Lawrence K. Jung, M.D., 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. He is Emeritus Professor of Pediatrics at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.