Nail Patella syndrome; twin and Sibling study of modifer genes in cystic fibrosis; natural history; fatty acid abnormalities in cystic fibrosis; morbidity & mortality; Marfan Syndrome; bone health; OB anesthesia; clinical genetics; SNPs; chromosome abnomalies; Autism; Skeletal dysplasias; Achondroplasia
Dr. Julie Hoover-Fong is an associate professor of pediatrics and clinical geneticist in the McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine. She also serves as director of the Greenberg Center for Skeletal Dysplasias.
Dr. Hoover-Fong holds a bachelor’s degree in human nutrition from The Ohio State University, where she continued on to complete her medical degree. She participated in a Ph.D. graduate training program in clinical investigation at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Bloomberg School of Public Health. She also completed a fellowship in genetics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine before joining the Johns Hopkins faculty in 2002.
Dr. Hoover-Fong’s clinical responsibilities also include practicing part-time in the Cleft Lip and Palate Clinic, as well as the Craniofacial Clinic. In addition, she holds administrative appointments with the Institute of Genetic Medicine Residency Review Committee, the Resident Selection Committee of the Institute of Genetic Medicine, and the Pediatric Clinical Research Center Protocol Review Committee. She is also working on a training grant for medical genetics residents.
Dr. Hoover-Fong also serves on the medical advisory board for Little People of America and was recognized in Baltimore magazine’s Top Doctors 2013.