Victor Wong Jr., PhD

 

About Victor Wong, Ph.D.

A desire to help others is the driving force behind Victor Wong, who earned a baccalaureate degree in psychology cum laude from CU in 2003. As an Aggie, he had a significant impact on the quality of student life on campus due to his commitment to the Student Government Association, where he served as Vice President, then President, and also earned awards for Best Legislation and Most Outstanding Senator.

 

Dr. Wong was active in the McNair Scholar's program, which allowed him to participate in undergraduate research. He also served as a peer mentor for the Office of Student Support Services and served on a variety of campus committees. His list of honors includes recognition in the CU Top 20, inclusion in Who's Who Among College Students, and receiving the National TRIO Hall of Fame Most Outstanding Student Scholar award.

 

Following commencement, he earned a master's degree and then a doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Oklahoma State University, where he was a McNair Scholar Doctoral Fellow. He spent the 2008-09 academic year as a predoctoral intern at the Memphis VA Medical Center, where he specialized in treating post-traumatic stress disorder and chemical dependence. Currently, Dr. Wong holds a postdoctoral fellowship at the Oklahoma City VA Medical Center, where he specializes in the treatment of combat stress and PTSD.