Professor Anne Chang is a paediatric respiratory and sleep medicine physician at the Queensland Children’s Hospital. She has been a NHMRC Practitioner Fellow since 2004. She is also the Head of Child Health Division at Darwin’s Menzies School of Health Research and leads the Cough and Airways Group at AUSHI, Queensland University of Technology.
After completing her medical degree and PhD at the University of Melbourne, Professor Chang undertook further qualifications in public health and tropical medicine at James Cook University. She continues to work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in Central Australia, Darwin and Far North Queensland.
Her research interests include common paediatric illnesses such as chronic cough, bronchiectasis and asthma. Professor Chang had led national and international guidelines for bronchiectasis management as well as chronic cough. She has published more than 500 papers or book chapters. In 2019 Professor Chang was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) and won the Royal Australasian College of Physicians’ prestigious Howard Williams Medal in 2021.