Professor Anne Chang

    Publications by year

    PhD, University of Melbourne, 1998
    Master of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, 2000
    Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Education, Flinders University, 2002
    Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, University of Melbourne, 1988
    Fellow, Asian Pacific Society of Respirology, 2013
    Fellow, Royal Australasian College of Physicians, 1995

    Professor Anne Chang is a senior NHMRC practitioner fellow (since 2004) and a paediatric respiratory physician. She is an established leading researcher with international recognition in cough, bronchiectasis and evidence based medicine (EBM) related to children. She has helped develop and apply EBM for respiratory illnesses nationally and internationally.

    Professor Chang is also responsible for changing paradigms in the investigation and management of paediatric cough leading to earlier diagnosis of bronchiectasis, describing a pre-bronchiectasis condition (PBB) and the establishment of the first international Indigenous collaborative respiratory study. She leads 2 research groups (in Brisbane and Darwin) and has a major interest in improving the lung health of Indigenous children.

    Awards/Committee Membership

    1. National Chronic Respiratory Disease Committee
    2. American College of Chest Physicians Cough Guidelines Committee
    3. ERS taskforce member for ‘Diagnosis and management of tracheomalacia in children
    4. TSANZ Research Committee
    5. Chair of NHMRC ECF Panel

    Projects (Chief investigator)