Virgil Wong, cofounder and CEO of Medical Avatar

“Imagining your future lifestyle can help too, says Virgil Wong, cofounder and CEO of Medical Avatar, a health transformation company that helps people see, via 3-D images, the potentially big results of small daily decisions. ‘Try visualizing—with sketches, apps, photo collages, or written notes—a realistic happier and healthier version of yourself,’ he suggests. ‘What choices does this future person make in terms of nutrition, fitness, sleep, and managing stress? What’s one simple change you can make right now that moves you toward this version of yourself?'”

“Some artists more directly addressed the building’s history [as a clinical space]. Virgil Wong, whose work often deals with medicine and technology, installed realistic hospital posters and informational kiosks in the lobby. They promote a fictitious medical center — its Web site,, is disarmingly authentic — that specializes in male pregnancy (”

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