Shirley S. Chang MD

Shirley Chang

Shirley S. Chang
MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Department of Medicine

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


Specialty/Research Focus

Nephrology; Renal Transplantation

Contact Information
Erie County Medical Center
462 Grider Street
Buffalo, New York 14215
Phone: 716-898-4803
Fax: 716-898-3928
sschang2@buffalo.edu


Patient Care

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Education and Training:

  • Certificate, Graduate Certificate in Innovation and Implementation Science, University at Indiana (2019)
  • Fellowship, Transplant Nephrology, University at Buffalo (2011)
  • Fellowship, Transplant Nephrology Fellowship, University at Buffalo (2011)
  • Fellowship, Nephrology Fellowship, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics Combined, University of Minnesota (2004)
  • Residency, Internal Medicine/ Pediatrics Combined Residency, University of Minnesota (1998)
  • MD, MD, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine (1994)
  • BS, Zoology, University of Maryland (1990)
  • BS, Chemistry with honors, University of Maryland (1988)

Employment:

  • Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Biomedical Informatics, University at Buffalo (2020-present)
  • Assistant Professor, University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (2015-present)
  • Assistant Professor, University of Vermont (2012–2015)
  • Assistant Professor, State University of New York, Brooklyn (2005–2010)

Awards and Honors:

  • American College of Physician, Fellow (2015)
  • Travel Award to Update in Patient-Centered Outcome in Research In Kidney Diseases (2012)
  • Travel Award to Pragmatic Trials (2011)
  • Travel Award to Fellows Symposium on Transplantation (2011)
  • American Society of Nephrology, Fellow (2010)
  • Phi Lambda Upsilon (1992)
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Golden Key (1991)
  • Alpha Lambda Delta, Phi Eta Sigma, Phi Mu Epsilon, Phi Sigma (1990)
  • Robert Battista Award for Undergraduate Organic Research (1988)

Grants and Sponsored Research:

  • September 2018–August 2022
    Utilization of Renin Angiotensin Aldosterone System Inhibitors in Patients with Heart Failure and/or Diabetic Nephropathy
    NHLBI 5K12HL138052-2
    Role: Principal Investigator
  • April 2020–August 2021
    Looking for Answers to the COVID-19 Pandemic: Turning the tide on COVID-19 by understanding nutritional factors and using medication repurposing
    Role: Co-Investigator
  • May 2019–August 2021
    Age and Race Influences on Immunosuppression After Renal Transplant
    NIH
    Role: Contributor
  • February 2019–August 2021
    Evaluatio of Patients Outcomes from the Kidney Allograft Outcome Allosure Registry
    Role: Contributor
  • February 2018–August 2021
    Observation Study to Analyze Wuality of Care for Chronic Kidney Disease Using Data from 1.3 million Patients from the Instutue for Healthcare Informatics IHI at University of Buffalo
    Role: Principal Investigator
  • November 2017–August 2021
    Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS): New Paradigm for Organ Transplantation
    Role: Contributor
  • May 2017–February 2021
    A phrase 2a, Randomized, Open-label, Active Control, Multi-Center Study to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of Bleselumb in Preventing the Recurrence of Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis in de novo Kidney Transplant Recipients
    Astella
    Role: Principal Investigator
  • May 2017–January 2020
    Evaluation of the Benefits and Risks in Maintenance Renal Transplant Recipients Following Conversation to Nulojix(belatacept)-based Immunosuppression
    Role: Principal Investigator
  • May 2016–March 2019
    Evaluation of Acute Rejection Rate in de novo Renal Transplant Recipients Following Thymoglobulin Induction, CNI-free, Nulojix (belatacept)-based Immunosuppression
    Role: Co-Investigator
  • January 2003–January 2004
    'Effect of Glycated Albumin on Gene Expression in Diabetic Nephropathy
    Viking Children's Fund Grant in Aid
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
  • January 2003–January 2004
    'Study of Proximal Epithelial Tubular Cells Gene Expression in Diabetes by Microarray'
    Viking Children's Fund Grant-in-aid
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
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Professional Memberships:

  • The Transplant Society (2019–present)
  • American Society of Apheresis (2014–present)
  • American Society of Transplantation (2010–present)
  • International Society of Nephrology (1999–present)
  • National Kidney Foundation (1999–present)
  • American College of Physicians (1994–present)
  • American Medical Association (1990–present)

Service Activities:

  • UNOS Region 9; Alternate Delegate (2013–present)
  • American Society of Transplantation Infectious Disease Community of Practice; Member (2013–present)
  • American Society of Transplantation Live Donor Community of Practice; Member (2013–present)
  • American Society of Transplantation Trainee and Young Faculty Community of Practice; Member (2013–present)
  • American Society of Transplantation Women's Health Community of Practice; Member (2013–present)
  • Women in Nephrology; Member (2012–present)

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Contact Information

Erie County Medical Center
462 Grider Street
Buffalo, New York 14215
Phone: 716-898-4803
Fax: 716-898-3928
sschang2@buffalo.edu

This faculty member is affiliated with UBMD, practicing physicians who are also professors in the Jacobs School.

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