Wang is previously an associated professor in Epidemiology at Karolinska Institutet. 

Her major research field is epidemiology of neurodegenerative diseases and she has research experience in epidemiological studies on cardiovascular disease. Wang has published 40 original studies in peer-reviewed international journals. Her major contribution to research concerns the following topics:

Lifestyle factors and cognitive dysfunction.
Psychosocial factors and cognitive dysfunction.
Psychosocial factors and progression of cardiovascular disease.