reduction and Medicaid Enrollment. Public Administration Review, 80:1.

  • Fox, A., Feng, W., Asal, V. (2019) What is Driving Global Obesity Trends? Globalization or “Modernization”? Globalization and Health 15:32

  • Feng, W., & Fox, A. (2018). Menu labels, for better, and worse? Exploring socio-economic and race-ethnic differences in menu label use in a national sample. Appetite, 128223-232. doi:10.1016/j.appet.2018.06.015

  • Gasco-Hernandez, M., Feng, W., & Gil-Garcia, J. R. (2018). Providing Public Value through Data Sharing: Understanding Critical Factors of Food Traceability for Local Farms and Institutional Buyers. doi:10.24251/HICSS.2018.285 (Refereed conference proceeding)

  • Johnson, B., Tesoriero, J., Feng, W., Qian, F., Martin, E.G. (2017). Cost Analysis and Performance Assessment of Delivering Integrated Partner Services for Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Sexually Transmitted Diseases in New York State. Health Services Research, Special Issue: Public Health Services and Economics. doi: 10.1111/1475-6773.12748

  • Fox, A., Feng, W., Yumkham, R. (2017). Political Ideology, Policies and Health Behaviors: The Case of Tobacco. Social Science & Medicine, 181139-147. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2017.03.056

  • Martin, E.G., Feng, W., Qian, F., Johnson, B. (2017). Delivering partner services to reduce transmission and promote linkage to care: process outcomes varied for chlamydial infection, gonorrhea, HIV, and syphilis cases. Journal Of Public Health Management And Practice, 23(3), 242-246. doi:10.1097/PHH.0000000000000351

Papers under Review

  • Feng, W., Lischko. A., Martin, E., Skeer, M., Kaplan, A., Wang, Y., and Stopka, T. Who are the local policy innovators? cluster analysis of current municipal tobacco control policies in Massachusetts

  • Feng, W., Fox, A. What’s the Hold Up? The FDA’s Delayed Implementation of Menu Labeling Policy

  • Allen, J., Feng, W., Porteny, T., Corlin, L., Acevedo, A., Schildkraut, D., King, E., Ladin, K., Stopka, T. Factors Associated with COVID-19 Vaccine Intentions among U.S. Adults

  • Acevedo, A., Feng, W., Corlin, L., Allen, J., Levine, P., Stopka, T. Experiences with and Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic in the United States Differences by Substance Use Disorder Status, 2020

Working Papers

  • Feng, W., Lowenfels, A., Brissette, I., Fox, A. Promoting Active Transportation Use in Rural and Urban Settings: the Role of the Built Environment and Socio-demographics.

  • Fox, A., Feng, W., Howell, E., Meier, B., Scruggs, L., Kim, Y. Ideology and Safety-Net Generosity: Can Differences in State Medicaid Eligibility Generosity Help to Explain Persistent Health Inequalities across US States?

  • Fox, A., Feng, W., Meier, B., Kim, Y., Scruggs, L., Zeitlin, J. Constructing an Index of State Safety Net Generosity, 1996-2010: Approach, State Rankings and Predictive Validity

Peer-Reviewed Publications
Working Papers


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