Sandra P. Chang Ph.D.

SChangProfessor & Graduate Chair
Department of Tropical Medicine, Medical Microbiology and Pharmacology
John A. Burns School of Medicine
651 Ilalo St BSB 320
Honolulu Hawaii 96813

Telephone: (808) 692-1607
E-mail : sandrac@hawaii.edu

Education
University of Hawaii at Manoa, B.S. 1973-Biology
University of Hawaii at Manoa, M.S. 1977-Microbiology
Oregon Health Sciences University, Ph.D. 1983-Microbiology & Immunology
California Institute of Technology, Postdoctoral Fellow. 1983-1986-Molecular Immunology

Personal Statement
Dr. Chang is a Professor of Tropical Medicine and Chair of the Tropical Medicine Graduate Program. She joined the department in 1986 as a research scientist in the malaria vaccine development program and has been a principal investigator on research projects on malaria immunology and vaccine development, the mechanism of action of immune adjuvants, and metabolomic analysis of P. falciparum-infected erythrocytes.  Dr. Chang also has an interest in One Health and vaccination education, including COVID-19 vaccination.  Dr. Chang teaches graduate courses in infectious disease immunology and immunopathogenesis and lectures on topics related to immunology and vaccination for graduate and medical students.

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