Shiang-Ju Kung, MBBCH

Shiang-Ju Kung, MBBCH

Shiang-Ju Kung, MBBCH, is an Attending Physician in the Division of Allergy at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Allergic rhinitis, Asthma, Food allergies
Locations: Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Brandywine Valley
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MBBCH - University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

Internship

Internal Medicine and Surgery - Helen Joseph Hospital, Johannesburg, South Africa
Internal Medicine-Pediatrics - Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA

Residency

Internal Medicine-Pediatrics - Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, USA

Fellowship

Allergy and Clinical Immunology - Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, USA

Board Certification

Allergy and Immunology
Internal Medicine
Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2013

Shiang-Ju Kung, Loeto Mazhani, Andrew P Steenhoff. Allergy in Botswana. Current Allergy and Clinical Immunology 2013 Nov 26(4): 202-209.

Hayley Goldbach, Aileen Chang, Andrea Kyer, Dineo Ketshogileng, Lynne Taylor, Amit Chandra, Matthew Dasco, Shiang-Ju Kung, Taatske Rijken, Paul Fontelo, Ryan Littman-Quinn, Anne Seymour, Carrie Kovarik. Evaluation of generic medical information accessed via mobile phones at the point-of-care in resource-limited settings. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (2013;0:1–6. doi:10.1136/amiajnl-2012-001276)

Posters and Presentations

Posters
2013

Patlakwe T, Steenhoff AP, Chakalisa U, Sebina K, Kung SJ, Arscott-Mills T, Ho-Foster A, Amatti S, Chiba A, Mogotsi T, Chise M, Monokwane-Thupiso B, Makone I, Mazhani L. Introduction to and Initial Results of a Child Mortality Audit System To Improve Pediatric Care in Botswana. Poster at Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, May 4-7, 2013 Washington DC. Abstract No. 1535.482

Thato M. Patlakwe, Andrew P. Steenhoff, Unoda A. Chakalisa, Kagiso Sebina, Shiang-Ju Kung, Tonya Arscott-Mills, Ari Ho-Foster, Sani Amati,  Ajay Chiba, Thabiso Mogotsi, Mamiki Chise, Baphaleng Monokwane-Thupiso, Ishmael Makone, Loeto Mazhani. Introduction of a child mortality audit system to improve paediatric care in Botswana: Initial results from PMH. (4th Consortium of Universities for Global Health, Washington D.C., USA, March 2013)

Invited Lectures
2013

Kung S. IgE and immunodeficiency. ALLSA (Allergy society of South Africa) congress. June 2013. 

Kung S. Food Allergy. ALLSA congress. June 2013. 

Kung S. Food Allergy – clinical manifestations and dietary considerations. Botswana Allergy Symposium. June 2013. 

Kung S. Allergy in Botswana. Botswana Allergy Symposium. June 2013. 

Kung S. Unusual food allergens from Southern Africa. Albert Einstein Medical Center, Grand rounds. February 2013. 

Awards and Honors

2012, Merit award, Allergy Society of South Africa

2004, 1st place in Research Poster Competition, Albert Einstein Medical Center, USA

2004, Sydney Borowsky, M.D. comprehensive physician award, Albert Einstein Medical Center, USA

1993, 1994, Awarded medicine first decile (top 10% of class), University of the Witwatersrand

1992, University Council Merit Scholarship, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

1991, E J A Loerincz Scholarship for outstanding results, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions

2014, Clinical Respiratory Journal
2013, Current Allergy and Clinical Immunology