Biography: Dr. William Wong21.10.2012
by Wong - William
Dr. William Wong is a Texas State Naturopathic Medical Association professional member, World Sports Medicine Hall of Fame member, a Classical Naturopath, a Ph.D. Exercise Physiologist, a Certified Athletic Trainer (AATA), a Certified Sports Medicine Trainer (ASMA), and a Health/Fitness Consultant. Dr. Wong has more than 23 years of professional experience in natural health, as applied to sports medicine and rehabilitation, with the last 12 devoted almost exclusively to chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia.
Dr. Wong has authored books on natural healing and has taught Physical Medicine at the South West College of Naturopathic Medicine in Arizona. His shorter writings have appeared in such diverse magazines as G.Q., Black Belt, Survival Guide, The Townsend Letter for Doctors, and Well Being Journal. In 1993, he was also inducted into the Martial Arts Hall of Fame as Wing Chun Kung Fu Instructor of the Year.
Dr. Wong has been a guest on over 500 national and local radio programs, as well as appearing on the nationally acclaimed PBS series Healthy Living hosted by Jane Seymour. In November 2002, Dr. Wong appeared on the Heartbeat of America show hosted by William Shatner. Currently, using a blend of movement, nutrition, exercise and spirituality, Dr. Wong is specializing in developing programs for longevity and virility to help people overcome the effects of aging and the after effects of chronic debilitating conditions.
Dr. William Wong and his wife Michele are devoted to bringing forth information on new and effective natural treatments for chronic illnesses, teaching little known information about exercise and spreading their philosophy on what they've found to be the cornerstones of a healthy and active life.
|Physical Education and Sports Medicine||B.S. Brooklyn College. The Sports Medicine program was headed by the late Prof. William Chisolm.||1978|
|Classical Naturopath||N.D. (Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine) Brantridge Forest, Sussex, England; US program at Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus, tutored by Dr. Charles W. Turner DC, ND, DO, D.Sc. (Brantridge closed on the death of the director Dr. Bruce Copen in 1986. Dr. Turner died in 1983). (Dr. Wong is NOT a Naturopathic Physician as they also use drugs and surgery, while Classical Naturopaths cling to the founding principles of the art). Classical Naturopaths and Board Certified Naturopaths belong to the ANMA, while Naturopathic Physicians belong to the AANP.||1981|
|Exercise Physiologist||Ph. D. In Martial Arts for the dissertation "The Application of Biomechanics and Motor Learning to the Modern Teaching of the Martial Arts" presented to the Soke (Grand Masters) Council, Shorinji Temple School, Hokkaido Japan through the US branch of the school at Cleveland, Ohio. Also given the title of Professor and the rank of Hanshi (9th Degree).||1994|
|Teacher of Physical Medicine||Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, Tempe, AZ. Taught: Introduction to Physical Medicine, Sports Medicine and Therapeutic Modalities.||1994 -1997|
|World Sports Medicine Hall of Fame||Inductee||1993|
|World Martial Arts Hall of Fame||Inductee (Wing Chun Kung Fu Instructor of the Year). Dr. Wong was the 25th disciple of the Wing Chun Grand Master Moy Yat.||1993|
|ASMA/AATA Arcadia, CA.||Certified Sports Medicine Trainer||1995|
|AATA Arcadia, CA.||Certified Athletic Trainer||1978|
|Professional Member||Texas State Naturopathic Medical Association. (Governing body of Naturopathic Medicine for the State of Texas).||2002|
|AATA Athletic Trainer of the Year||1992|
|Brooklyn College Sports Medicine Alumni Award||1986|
|Author||10 Natural Treatments You Haven't Heard of Until Now||2000|
|The Best Natural Sports Medicine Book Ever||2003|
|TV Appearances||Healthy Living, Hosted by Jane Seymour||1999|
|Heartbeat of America, Hosted by William Shatner||2002|
|Regular National Radio Appearances (500+ Shows)||Ken Hamblin Show, National Public Health Radio's Senior Network, and Laura Lee||On-going|