Yinong Chong, Ph.D.

Yinong Chong, Ph.D.

Mayo Clinic certified “health and Wellness Coach”.

A leading life transformation and wellness coach, and certified aroma therapist, excels in connecting dots between modern science and Eastern wisdoms, and in helping people to achieve vibrant health and wellness.


Post doctorate fellow at CDC’s Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS Officer).
Ph.D. Arizona State University, US.
M.A. Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
B.A. Beijing University
Graduate certificate in Research Methodology from the University of Maryland


Dr. Chong has over 20 years of experience in public health research, having conducted over two-dozen epidemiologic and methodological studies, all published in peer-reviewed journals or presented at scientific meetings. She led the design, development and production of a series of highly successful education and communication products. These include data visualization gallery and CDC accredited online courses which teach users how to prepare and analyze complicated national survey data. Widely used by researchers and graduate students around the world, this online course series earned her the CDC Innovation Award.  Combining her communications background with public health expertise, Dr. Chong also led the development and production of a series of multi-media products to effectively communicate the agency’s mission and accomplishments. She won the Director’s Award from the National Center of Health Statistics for these productions.

As a co-founder of TCCII Dr. Chong led the development and production of several wellness products including training DVDs, CDs, whitepapers, online and off-line courses, seminars, events and classes. She is a highly sought-after public speaker on the topics of health, wellness, inter-culture communications, and life transformation.