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Julie Kong, MEd, RDN, CRA

Associate Director

Translational Research Endeavors


Building & Room:

WROB, Room 415 CU8


1747 W Roosevelt Rd

Office Phone:

(312) 413-3935


In her role as Associate Director of Translational Research Endeavors, Julie Kong brings her 40+ years of experience in patient care, clinical research, education, and research administration in initiating and facilitating faculty collaborations within the Team Science and K Scholars Program. As the former Director of the School Public Health pre-awards research office (approximately 20 years), Julie is extremely familiar with the research enterprise at UIC and works with her Team Science Co-Directors in assisting faculty organize potential research teams in response to funding opportunities. In a separate but dual role, Julie utilizes her education programmatic skills in developing curriculum to meet competencies for junior investigators in the K Scholar Program.

Selected Publications

Davidson, M.H., Maki, K.C, Kong, J.C., Dugan, L.D., Torri, S.A., Hall, H.A., Drennan, K.B., Anderson, S.M., Fulgoni, V.L., Saldanha, L.G., Olson, B.H.: Long-term effects of consuming foods containing psyllium seed husk on serum lipids in subjects with hypercholesterolemia. Am J Clin Nut. 1998;67:367-76.

Davidson, M.H., Kong, J.C., Dugan, L.D., Drennan, K.B., Story, K., Anderson, G.H.: Efficacy of the National Cholesterol Education Program Step I Diet: A randomized trial incorporating quick service foods. Archives of Internal Medicine. 1996;156:305-312.

Kong, J.: Assessing dietary intake of subjects in clinical trials. Applied Clinical Trials. 1995; 4(4):40-47.

Kong, J.: Assessing dietary intake of subjects in clinical trials. Applied Clinical Trials. 1995; 4(4):40-47.

Kong, J.: An overview of dehydroepiandrosterone. Scan’s Pulse. 1993; 12(2):5.

Kong, J.: Low literacy project for dietetic students. Journal of Nutrition Education. 1992; 24(3):160D.

Notable Honors

2007, Recipient, UIC Chancellor for Academic Professional Excellence Award, University of Illinois Chicago

2007, Recipient, SPH Chicago Project for Violence Prevention Stewardship, UIC School of Public Health

1988, 1990, 1992, Excalibur Award for Excellence in Teaching, UIC, College of Associated Health Professions

1989, Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year, Chicago


Bachelor of Science, Nutrition and Medical Dietetics, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1980
Master of Education, Adult Instructional Management, Loyola University, Chicago 1985

Licensures and Certifications

Registered Dietitian. Licensed.
Certified Research Administrator (CRA)

Professional Memberships

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
National Organization of Research Development Professionals