Professor Chang has substantially advanced clinical medicine through her research in improving the management of chronic cough in children, bronchiectasis and asthma. She is a leading clinicalresearcher with international recognition in the areas of cough, bronchiectasis and evidence-based medicine related to respiratory conditions in children. She has achieved many ‘world’s first’ including a description of a new entity that is a common cause of cough in children, new guidelines and development of clinical tools. She leads 2 research groups (Menzies, Darwin and Royal Children’s Hospital, Brisbane). She has received international and national awards for her research contributions and for mentoring.