Dr. Chang earned her bachelor's degree at Wellesley College and received her medical degree from the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. She completed her pediatric residency at the University of Chicago, Comer Children's Hospital in Chicago and then completed her fellowship training in Pediatric Hematology-oncology at UCLA. In 2012, Dr. Chang joined the UCLA faculty, where she established the Cancer Predisposition Clinic with colleagues in genetics, to provide multidisciplinary clinical care of patients and families with genetic cancer susceptibility and facilitate research in this area.
Dr. Chang's research interests focus on the genetics of rare tumors, cancer predisposition, leukemogenesis, and hematopoietic stem cells after injury and aging.Clinical interests include genetic cancer susceptibility syndromes, with a particular interest in DNA repair disorders, neurofibromatoses, overgrowth syndromes, and rare pediatric tumors. She provides outpatient clinical care at the Children's Health Center (200 Medical Plaza, Westwood), and inpatient clinical care at Santa Monica Hospital and Ronald Reagan Medical Center.