Virgil Wong creates experiments in art, medicine, health, and technology.
- Cofounder and Chief Executive Officer, Medical Avatar LLC
- Artist and Researcher, Columbia University
- Vice President of Interactive Media, Element 115
- Adjunct Assistant Professor, Media Studies, The New School
In 2011, Virgil cofounded Medical Avatar, a company that uses personalized 3-D anatomical bodies to visualize health information in the past, present, and future. Virgil is currently doing research at Columbia University on time travel simulations of patients’ bodies to motivate disease prevention.
Virgil served as Vice President of Interactive Media at Element 115, a company that builds technology-based solutions for hospitals throughout the country. Previously, over 15 years, he founded and led the in-house Web and Multimedia division for Weill Cornell Medical College and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. Virgil also teaches photography, film, and interactive media as an adjunct Assistant Professor in The New School’s Masters in Media Studies Program.