Zaw Maung, MD, MPH

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address2330 Post Street
San Francisco CA 94115
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    University of Central Florida College of Medicine, Orlando, FLMD2014Medicine
    Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, Baltimore, MDMPH2017Public Health
    UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CAResidency2016Psychiatry
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MDResidency2018Occupational & Environmental Medicine
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    Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health 2018The Randy E. Bass Award
    Johns Hopkins University Center for Global Health2017Paul S. Lietman Global Health Fellowship

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    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.
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    1. Incidence and Characteristics of Delayed Injection Site Reaction to the mRNA-1273 Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Vaccine (Moderna) in a Cohort of Hospital Employees. Clin Infect Dis. 2022 03 01; 74(4):591-596. Jacobson MA, Zakaria A, Maung Z, Hart C, McCalmont T, Fassett M, Amerson E, Jacobson MA, Zakaria A, Maung Z, Hart C, McCalmont TH, Fassett M, Amerson E. PMID: 34086881; PMCID: PMC8244618.
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    2. Temperature Screening of Healthcare Personnel is Ineffective in Controlling COVID-19. J Occup Environ Med. 2022 Feb 15. Maung Z, Kristensen M, Hoffman B, Jacobson MA. PMID: 35166255.
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    3. The Heat Death Line: Proposed Heat Index Alert Threshold for Preventing Heat-Related Fatalities in the Civilian Workforce. New Solut. 2020 08; 30(2):138-145. Maung Z, Tustin AW. PMID: 32552315.
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    4. Work related injuries in Qatar: a framework for prevention and control. J Occup Med Toxicol. 2018; 13:29. Mehmood A, Maung Z, Consunji RJ, El-Menyar A, Peralta R, Al-Thani H, Hyder AA. PMID: 30202423; PMCID: PMC6126035.
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    5. Prevalence of Allergic Rhinitis and Individual Prevention Practices Among Textile Workers in Vietnam. Global Journal of Health Science. 2018; 10(7). . View Publication.
    6. Using the CDC Worksite Health ScoreCard to Assess Employer Health Promotion Efforts: A Case Study at Johns Hopkins Medicine. J Occup Environ Med. 2018 02; 60(2):e98-e105. Safeer R, Bowen W, Maung Z, Lucik M. PMID: 29065057.
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    7. Factors That Impact the Willingness to Accept Expanded Criteria Donor Kidneys. Journal of Nephrology and Renal Transplantation. 2013; 5(2). . View Publication.
    8. A Drosophila model for alcohol reward. Nat Neurosci. 2011 May; 14(5):612-9. Kaun KR, Azanchi R, Maung Z, Hirsh J, Heberlein U. PMID: 21499254; PMCID: PMC4249630.
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