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  Los Angeles, CA - 07/30/2019 (PRESS RELEASE JET)

Dr. Joy Kong is a Regenerative Medicine Physician, the Founder of Chara Biologics, President of Thea Center for Regenerative Medicine, Co-Founder/CEO of Regen Horizons, and President of the American Academy of Integrative Cell Therapy. She was recently selected for the Empowered Woman of the Year Award by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP).


While inclusion with the International Association of Top Professionals is an honor in itself, only a few women are selected for this distinction.  The Empowered Woman of the Year is an award that is given for a Woman who has excelled tremendously in a male dominated industry and has inspired other professionals by her outstanding commitment and contributions to society. IAOTP is incredibly honored to be able to recognize Dr. Joy Kong for her success and dedication.Dr. Kong will be honored at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas for not only this distinction but also for her selection as Top Doctor of the Year in Stem Cell Therapy. 


Dr. Kong is being recognized for this honor for having over 15 years of professional experience in the healthcare industry and for empowering and inspiring women in the healthcare industry.   As a talented, dynamic and results-driven leader, Dr. Kong has demonstrated success not only as an Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine Specialist, but has also applied her expertise to the art of public speaking and education of physicians.  She has lectured globally on stem cell therapy, exchanged ideas with top stem cell scientists from around the world, and worked closely with various cell laboratories in the United States. 

Dr. Kong founded Chara Biologics with the goal of providing the best regenerative medicine products in the country. When she first started in the field of cell therapy, she was inspired by the incredible results and transformations she saw in her own patients, but was also disappointed with the lack of integrity in parts of the industry. Because of this, Dr. Kong went on a relentless search for a laboratory with the best technology, the best safety record and highest scientific integrity, and was able to find a partnering laboratory to produce proprietary products for Chara, resulting in the most potent and comprehensive product in the industry: CharaCore. As a product developer, Dr. Kong continues to introduce innovative regenerative medicine products to the market, and strives to have Chara Biologics serve as a force of integrity, high quality and innovation in the industry. Dr. Kong is also dedicated to helping other doctors practice regenerative medicine safely and effectively, and is passionate about helping fellow physicians, and generously gives her time and shares her knowledge and expertise.

In her pioneering work in cell therapy, Dr. Kong employs a holistic approach, because she understands the complexities of human biology. Her goal is to address the multitude of contributing factors that impact one’s health, not just focus on symptoms of diseases. 

The President of IAOTP, Stephanie Cirami, stated “Choosing Dr. Kong for this award was an easy decision for our panel to make.  She is a brilliant and talented, empowered woman who inspires professionals all over the globe.  We are honored to have her with our organization and we are looking forward to celebrating her success at this year’s gala.”


Dr. Kong grew up on the beautiful campus of Tsinghua University in Beijing. It was built by American missionaries on the grounds of a royal garden, and is considered one of the best universities in China. It was there that Dr. Kong, in her formative years, was surrounded by intellectuals and the atmosphere of dedication to knowledge. At the age of 20, Dr. Kong came to the United States on her own against many obstacles, and graduated as a valedictorian from San Francisco State University. She documented her journey in her upcoming autobiographical book Tiger of Beijing.

Upon graduation, Dr. Kong went to the Mayo Clinic to participate in a research fellowship in neuroscience, and then completed her medical training at UCLA School of Medicine. While in medical school, Dr. Kong went on medical missions to India and Jamaica to provide healthcare for the poor. Dr. Kong is a triple board-certified physician by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, American Board of Addiction Medicine, American Board of Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine.  

Throughout her illustrious career Dr. Kong has received awards, accolades and has been recognized worldwide for her outstanding leadership and commitment to the profession. For 2020 she is being considered for the Woman of the Year Award and Female Visionary of the Year Award. For 2019 she will be featured in TIP (Top Industry Professionals) Magazine, selected as Empowered Woman of the Year Award and was selected as Top Doctor of the Year in Stem Cell Therapy by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP). 

Aside from her successful career, Dr. Kong also founded the American Academy of Integrative Cell Therapy, to provide high quality physician education and training in regenerative medicine arena. Together with other prominent physicians, Dr. Kong founded Regen Horizons, an organization dedicated to conducting cutting-edge cell therapy clinical research to advance the field of regenerative medicine. 

Looking back, Dr. Kong attributes her success to her perseverance, the support she received from her parents, and staying passionate in her pursuit of knowledge. When not working, she enjoys traveling, fitness, friendships and animals. Dr. Kong says she believes that life is about learning and fulfilling ones potentials.  For the future, she hopes to continue to inspire and empower other physicians with her work any way that she can and continue to be a contributing force in the practice of medicine for the 21st century.

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The International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) is an international boutique networking organization who handpicks the world’s finest, most prestigious top professionals from different industries.  These top professionals are given an opportunity to collaborate, share their ideas, be keynote speakers and to help influence others in their fields. This organization is not a membership that anyone can join.  You have to be asked by the President or be nominated by a distinguished honorary member after a brief interview. 

IAOTP's experts have given thousands of top prestigious professionals around the world, the recognition and credibility that they deserve and have helped in building their branding empires.  IAOTP prides itself to be a one of a kind boutique networking organization that hand picks only the best of the best and creates a networking platform that connects and brings these top professionals to one place.

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