wc-photo2About Dr. William Y. Chang

Education

Residency in Internal Medicine — Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

June 2014 – Present

Doctor of Medicine — Albany Medical College, Albany, NY

August 2010 – May 2014

Bachelor of Science in Biology — Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY

·       Physician-Scientist Program 2011, GPA 3.93

August 2007 – May 2010

Research Experience

Research Assistant — Center of Immunology and Microbial Disease, Albany, NY

Mentor: Mario Canki, Ph.D – Immunology and Microbial Disease

·       Studied the interaction of 2-bromopalmitate with HIV and its advancement as a safe and potential fusion inhibitor of HIV-1, effectively preventing HIV-1 infection

January 2009 – May 2014

Presentations

Salehi-Rad R, Chang W, Soo Hoo GW, Betancourt J.

Bronchopleural Fistulas and Empyema as a Complication of Progressive Chronic Necrotizing Pulmonary Aspergillosis and Mycetoma.

Poster session presented at: American Thoracic Society International Conference; San Francisco, CA

 

May 2016

Chang W, Chen C, Jandali R, Lam R, Thomas A.

Resident Wellness in Relation to Work Hours

Poster session presented at: GME Patient Safety/Quality Improvement Day; Los Angeles, CA

May 2016

 

Chang W, Cohen S.

The After Visit Summary

Poster session presented at: Sepulveda VA Ambulatory Care Center; North Hills, CA

May 2015

Abstracts/Publications

Salehi-Rad R, Chang W, Soo Hoo GW, Betancourt J.

Bronchopleural Fistulas and Empyema as a Complication of Progressive Chronic Necrotizing Pulmonary Aspergillosis and Mycetoma.

 

May 2016

Lin X, Paskaleva E, Chang W, Shekhtman A, Canki M.

Inhibition of HIV-1 Infection in Ex Vivo Cervical Tissue Model of Human Vagina by Palmitic Acid; Implications for a Microbicide Development. PLoS One. September 2011. 6 (9): e24803.

September 2011

Technical Skills

MTT and MTS cell proliferation assay, assessing viability of cell cultures

Fluorescence in situ hybridization assay, maintaining cell and bacterial cultures, transfections

Volunteer Experience

Premium Hospice – Norwalk, CA

·       Arranged and conducted a health skills fair, lead an in-service program about signs and symptoms of end-of-life diagnoses

October 2014 – Present

Guidance and Enrichment in Mentorship – Green Tech High School, Albany, NY

·       Mentored and tutored high school students

October 2010 – May 2014
Prescribed Books for Kids – Albany Medical College, Albany, NY

·       Read to children on the pediatric ward

November 2010 – May 2012

Hobbies

Computers, technology, scuba diving, mountain biking, tennis, reading