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Wendy Max, MD

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Professor, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, and Co-Director, Institute for Health and Aging, UCSF

wendy.max@ucsf.edu

Phone: (415) 476-8023 (voice)
Box 0646, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143-0646

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Education

Stanford University, Stanford, CA, B.A., 1976, History, Economics
University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, M.S., 1981, Economics
University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, Ph.D., 1983, Economics


Professional Experience

  • 1979-1980
    Health Policy Analyst, Colorado Department of Health, Denver, CO
  • 1980-81
    Research Associate, Solar Energy Research Institute, Golden, CO
  • 1982-83
    Teaching Assistant, Univ. of CO, Boulder, CO
  • 1983-91
    Assistant Professor, CA State University, Hayward
  • 1991-94
    Assistant Adjunct Professor, Institute for Health & Aging, UCSF
  • 1994-99
    Associate Adjunct Professor, Institute for Health & Aging, UCSF
  • 1999-present
    Co-Director, Institute for Health & Aging, UCSF
  • 1999-present
    Professor, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, UCSF

Selected Publications

  1. Max W, Sung HY, Shi Y. Childhood Secondhand Smoke Exposure and ADHD-Attributable Costs to the Health and Education System. J Sch Health. 2014 Oct; 84(10):683-6.
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  2. Ferket BS, van Kempen BJ, Hunink MG, Agarwal I, Kavousi M, Franco OH, Steyerberg EW, Max W, Fleischmann KE. Predictive value of updating framingham risk scores with novel risk markers in the u.s. General population. PLoS One. 2014; 9(2):e88312.
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  3. Yao T, Huang J, Sung HY, Ong MK, Mao Z, Jiang Y, Fong GT, Max W. Who purchases cigarettes from cheaper sources in China? Findings from the ITC China Survey. Tob Control. 2014 Mar; 23 Suppl 1:i97-i101.
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  4. Max W, Sung HY, Shi Y. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder among children exposed to secondhand smoke: a logistic regression analysis of secondary data. Int J Nurs Stud. 2013 Jun; 50(6):797-806.
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  5. Max W, Sung HY, Shi Y. Deaths from secondhand smoke exposure in the United States: economic implications. Am J Public Health. 2012 Nov; 102(11):2173-80.
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  6. Prochaska JJ, Sung HY, Max W, Shi Y, Ong M. Validity study of the K6 scale as a measure of moderate mental distress based on mental health treatment need and utilization. Int J Methods Psychiatr Res. 2012 Jun; 21(2):88-97.
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  7. Yao T, Sung HY, Mao Z, Hu TW, Max W. Secondhand smoke exposure at home in rural China. Cancer Causes Control. 2012 Mar; 23 Suppl 1:109-15.
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  8. Max W, Sung HY, Lightwood J. The impact of changes in tobacco control funding on healthcare expenditures in California, 2012-2016. Tob Control. 2013 May; 22(e1):e10-5.
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  9. Max W, Sung HY, Shi Y. Exposure to secondhand smoke at home and at work in California. Public Health Rep. 2012 Jan-Feb; 127(1):81-8.
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  10. Knowlton K, Rotkin-Ellman M, Geballe L, Max W, Solomon GM. Six climate change-related events in the United States accounted for about $14 billion in lost lives and health costs. Health Aff (Millwood). 2011 Nov; 30(11):2167-76.
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  11. Sung HY, Prochaska JJ, Ong MK, Shi Y, Max W. Cigarette smoking and serious psychological distress: a population-based study of California adults. Nicotine Tob Res. 2011 Dec; 13(12):1183-92.
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  12. Dicker RA, Lopez DS, Pepper MB, Crane I, Max W. Cost-driven injury prevention: creating an innovative plan to save lives with limited resources. J Trauma. 2011 Apr; 70(4):985-90.
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  13. John RM, Sung HY, Max WB, Ross H. Counting 15 million more poor in India, thanks to tobacco. Tob Control. 2011 Sep; 20(5):349-52.
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  14. Max W, Sung HY, Tucker LY, Stark B. The cost of smoking for California's Hispanic community. Nicotine Tob Res. 2011 Apr; 13(4):248-54.
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  15. Miller LS, Max W, Sung HY, Rice D, Zaretsky M. Evaluation of the economic impact of California's Tobacco Control Program: a dynamic model approach. Tob Control. 2010 Apr; 19 Suppl 1:i68-76.
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  16. Max W, Sung HY, Tucker LY, Stark B. The disproportionate cost of smoking for African Americans in California. Am J Public Health. 2010 Jan; 100(1):152-8.
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  17. Max W, Sung HY, Shi Y. Who is exposed to secondhand smoke? Self-reported and serum cotinine measured exposure in the U.S., 1999-2006. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2009 May; 6(5):1633-48.
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  18. John RM, Sung HY, Max W. Economic cost of tobacco use in India, 2004. Tob Control. 2009 Apr; 18(2):138-43.
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  19. Max W, Sung HY, Stark B. The economic burden of breast cancer in California. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2009 Jul; 116(1):201-7.
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  20. Max W, Tsoukalas T. Economics on trial: the use and abuse of economic methods in third party tobacco litigation. Tob Control. 2006 Dec; 15 Suppl 4:iv77-83.
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