Dr. Sun is an expert in both pediatric neurology and cerebrovascular neurology, with a special interest in pediatric and young adult stroke. She focuses on both acute care of stroke as well as longitudinal management of an array of neurologic conditions that affect children and young adults.
Dr. Sun’s clinical research program is broadly focused on developing a deeper understanding of the causes, management, and prevention of stroke in the young. More specifically, Dr. Sun is interested in stroke associated with cancer and chemotherapy. She is also studying recovery after stroke in newborns (perinatal stroke) using transcranial magnetic stimulation to understand recovery after stroke.
In addition to her clinical and research interests, Dr. Sun is the associate program director of the Child Neurology residency program at Johns Hopkins.
After completing medical school at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Dr. Sun completed her pediatrics and neurology residency training at Johns Hopkins, and subsequently she completed a fellowship in Vascular Neurology/Stroke.