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New Board of Health Member!

Published: 01/21/22

Help us welcome the newest addition to the Jefferson County Board of Health, Dr. Michele Kong, MD, MBA.

Dr. Michele Kong is a Professor of Pediatrics at UAB and practices intensive care medicine at Children's Hospital of Alabama. Dr. Kong is also a National Institutes of Health funded physician scientist at UAB. Dr. Kong received her medical degree from the University of Calgary in Canada. She then completed pediatric residency training at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS, followed by pediatric critical care fellowship at UAB. She is the co-founder of KultureCity, the world’s leading non-profit organization promoting sensory accessibility and inclusion for those with invisible disabilities such as autism.

She is a highly regarded speaker and extensively published in high-impact medical and non-medical journals. She was awarded the 2019 Woman of Impact Award, which recognizes the honoree’s personal and professional contributions to the State of Alabama that have moved the needle across business, government and non-profit sectors. At UAB, her contribution to the field and service to the community has been recognized with the UAB Dean’s Excellence Award in Service, UAB Outstanding Woman in the Community Award, and the Odessa Woolfolk Community Service Award. She is also an avid ultrarunner, having successfully competed in a 100 mile race.


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