Kyoung Eun Joung, MD

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

Kyoung Joung
72 E. Concord Street


Dr. Joung is a faculty neonatologist at the Department of Pediatric Newborn Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and a Lecturer on Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Joung graduated from the Harvard Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship Program and previously worked at Morristown Medical Center, Morristown, NJ before returning to Boston to join the Department of Pediatric Newborn Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in 2016. Dr. Joung has a scholarly interest in neonatal nutrition and the long term metabolic consequences of intrauterine growth restriction.


  • Published on 8/8/2023

    El-Dib M, El-Shibiny H, Walsh B, Cherkerzian S, Boulanger J, Bates SV, Culic I, Gupta M, Hansen A, Herzberg E, Joung K, Keohane C, Patrizi S, Soul JS, Inder T. Establishing a regional registry for neonatal encephalopathy: impact on identification of gaps in practice. Pediatr Res. 2024 Jan; 95(1):213-222. PMID: 37553453.

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  • Published on 9/27/2021

    Joung KE, Rifas-Shiman SL, Oken E, Mantzoros CS. Maternal Midpregnancy Leptin and Adiponectin Levels as Predictors of Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Prenatal Cohort Study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2021 09 27; 106(10):e4118-e4127. PMID: 34050756.

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  • Published on 5/13/2021

    Joung KE, Martin CR, Cherkerzian S, Kellogg M, Belfort MB. Human Milk Hormone Intake in the First Month of Life and Physical Growth Outcomes in Preterm Infants. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2021 05 13; 106(6):1793-1803. PMID: 33544860.

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  • Published on 2/1/2021

    Papathanasiou AE, Spyropoulos F, Michael Z, Joung KE, Briana DD, Malamitsi-Puchner A, Mantzoros CS, Christou H. Adipokines and Metabolic Regulators in Human and Experimental Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. Int J Mol Sci. 2021 Feb 01; 22(3). PMID: 33535425.

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  • Published on 6/7/2020

    Cordova EG, Cherkerzian S, Bell K, Joung KE, Collins CT, Makrides M, Gould J, Anderson PJ, Belfort MB. Association of Poor Postnatal Growth with Neurodevelopmental Impairment in Infancy and Childhood: Comparing the Fetus and the Healthy Preterm Infant References. J Pediatr. 2020 10; 225:37-43.e5. PMID: 32525038.

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  • Published on 3/5/2020

    Joung KE, Clausen D, Herdt A, Presti A, Snyder R, Peters C, Christou H, Mantzoros CS. Association of circulating FGF-21 levels in the first week of life and postnatal growth in hospitalized preterm infants. Metabol Open. 2020 Mar; 5:100030. PMID: 32812922.

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  • Published on 1/1/2020

    Joung KE, Lee JE, Kim JH. Long-Term Metabolic Consequences of Intrauterine Growth Restriction. Curr Pediatr Rep. 2020; 8(2):45-55.

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  • Published on 5/1/2017

    Joung KE, Cataltepe SU, Michael Z, Christou H, Mantzoros CS. Cord Blood Adipocyte Fatty Acid-Binding Protein Levels Correlate With Gestational Age and Birth Weight in Neonates. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2017 05 01; 102(5):1606-1613. PMID: 28324040.

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  • Published on 2/3/2017

    Chatzi L, Rifas-Shiman SL, Georgiou V, Joung KE, Koinaki S, Chalkiadaki G, Margioris A, Sarri K, Vassilaki M, Vafeiadi M, Kogevinas M, Mantzoros C, Gillman MW, Oken E. Adherence to the Mediterranean diet during pregnancy and offspring adiposity and cardiometabolic traits in childhood. Pediatr Obes. 2017 08; 12 Suppl 1:47-56. PMID: 28160450.

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  • Published on 7/28/2016

    Joung KE, Burris HH, Van Marter LJ, McElrath TF, Michael Z, Tabatabai P, Litonjua AA, Weiss ST, Christou H. Vitamin D and bronchopulmonary dysplasia in preterm infants. J Perinatol. 2016 10; 36(10):878-82. PMID: 27467562.

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