Lawrence Jung, MD Division Chief, Rheumatology

Bio

Biography

Lawrence K. Jung, MD, is chief of the Division of Rheumatology at Children's National Health System. Dr. Jung has more than 30 years of experience treating pediatric patients with rheumatologic disorders.

Dr. Jung has been involved in translational and clinical research for the last 30 years. He has received funding from the National Institutes of Health and other agencies for studies in immunology and rheumatology. He is the chief editor for pediatric rheumatology content for eMedicine.

Before joining Children’s National, Dr. Jung was on the Board of Directors for the Arthritis Foundation in Nebraska and organized an annual Arthritis Camp for children with arthritis. He is now actively involved with the Washington Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation's patient education and advocacy efforts.

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • MD, 1975
    University of Saskatchewan College of Medicine
  • BS, 1971
    University of Saskatchewan
Patient Stories

Patient Stories: Lawrence Jung, MD

Zoelle's Story

"She is now 7-years-old and understands her disease as well as a mature 7-year-old can. She is my hero."

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

Expression of bonespecific alkaline phosphatase on human B cells

(2008) Cellular Immunology

Premature atherosclerosis in pediatric systemic lupus erythematosus Risk factors for increased carotid intimamedia thickness in the atherosclerosis prevention in pediatric lupus erythematosus cohort

(2009) Arthritis and Rheumatology

Juvenile Arthritis

(2001) Manual of Clinical Problems in Pediatrics

Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

(1994) Manual of Clinical Problems in Pediatrics

Leflunomide or Methotrexate for Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

(2005) New England Journal of Medicine

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Zoelle's Story

"She is now 7-years-old and understands her disease as well as a mature 7-year-old can. She is my hero."

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