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Flavia M. F. Jung, MD

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Associate Professor

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Education and Training

Medical Degree: Freie Universitaet, Berlin Germany

Residency: Kinderklinic, Freie Universitaet, Berlin Germany

Bronx LeBanon, Albert Einstaein College of Medicine, Bronx NY

Fellowship: Clinical Fellow, Pediatric Nephrology,

Montefiore Hospital, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx NY


Current Appointment: University of Maryland Medical Center

Associate Professor, Division of Pediatric Nephrolgy



Board Certified in Pediatrics


After graduating medical school from Freie Universitaet, Berlin, Germany

Dr. Jung completed Residency in Medicine/Nephrology at St. Joseph’s Hospital, West Berlin.

She then completed her Pediatric Residency and Fellowship in Pediatric Nephrology at Freie Universitaet Berlin, Children’s Hospital. She was a research fellow and Instructor in Pediatric Nephrology at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

Prior to returning  to University of Maryland, she was Assistant Professor in Pediatric Nephrology, SUNY at Stony Brook, NY and Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC. She was Associate Professor of Pediatrics at LSU Childrens Hospital and Research Institute for Children in New Orleans, LA, where she participated in clinical practice and research.

Dr. Jung was Adjunct Associate Professor in Department of Physiology at Tulane Medical School in New Orleans, LA. She was Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Nephrology at University of Maryland and Georgetown University.


Research Interests

Hypertension research specially RAS ( Renin-angiotensin system)

Prenatal programming of Hypertension

Angiotensin II/Angiotensin 1-7 modulation of Aquaporins