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Clinical scholar and pediatrician, University of Pennsylvania

Charlene Wong, M.D. is a pediatrician who completed her undergraduate training at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a degree in biology. She received her medical degree from Emory University in Atlanta. During medical school, she did an epidemiology fellowship at the CDC where she conducted research on the HPV vaccine. She then completed her pediatrics residency at Seattle Children's Hospital/University of Washington where she researched adolescent vaccines and American Indian/Alaska Native infant and pediatric mortality.

Dr. Wong is interested in examining the role of social media and new media on adolescent and young adult health, with a focus on high-risk behaviors including violence, sexual health and substance use.


  • –present
    Clinical scholar, University of Pennsylvania , University of Pennsylvania