Professor Anne Chang AM

Senior Principal Research Fellow, Head of the Child Health Respiratory Program, Head of the Child and Maternal Health Division


Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, University of Melbourne, 1988 (MBBS); Master of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, 2000 (MPHTM); PhD, University of Melbourne, 1998 (PhD); Fellow, Royal Australasian College of Physicians, 1995 (FRACP); Fellow, Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand (FThorSoc); Fellow, Asian Pacific Society of Respirology, 2013; Fellow, Australian Academy of Health and Medical Science (FAHMS)

Approved level of HDR supervision at Charles Darwin University:

Principal Supervisor for PhD


Brisbane, Darwin - Royal Darwin Hospital campus


Professor Anne Chang AM is an established leading researcher with international recognition in cough, bronchiectasis and evidence-based medicine (EBM) related to paediatric respiratory medicine. She has helped develop and apply EBM for respiratory illnesses nationally and internationally. She is the editor of two EBM series, one on respiratory medicine and the other on Indigenous health.

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), the inclusion of respiratory symptoms in primary care child assessments (Northern Territory and Queensland) and the establishment of the first international Indigenous collaborative respiratory study.

Research Themes
  • Child and Maternal Health
  • Respiratory Health
Media Expertise
  • Child and Maternal Health
  • Respiratory Health