Fernando  Wagner, ScD

Professor, Department of Public Health Analysis


Sc.D., Social and Behavioral Health, Johns Hopkins University, 2000
MPH, Public Health generalist, Johns Hopkins University, 1994

Biosketch, Academic, and Research Activities - coming soon!

Development of methods, knowledge, and community-participatory interventions promoting public mental health, particularly in drug dependence and depression in late life.

Current Grants

Title: CBPR to Reduce Tobacco Smoking among residents of a low-income urban setting:
Year Awarded: 2008
Role: Principal Investigator

Title: Center for Health Disparities Solutions
Year Awarded: 2008
Role: Principal Investigator


Selected Publications

Gonzalez-Forteza, C; Jimenez-Tapia, J; Ramos-Lira, L; Wagner, F (2008). Application of the revised version of the Center of Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale in adolescent students from Mexico City. Salud Publica Mexico; 50(4): 292-299.

Jagers, R; Wagner, F; Scott-Johnson, P; Wang, Y; Brown, D (2007). Elevated depressive symptoms in a community sample of African-American and Whites from comparable conditions. Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice; 2: 21-34.

Gaskin, D; Arbelaez, J; Brown, J; Petras, H; Wagner, F; Cooper, L (2007). Examining racial and ethnic disparities in site of usual source of care. Journal of the National Medical Association 99: 22-30.

Wagner, F and Anthony, J (2007). Male-female differences in the risk of progression form first use to dependence upon cannabis, cocaine, and alcohol. Drug and Alcohol Dependence; 86: 191-198.

Ramos-Lira L, Gonzalez-Forteza, C; Wagner, F (2006). Violent victimization and drug involvement among Mexican middle school students. Addiction; 101: 850-856.