Julielynn Wong, M.D.
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Julielynn Wong, MD, MPH, is a Harvard-educated, award-winning physician, innovator, and communicator. She is the founding director of the Center for Innovative Technologies and Public Health and created 3D4MD, a global health program that makes 3D printable medical supplies. Dr. Wong is board-certified in public health and general preventive medicine and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Preventive Medicine. She served as a faculty lecturer at Singularity University and co-founded its Digital Health and Wellness Program. Dr. Wong worked at the Skoll Global Threats Fund to launch "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 is a pioneer in 3D printing medical devices in austere environments. Dr. Wong has reported for ABC World News, is a blog contributor to 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 | 5:03 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 | 4:03 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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