Edith Wong

Edith Yee-Wai Wong, MS,OTR/L, MPH

Assistant Professor
Email: ewong01@nyit.edu


  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
    Master of Public Health, 2012
  • Washington University in Saint Louis, School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
    Master of Science in Occupational Therapy, 2004
    Washington University in Saint Louis, St. Louis, MO
    Bachelors of Art in Psychology, 2002                                  


  • National Registered Occupational Therapist with New York State Licensure

Professional Experience:

  • January 2013-Present: New York Institute Technology (NYIT), Old Westbury, NY
    Assistant Professor
  • November 2011-December 2012: Brooklyn Hospital Center, Brooklyn, NY
    Occupational Therapy Supervisor for Acute Inpatient, Acute, and Outpatient
  • July 2011 – September 2011 (Temporary position): Elite Physical and Occupational LLC, Astoria, Bayside, & Flushing, NY
    Outpatient Consultant for Occupational Therapy
  • May 2010 - Present: Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY
    Per Diem Occupational Therapy
  • May 2010 - July 2011 (Hospital closed): Peninsula Hospital, Far Rockaway, NY
    Clinical Supervisor on Acute Inpatient Unit
  • September - December 2010: LaGuardia Community College, Long Island City, NY
    Adjunct lecturer for Community Health
  • June 2008 – November 2009: Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY   
    Senior OT
  • November 2005 - June 2008: North Shore University Hospital/LIJ Health System, Manhasset, NY
    Staff OT
  • June 2004 - October 2005: Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, White Plains, NY
    Entry Level II
  • Overseas Mission trips (2006-Present): China, Venezuela, Dominic Republic, China and Haiti
    • Project: rehabilitation at local orphanage and public health student to re-build a local clinic in Haiti
    • Project: Construction of new buildings for rural areas and exercise groups with other rehabilitation members to promote wellness and quality of life
  • Independent Study in Occupational Therapy (Fall 2012): St. Louis, MO
    • Project: Researcher for former Presidential aid Dr. David Gray at Washington University in St. Louis—Medical school

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