Dr. Zaw Maung is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine in the Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Maung earned his medical degree (M.D.) from University of Central Florida, followed by residency in Psychiatry at UC Davis Medical Center. He transitioned and completed his residency in Occupational and Environmental Medicine at Johns Hopkins University where he also earned a Masters of Public Health (MPH) degree. Dr. Maung is also a Qualified Medical Evaluator and conducts independent medical examinations throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.
In August 2020, Dr. Maung joined a team helping lead the COVID-19 response at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. At ZSFG, he has been overseeing COVID-19 employee health services including COVID-19 hotline operations, contact investigation and tracing, cluster/outbreak investigations and surveillance testing in addition to working with hospital leadership on developing institutional policies and response strategies.
In January 2021, he formally joined the UCSF Mount Zion Occupational Health Services (OHS) clinic at UCSF Medical Center, an outpatient clinic supporting UCSF employees for workplace injuries and related health problems.
Dr. Maung has a wide array of interests in several occupational and environmental medicine topics including global health, toxicology, substance use disorders in the workplace, environmental health and corporate health. He has engaged in research endeavors and consulted on various occupational medicine projects for large academic and non-profit hospital systems, corporations, and international clients in in Qatar, China, and Vietnam.
Dr. Maung believes not only in treatment but also in prevention through environmental design and modifications, at home and at the workplace, to prevent injuries, illnesses, chronic conditions and promote overall health. He is interested in current and emerging risks in the workplace, from COVID-19 to new technologies and the impact of new ways of working on workers’ safety and health.