Issue 1 • 2021

2021 Howard Williams Medal winner announced

Professor Anne Chang

Congratulations to Professor Anne Chang FRACP who has been announced as the 2021 Howard Williams Medal winner. The Howard Williams Medal recognises a member of the Paediatrics & Child Health Division and young people in Australia and/or Aotearoa New Zealand.

Professor Chang is a Professor of Child Health and Head of Child Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research (Darwin) and Adjunct Professor, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia. Professor Chang is a Senior Staff Specialist at the Queensland Children’s Hospital, Brisbane and the Child Health Division’s leader at Menzies in Darwin.
She is a clinician recognised for her research contributions to evidence-based management and clinical care in the areas of paediatric cough, asthma, bronchiectasis and Indigenous child lung health. Her original works include the world’s first description of protracted bacterial bronchitis and international multicentre trials involving children with bronchiectasis.
She has been a NHMRC practitioner fellow since 2004 and has published over 500 articles. Her major interests are in undertaking clinical research that improves the management of Indigenous health, cough and suppurative lung disease in children.
An edited version of Professor Chang’s oration will be published in an edition of RACP Quarterly following RACP Congress 2021.
Join us at RACP Congress 2021 to hear Professor Anne Chang deliver the Howard Williams Oration.
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