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Dr Sandra Ya-chu Chuang

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Biography

Dr Sandra Chuang is a Clinical Academic (Lecturer) in Respiratory Medicine, at Sydney Children's Hospital (SCH).  She maintains a very active role within the Discipline of Paediatrics, School of Women's & Children's Health - in clinical medicine, education, and research.

Dr Chuang has established a strong interest in children with various respiratory conditions including children with neuromuscular disease, and rare lung diseases such as...view more

Dr Sandra Chuang is a Clinical Academic (Lecturer) in Respiratory Medicine, at Sydney Children's Hospital (SCH).  She maintains a very active role within the Discipline of Paediatrics, School of Women's & Children's Health - in clinical medicine, education, and research.

Dr Chuang has established a strong interest in children with various respiratory conditions including children with neuromuscular disease, and rare lung diseases such as cystic fibrosis, congenital diaphragmatic hernia, and congenital lung malformations. She is fascinated with the link between respiratory and sleep medicine, in particular in children with the chronic conditions mentioned above. Dr Chuang was awarded her PhD in 2019, titled " Non-invasive measures of neural respiratory drive in children: the utility of respiratory muscle electromyography". 

Dr Chuang is a member of the Education and Training Subcommittee of the Thoracic Society Australia and New Zealand. 

 


My Qualifications

BSc (Med), MBBS (Hons), MPH, FRACP, PhD, FHEA


My Research Activities

Broad Research Areas: Paediatrics / Child Health

Specific Research Keywords:

Diaphragm function, sleep breathing disorders, respiratory muscles, paediatric respiratory medicine, respiratory mechanics, cystic fibrosis, asthma, respiratory failure

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Location

Sydney Children's Hospital
School of Women's and Children's Health
Level 8 Bright Alliance Building
High Street RANDWICK NSW 2031

Contact

(02) 9382 1477
(02) 9382 5681

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