Julielynn Wong, M.D.
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Julielynn Wong, MD, MPH, is a Harvard-educated, award-winning physician, innovator and communicator.

Dr. Wong founded the Center for Innovative Technologies and Public Health, whose mission is to educate leaders on applying technologies to address the greatest challenges in healthcare. Miss Wong worked at the San Francisco-based Skoll Global Threats Fund to build "Flu Near You," the world’s largest crowd-sourced flu tracking and vaccine locator platform. She trained in space medicine at NASA Johnson Space Center and created 3D4MD, a digital platform of 3D printable medical supplies to deliver healthcare in the most challenging places to those who need it the most. Dr. Wong serves as a faculty lecturer at Singularity University and co-founded its Digital Health and Wellness Program. Miss Wong specializes in medical communications, having reported for ABC World News, Forbes and the Huffington Post, and made numerous television appearances, including an Emmy-nominated series on Discovery Channel.

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Knowing The Facts About Sepsis Could Save Your Life

(1) Comments | Posted September 26, 2013 | 6:03 PM

On March 1, 2011, Rachel Sutherland, a pregnant 36-year-old Albertan production accountant, found herself unable to breathe.

"I woke up at 7 a.m. suffocating," she recalls. "I was terrified. I was drowning."

Sutherland had sepsis after developing a lung infection from the H1N1 flu virus. Her immune system had gone...

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Premature Babies Gain Weight Faster When They Receive Hospital Care From Parents

(0) Comments | Posted February 27, 2013 | 5:03 PM

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Baby Tess receiving care from her parents through Mount Sinai Hospital's Family Integrated Care Program, the first program of its kind in North America. (Image credit: Jacqueline Hourigan)

Jacqueline "Jack" Hourigan, a Toronto-based writer and television host, recalls when she first saw her daughter,...
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