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  • Spencer Chang

    Spencer Chang

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

    BioDr. Spencer Chang is a board-certified Internal Medicine physician who practices at the Stanford Internal Medicine Clinic in Palo Alto. Dr. Chang earned his MD at Duke University School of Medicine where he was part of the Primary Care Leadership Track. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency training at UCLA in the Primary Care Program. Dr. Chang has interests in medical education, improving access to primary care, community health, and Asian Pacific Islander health disparities. He believes in a holistic approach to patient care, addressing the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of his patients and partnering with them to achieve their health goals.

  • Stephen Chang, MD, PhD

    Stephen Chang, MD, PhD

    Instructor, Biochemistry
    Instructor, Biochemistry
    Instructor, Medicine - Cardiovascular Medicine

    BioPrior to a career in medicine, Dr. Chang was an English major and subsequent novelist at night. During the days, he taught literature part-time at Rutgers University, and for extra money, worked in a laboratory in NYC washing test tubes. Inspired by his laboratory mentor, he began volunteering at the hospital next door, and developed a love for interacting with patients. Through this experience, he saw how caring for others could form deep bonds between people - even strangers - and connect us in a way that brings grandeur to ordinary life.

    In addition to seeing patients, Dr. Chang is a physician-scientist devoted to advancing the field of cardiovascular medicine. His research has been focused on identifying a new genetic organism that better models human heart disease than the mouse. For this purpose, he has been studying the mouse lemur, the smallest non-human primate, performing cardiovascular phenotyping (vital signs, ECG, echocardiogram) on lemurs both in-bred (in France) and in the wild (in Madagascar) to try to identify mutant cardiac traits that may be heritable - and in the process, characterize the first high-throughput primate model of human cardiac disease.

  • Tara I. Chang

    Tara I. Chang

    Stanford University Professor of Nephrology
    On Leave from 06/22/2024 To 07/22/2024

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsMy research focuses on issues such as blood pressure control, coronary revascularization, and the comparative effectiveness of cardioprotective medications in patients with chronic kidney disease, with the long-term goal of improving cardiovascular outcomes in these high-risk patients.

  • Vivek Charu

    Vivek Charu

    Assistant Professor of Pathology and of Medicine (Quantitative Sciences)

    BioI am a physician and a biostatistician. My clinical expertise is in the diagnosis of non-neoplastic kidney and liver disease (including transplantation). My research interests center on the design of observational studies and clinical trials, the analysis of observational data, and causal inference.

  • Amina Chaudhry, MD

    Amina Chaudhry, MD

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Oncology

    BioDr. Amina Chaudhry is a medical oncologist in the Division of Oncology at Stanford University School of Medicine. As part of Stanford University’s Breast Cancer Program, she specializes in treating patients diagnosed with breast cancer.

    Dr. Chaudhry completed a residency in internal medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. She gained advanced training in hematology and oncology through a fellowship at University of Illinois Chicago. She is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

    Dr. Chaudhry’s research focuses on improving outcomes in disadvantaged populations with breast cancer. In 2022, she received the Repurposing Research to Address Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion grant to support underrepresented patients with early-stage breast cancer.

    Dr. Chaudhry has published research in journals including Annals of Oncology, Journal of Clinical Oncology, and Blood Advances. She has presented her work at the annual meetings of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS), and American Society of Hematology (ASH).

    Dr. Chaudhry has a strong interest in tackling healthcare inequities and improving access to clinical trials.

  • Christopher T Chen, MD

    Christopher T Chen, MD

    Assistant Professor of Medicine (Oncology)

    BioDr. Chen is a board-certified, fellowship-trained specialist in oncology and hematology. He is also an Assistant Professor in the Division of Oncology in the Department of Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine.

    Dr. Chen delivers comprehensive, compassionate care for patients in need of early drug development clinical trials and patients with gastrointestinal cancers. As a researcher, he leads the early drug development group and studies how tumor heterogeneity limits the clinical benefit of anticancer therapies in order to accelerate development of novel therapeutic strategies. Dr. Chen’s work has appeared in the New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Science Advances, Journal of Oncology Practice, and Health Services Research.

    Dr. Chen attended Harvard College, where he graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa in molecular biology. He went to medical school at Washington University in St. Louis on a full-tuition merit scholarship, graduating with Alpha Omega Alpha honors, and did his residency training in internal medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital and hematology/oncology fellowship in the combined Harvard Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Massachusetts General Hospital program. As a fellow, he received the NIH T-32 Ruth L. Kirchstein-National Service Research Award in Cancer Biology for his work exploring the molecular structure of metastatic solid tumors.

    Dr. Chen is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, European Society for Medical Oncology, and American Association for Cancer Research.