I'm a medical communications specialist who focuses on content development, editing, marketing, branding, educational materials, print and online media.

 

My Skills

Proactive, data-driven strategist, licensed physician, and Harvard-educated journalist with extensive experience supporting time-sensitive projects, exceptional skills in leveraging social media platforms to build brand recognition and drive client success, and a track record of delivering award-winning medical education programs.


I found Dr. Wong to be a thorough and diligent writer who worked with a variety of staff members to produce her best stories. But in particular, I found that her enthusiasm for refining her craft and willingness to go the extra mile in her work distinguished her as an asset to the organization.
— Dan Childs, Health Editor, ABC News

What I've Achieved

  • Healthcare journalist who has authored over 35 articles for ABC World News, Forbes, and the Huffington Post.
  • Medical educator who has taught blogging skills to healthcare students and medical professionals.
  • Social media expert with a LinkedIn profile that ranked in the top 1% most viewed profiles in 2012.
  • Medical consultant for "Curiosity," an Emmy-nominated series on Discovery Channel.
  • First recipient of the Canadian Medical Association Award for Young Leaders for creating a regional health promotion program.
  • Medical communicator who has presented health topics to thousands of people of diverse ages and backgrounds.

Photography provided by Jared Chambers

Here's just a small sampling of medical communications I've created over the years.

 Me with my Muppet doppelganger, Dr. "J"

Me with my Muppet doppelganger, Dr. "J"

Health Promotion Via Entertainment

Edited scripts and performed in puppetry shows covering health topics to family audiences in major cities across North America.  Trained under four-time Emmy Award-winning Sesame Street Muppeteer, Michael Earl.  Performed alongside celebrities including NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal, Victoria Secret model Selia Ebanks, and chef Todd English.  Trained in performance motion-capture at the Toronto-based Screen Industries and Research Training Center.

 

 Me with Mythbusters Host, Adam Savage

Me with Mythbusters Host, Adam Savage

Discovery Channel's "Curiosity" Series

Medical consultant to Emmy-nominated television series.  Edited scripts, provided medical props, directed actors and production team on set to enhance medical realism, and performed on-screen with episode host, Adam Savage.  Attended the Discovery Channel and Harvard Health Publications conference, “Creating the Brand Called Dr. You,” at Discovery Channel Global Headquarters.  Highly experienced in on-camera performance through hosting an award-winning television show and professional membership in SAG/AFTRA and ACTRA unions for nearly two decades. 

 

  Flown over 90 parabolas in zero-g through NASA's Reduced Gravity Flight (a.k.a. "Vomit Comet") Program. 

 Flown over 90 parabolas in zero-g through NASA's Reduced Gravity Flight (a.k.a. "Vomit Comet") Program. 

Simulation-Based and Hands-On Medical Learning

Developing new medical task simulations at the nation's only high-fidelity space mission simulator.  Created and taught computer-assisted design, 3D printing, and suturing skills workshops to medical professionals at NASA Ames Research Center.  Graduate of the International Space University and trained in space medicine at NASA Johnson Space Center.  Conducted award-winning space medical research at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and trained in NASA's Space Shuttle Trainer.  Licensed glider and single-engine pilot.


Photograph at top provided by Jared Chambers

Contact: julielynnwongmd@gmail.com

Resume, references, and work samples are available upon request.

Photography provided by Jared Chambers