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Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center

Houston, Texas

The Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center's mission is to improve prevention, diagnosis and treatment of breast disease.
Lester & Sue Smith Breast Center
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Jenny C. Chang, M.D. - Biography

Jenny Chang, M.D.Medical Director, Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center
Professor of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine

Phone: 713-798-1609
Fax: 713-798-1642



1986 - 1989 Cambridge University, England, MB BChir
1993 - Board Accreditation, Internal Medicine, United Kingdom
1997 - Board Accreditation, Medical Oncology, United Kingdom
2000 - Research Doctorate, University of London

Research Interest:

Dr. Chang has an interest in breast cancer, particularly in the area of prognostic and predictive markers. She used the clinical situation of locally advanced breast cancer, in which patients are traditionally treated with pre-operative chemotherapy, to assess the use of such markers in predicting treatment response.

Honors and Awards:

1983 - 1st B.Sc. 1st Rank Merit
1983 - Medical Science 1st Rank Merit
1984 - Anatomy 1st Rank Merit
1984 - Physiology 1st Rank Merit
1984 - Microbiology 1st Rank Merit
1985 - Anatomy 2nd Rank Merit
1985 - Pathology 2nd Rank Merit

Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards:

1983 - St. Andrews University Bursary
1985 - North American Alumni Scholarship
1986 - Stella Robbins Scholarship
1998 - European Society Medical Oncology Best Poster Award

Professional Associations and Affiliations:

Journal Reviews:
1998 - present Clinical Infectious Diseases
2000 - present Breast Cancer Research
2000 - present Journal of Clinical Oncology
2001 - present Lancet
2002 - present Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention

Review Panels:

2000 - Department of Defense (DOD) Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs
2001 - Department of Defense (DOD) Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs

Professional Societies:

1993 - Member of the Royal College of Physicians (U.K.)
1994 - Member of the Association of Cancer Physicians
1995 - Member of European Society of Medical Oncology
1996 - Member of American Society of Clinical Oncology

Advisory Boards:

2000 - GlaxoWellcome Regional Advisory Board Meeting, Houston, Texas
2000 - Taxotere Area Advisory Board Meeting, San Antonio, Texas
2000 - Novartis Advisory Board Meeting, Houston, Texas
2001 - Taxotere (docetaxel) Advisory Board Meeting, Vail, Colorado
2002 - Taxotere (docetaxel) Advisory Board, Pinehurst, North Carolina


2000 - Member of the Asian Advisory Committee for The Rose's Asian Outreach Program
2000 - Chairperson, Taskforce to identify resources for diagnostic and therapeutic science for underserved women in Harris County Hospital District.
2000 - Member of Oncology Steering Committee, The Methodist Hospital
2002 - present, Member of Records Committee, The Methodist Hospital
2002 - present, Member of Center for Cell and Gene Therapy Protocol Development Committee
2003 - present, Member of the Harris County Hospital District Cancer Committee

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