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Jing Sun, MD

  • Assistant Scientist

Departmental Affiliations

  • Epidemiology (Primary)
    • Division: Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Contact Information

2213 McElderry Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21205


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PhD, Drexel University, 2015
MPH, University of Wisconsin - LaCrosse, 2011
MD, Guangdong Medical University, 2008

Honors and Awards

2018-2019 CFAR (Center for AIDS Research) Scholar Faculty Development Award, Johns Hopkins University

2018 Cooper Scholar, 20th International Workshop on Co-Morbidities and Adverse Drug Reactions in HIV.

2018 New Investigator Scholarship, Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2018).

2017 Mentoring Workshop for Junior Investigator Scholarship, HIV & Aging: From Mitochondria to the Metropolis.

2017 Young Investigator Travel Scholarship, 8th International Workshop on HIV & Aging 2017.

2016 Co-recipient of Provost’s Postdoctoral Diversity Programming Award, Johns Hopkins University

2012 Student Research Award, American Public Health Association, Public Health Education and Health Promotion Section.

2017 Conference Travel Scholarship, Johns Hopkins University Department of Epidemiology.

  • Epidemiology
  • Biomarkers
  • Aging
  • Mitochondrial function
  • Viral hepatitis
  • Liver cancer
  • Illicit drug use
  • Adverse childhood experience

Selected Recent Publications

  • Sun, J., Brown, T., Tong, W., Samuels, D., Tien, P., Aissani, B., Aouizerat, B., Villacres, M., Kuniholm, MH., Gustafson, D., Michel, K., Cohen, M., Schneider, M., Adimora, AA., Ali, MK., Bolivar, H., Hulgan, T., African Mitochondrial DNA Haplogroup L2 is Associated with Slower Decline of ?-Cell Function and Lower Incidence of Diabetes Mellitus in non-Hispanic Black Women with HIV. Clinical Infectious Disease, 2020.
  • Sun, J., Longchamps, R., Piggott, D.A., Castellani, C.A., Sumpter, J.A., Brown, T.T., Mehta, S.H., Arking, D.E., Kirk, G.D., The Association between HIV Infection and Mitochondrial DNA Copy Number in Peripheral Blood: A Population-based, Prospective Cohort Study. The Journal of Infectious Diseases, 2018.
  • Sun, J., Brown, T., Samuels, D., Hulgan, T., D’Souza, G., Jamieson, B., Erlandson, K., Martinson, J., Palella Jr., F., Margolick, J., Kirk, G., Schrack, J., The Role of Mitochondrial DNA Variation in Age-related Gait Speed Decline among Older HIV-infected White Males. Clinical Infectious Disease, 2018.
  • Sun J, Patel F, Rose-Jacobs R, Frank DA, Black MM, Chilton M. Mothers' Adverse Childhood Experiences and Their Young Children's Development. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2017.
  • Sun J, Robinson L, Lee NL, Welles S, Evans AA. No contribution of lifestyle and environmental exposures to gender discrepancy of liver disease severity in chronic hepatitis b infection: Observations from the Haimen City cohort. PLoS One. 2017