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Mary W. Chang, M.D.

Clinical Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics
Academic Office Location:
Dermatology
UConn Health
21 South Road, Second Floor
Farmington, CT 06030
Phone: 800-535-6232
860-679-7692
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Education
DegreeInstitutionMajor
B.S.University of Wisconsin–MadisonMolecular Biology
M.D.University of Wisconsin School of MedicineMedicine

Post-Graduate Training
TrainingInstitutionSpecialty
InternshipKaiser Permanente Medical CenterPediatrics
ResidencyKaiser Permanente Medical CenterPediatrics (Chief Resident, 1993-1994)
ResidencyWayne State UniversityDermatology (Chief Resident, 1996-1997)

Awards
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
First Place Poster Award. Chang MW, Nakrani R. “Allergic Contact Dermatitis to Methylisothiazolinone in Wet Wipes (Baby Wipes): Report of Six Children.” 39th Annual Meeting, July 2013, Milwaukee, WI. Society for Pediatric Dermatology
Selected as a “Top Doctor in Connecticut”Connecticut Magazine
Selected as a “Top Doctor in Connecticut”Connecticut Magazine
Selected as a Best Doctor, 2010-2014, Published in Hartford MagazineBest Doctors, Inc.
Selected as a “Top Doctor in Connecticut”Connecticut Magazine
Selected as One of “America’s Top Dermatologists”Consumers’ Research Council of America
Best Doctor in America®, 2009-2010, Pediatric Dermatology
International Who’s Who Among Professional Women International Who’s Who
Women’s Dermatology Leadership Development Retreat, Short Hills, NJ
Selected as One of the “Top Doctors in the Greater Hartford Area,” Compiled by Best Doctors Inc. Hartford Magazine
Selected as a “Top Doctor in Connecticut”Connecticut Magazine
Cambridge Who’s Who Registry Among Executive and Professional Women Cambridge Who’s Who Registry
Selected to Attend the Leadership Forum, Phoenix, AZAmerican Academy of Dermatology Association
Selected as One of “America’s Top Pediatricians”Consumers’ Research Council of America
Selected as One of “America’s Top Physicians” Consumers’ Research Council of America
Selected as One of “America’s Top Physicians”Consumers’ Research Council of America
Selected as One of “America’s Top Pediatricians” Consumers’ Research Council of America
Marquis Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, 4th Edition
Resident Research AwardMichigan Dermatological Society
Mentorship Grant Women’s Dermatologic Society
Resident Research Award Society for Pediatric Dermatology
Dwight L. Wilbur Award for Excellence in Health CareFrench Foundation for Medical Research and Education, San Francisco, CA
Trewartha Undergraduate Research GrantUniversity of Wisconsin – Madison
Sophomore HonorsUniversity of Wisconsin - Madison
Dean’s Scholarship, 1982-1986 University of Wisconsin, Madison
Pediatric Dermatology: Diagnosis and treatment of dermatologic disorders of infants, children, and adolescents. Birthmarks, hemangiomas and vascular malformations, atopic dermatitis, and clinical trials in pediatric dermatology.
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
Women’s Dermatologic SocietyEditorial BoardMemberExternalNational20102011
Society for Pediatric Dermatology: Meetings Committee, Member-at- largeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational20092012
Society for Pediatric DermatologyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationTeledermatology Committee memberExternalNational20072008
Hartford Physicians Hospital OrganizationProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalLocal2007
Women’s Dermatologic Society, Career Development CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational20062009
New England Dermatologic SocietyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalRegional2006
Hartford County Medical AssociationProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalLocal2005
Connecticut Dermatologic SocietyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalState2005
American Academy of Pediatrics: Section on DermatologyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationProgram Chair ExternalNational20042008
American Academy of Dermatology: Ad Hoc Task Force on BioterrorismProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational20012003
American Board of Dermatology: Pediatric Dermatology Test Committee Professional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational20002005
Dermatology Section of American Academy of PediatricsProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational19982012
American Academy of DermatologyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationFellowExternalNational1997
Greater NY Dermatological SocietyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational19972005
Women’s Dermatologic SocietyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational1996
Society for Pediatric Dermatology Professional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational1995
American Academy of PediatricsProfessional/Scientific OrganizationFellowExternalNational1994

Journal Articles

Book Chapters

  • Dyskeratosis congenita with linear areas of severe cutaneous involvement.
    Baselga, E; Drolet, B A; van Tuinen, P; Esterly, N B; Happle, R American journal of medical genetics 1998 Feb;75(5):492-6
  • Cutaneous Drug Reactions
    Shin, H.T., Chang, M.W. Current Pediatric Therapy 17
  • Disorders of hyperpigmentation
    Chang, M.W. Dermatology
  • Disorders of Hyperpigmentation
    Chang, M.W. Dermatology
  • Ecthyma Gangrenosum
    Schaffer, J., Chang, M.W. Comprehensive Textbook of Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine
  • Ecthyma Gangrenosum
    Schaffer, J., Chang, M.W. Comprehensive Textbook of Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine
  • Kawasaki Disease
    Tarsis, S., Chang, M.W. Current Dermatologic Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Neonatal, Pediatric, and Adolescent Dermatology
    Chang, M.W. Fitzpatrick’s Dermatology in General Medicine
  • Neonatal, Pediatric, and Adolescent Dermatology
    Chang, M.W., Orlow, S.J. Fitzpatrick’s Dermatology in General Medicine
  • Neonatal, Pediatric, and Adolescent Dermatology
    Chang, M.W., Orlow, S.J. Fitzpatrick’s Dermatology in General Medicine
  • Pediatric and Adolescent Dermatology
    Chang, M.W., Orlow, S.J. Fitzpatrick’s Dermatology In General Medicine
  • Pediatric Exanthems
    Tarsis, S., Chang, M.W. Current Dermatologic Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Pediatric Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris
    Jen, M., Chang, M.W. Harper’s Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology

Letters

Reviews

Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
Allergic Contact Dermatitis to Methylisothiazolinone in Wet Wipes (Baby Wipes): Report of Six ChildrenPosterSociety for Pediatric Dermatology 2013Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Pediatric Dermatology: GenodermatosesTalkAmerican Academy of Dermatology2013Miami, Florida
Advances in Pediatric DermatologyTalkAmerican Academy of Dermatology2013Miami, Florida
Pearls and Pitfalls in Pediatric DermatologyTalkCT AAP Annual Meeting, Critical Issues in School Health2013Cromwell, Connecticut
Propranolol and Other Beta-Blockers for the Treatment of Infantile HemangiomaTalkNYU School of Medicine2013New York, New York
Pediatric Dermatology Update: Hemangiomas and Vascular MalformationsTalkUniversity of Connecticut School of Medicine2012Farmington, Connecticut
Advances in Pediatric DermatologyTalkAmerican Academy of Dermatology2012San Diego, California
Congenital Multiple Clustered DermatofibromaPosterSociety for Pediatric Dermatology2011Baltimore, Maryland
Early Features of Progressive Hemifacial Atrophy: Clinical and Radiographic FindingsPosterSociety for Pediatric Dermatology 2011Baltimore, Maryland
Pediatric Dermatology NuggetsTalkAmerican Academy of Dermatology2011New Orleans, Louisiana
Interesting Cases in Pediatric Dermatology: Quiz based assessmentTalkAmerican Academy of Dermatology 2011New Orleans, Louisiana
Cases in Search of a DiagnosisPanel DiscussionSociety for Pediatric Dermatology 2011Baltimore, Maryland
The Severely Affected Infant: What Should You Do Differently?TalkForum at the 2011 Summer Academy Meeting 2011New York, New York
Birthmarks: Red, White, Blue and BrownLectureAmerican Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition2011Boston, Massachusetts
Cutaneous Infections and InfestationsTalkAmerican Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition2011Boston, Massachusetts
Interesting Pediatric Dermatology CasesTalkRoger Williams Medical Center2011Providence, Rhode Island
Journal Watching: Pediatric DermatologyTalkAmerican Academy of Dermatology2010Miami, Florida
Interesting Cases in Pediatric Dermatology: Quiz Based AssessmentTalkAmerican Academy of Dermatology2010Miami, Florida
Interesting Cases in Pediatric DermatologyTalkSUNY Downstate2010Brooklyn, New York
Giant Congenital Melanocytic Nevi: What’s HotTalkPediatric Dermatology Symposium2010Chicago, Illinois
“The Many Faces of Acne,” and “Moles and Melanoma in Children” TalkMidwest Pediatric Dermatology Symposium. Children’s Mercy Hospitals 2010Kansas City, Missouri
“Interesting Cases in Pediatric Dermatology,” and “Update on Pediatric Dermatology” TalkUniversity of Massachussetts Medical Center2010Worcester, Massachusetts
Journal Watching: Pediatric DermatologyTalkAmerican Academy of Dermatology2009San Francisco, California
Pediatric Dermatology UpdateTalkAmerican Academy of Dermatology2009San Francisco, California
What’s New in Pediatric DermatologyTalkUniversity of CT Dept. of Dermatology2009Farmington, Connecticut
What’s New in Pediatrics and Pediatric DermatologyTalkNew York Medical College2009New York, New York
What’s New in Pediatrics and Pediatric DermatologyTalkAlbert Einstein School of Medicine2009Bronx, New York
Cases in Search of TherapyTalkSociety for Pediatric Dermatology 2009Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Pediatric Dermatology: What’s Hot, What’s NotTalk2009Boston, Massachusetts
Systemic Agents in the Treatment of Infantile Hemangiomas, and Instructive Cases in Pediatric DermatologyTalkConnecticut Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery Society 2009Plantsville, Connecticut
Moles and Melanoma in ChildrenTalkMassachusetts General Hospital, Dept. of Dermatology2009Boston, Massachusetts
What’s New in Pediatric DermatologyTalkWomen’s Dermatologic Society Symposium2008San Antonio, Texas
Hemangiomas and Vascular MalformationsTalkSUNY Downstate2008Brooklyn, New York
The Year in ReviewTalkSociety for Pediatric Dermatology 2008Snowbird, Utah
Review of Pediatric DermatologyTalk2008Chicago, Illinois
Pediatric Dermatology: What’s Hot, What’s NotTalk2008Chicago, Illinois
Interesting Cases From Across the PondTalkRoyal College of Physicians2008Dublin, Ireland
Interesting Cases in Pediatric DermatologyTalkMetropolitan Hospital, New York Medical College2007New York, New York
Therapeutic Challenges in Pediatric DermatologyTalkAmerican Academy of Dermatology 2007Washington D.C.
Ulcerated Hemangiomas: Treatment UpdateTalkNew England Dermatologic Society 2007Hartford, Connecticut
What’s New in Pediatric Dermatology,” and “White Spots and Brown Spots in the NewbornTalkAlbany Medical College2007Albany, New York
“Diagnostic Tips and Therapeutic Tricks,” “Atopic Dermatitis in Children,” and “Rash Decisions: What Keeps Children out of School” TalkAmerican Academy of Pediatrics 2007Orlando, Florida
Pediatric Dermatology: What’s Hot, What’s NotPlenary LectureAmerican Academy of Dermatology 2007New York, New York
Review of Pediatric DermatologyTalkDermatology Review Course2007New York, New York
Pediatric ExanthemsTalkConnecticut Dermatology Physician Assistant Society2007Mashantucket, Connecticut
Pediatric Dermatology: When to ReferTalkCCMC Dept of Pediatrics2006Hartford, Connecticut
Therapeutic Challenges in Pediatric Dermatology: Ulcerated Hemangiomas and Alopecia AreataTalk, American Academy of Dermatology 2006San Francisco, California
Therapeutic Challenges in Pediatric DermatologyTalkNew York Medical College, Metropolitan Hospital2006New York, New York
“White Spots,” “Brown Spots” and “What to do with Neonatal Skin Lesions” LectureUniversity of Pennsylvania School of Medicine2006Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
What’s New in Pediatric DermatologyTalkAlbert Einstein College of Medicine, Jacobi Medical Center2006Bronx, New York
Atopic Dermatitis: A Practical Review, and Hemangiomas and Vascular MalformationsLectureAmerican Academy of Dermatology 2006Hilton Head, South Carolina
Update on Hemangiomas and Vascular MalformationsTalkHartford Hospital Dept. of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds2006Hartford, Connecticut
Update on Hemangiomas and Vascular MalformationsTalkCCMC Grand Rounds2006Hartford, Connecticut
Pediatric Exanthems and NeoplasmsTalkConnecticut Dermatology Physician Assistant Society 2006Stonington, Connecticut
Pediatric Vascular Malformations and HemangiomasTalkBoston University School of Medicine2006Providence, Rhode Island
Therapeutic Challenges in Pediatric DermatologyTalkAmerican Academy of Dermatology2005New Orleans, Louisiana
Hypothyroidism in Association with HemangiomasTalkVascular Anomalies 2005 CME conference2005New York, New York
Update on Hemangiomas and Vascular AnomaliesTalkCornell School of Medicine2005New York, New York
White Spots and Brown Spots in the NewbornTalkAtlantic Dermatologic Conference2005New York, New York
Update on Hemangiomas and Vascular MalformationsTalkNew York Medical College2005New York, New York
Atopic Dermatitis and Topical Immunomodulators, an Update on the FDA boxed warningTalkNew Jersey Dermatologic Society Roundtable2005West Orange, Connecticut
Update on Hemangiomas and Vascular AnomaliesTalkNYU School of Medicine2005New York, New York
Juvenile Hyaline Fibromatosis: An UpdateTalkSociety for Pediatric Dermatology 2005San Diego, California
Daily Dermatology: Dermatology for the PediatricianTalkSt. Francis Hospital2005Hartford, Connecticut
Dermatology You Can UseTalkConnecticut Children’s Medical Center2005Hartford, Connecticut
What is Atopic Dermatitis (and What Isn’t)TalkCME symposium2005Washington, DC
White Spots, Brown Spots and Orange Spots: Halloween DermatologyTalkGeisinger Medical Center2005Danville, Pennsylvania
Dermatology You Can UseTalkBristol Hospital2005Bristol, Connecticut
What’s New in Pediatric DermatologyTalkUniversity of Connecticut Health Center2005Farmington, Connecticut
Neonatal Lupus: Review and UpdateTalkNYU School of Medicine2004New York, New York
Cases in Search of a DiagnosisTalkSociety For Pediatric Dermatology 2004Charleston, South Carolina
What’s New in Pediatric DermatologyTalkAAD Meeting2004New York, New York
“Cutaneous Fungal Infections – a Practical Approach” and “Update in the Diagnosis and Management of Hemangiomas and Vascular Malformations” TalkJersey Shore University Medical Center2004Red Bank, New Jersey
Update on Hemangiomas and Vascular AnomaliesTalkYale University2004New Haven, Connecticut
Update on Hemangiomas and Vascular AnomaliesTalkAlbert Einstein School of Medicine2004Bronx, New York
Update on Atopic Dermatitis in ChildrenTalkSUNY2003Stony Brook, New York
Update on Atopic Dermatitis and HemangiomasTalkAlbert Einstein College of Medicine2003Bronx, New York
Diaper DermatitisLectureMt. Sinai School of Medicine2003New York, New York
Update on Atopic Dermatitis in ChildrenTalkKaiser Permanente Medical Center2003San Francisco, California
Baby Zebras and Funny Little HorsesTalkAmerican Academy of Dermatology 2003San Francisco, California
Diaper DermatitisTalkCornell University2003New York, New York
Update on Atopic Dermatology in ChildrenTalkNew York Medical College, Westchester Medical Center2003Valhalla, New York
Updated Classification of Vascular AnomaliesTalkNYU School of Medicine2003New York, New York
What’s New in Neonatal and Pediatric DermatologyTalkNorthern Westchester Hospital Center2003Fishkill, New York
Unusual Infections’ in Children: Sometimes It’s not What it SeemsTalkNYU Dept of Dermatology2003New York, New York
What’s New in Pediatric DermatologyTalkAAD Meeting2003Chicago, Illinois
Cutaneous AnthraxTalkBioterrorism Forum, Summer AAD meeting2003Chicago, Illinois
Updated Classification of Vascular AnomaliesTalkMetropolitan Hospital, New York Medical College2003New York, New York
Hemangiomas and Vascular MalformationsTalkStamford Hospital2003Stamford, Connecticut
Cutaneous Anthrax - An UpdateTalkWayne State University2003Detroit, Michigan
Diagnosis and Management of Atopic Dermatitis in ChildrenTalkBronx-Lebanon Hospital2003Bronx, New York
Lumps and Bumps in ChildrenTalkQueens Pediatrics Society2003Elmhurst, New York
Cutaneous Anthrax in a 7 Month Old InfantTalkSociety for Pediatric Dermatology 2002Annapolis, Maryland
Cutaneous Anthrax in a 7 Month Old InfantPlenary LectureAcademy2002New York, New York
Cutaneous Manifestations of BioterorrismTalkPediatric Dermatology Symposium2002New York, New York
Diagnosis of AnthraxTalkBioterrorism symposium2002New York, New York
Viral Exanthems in Children -- Old and NewTalkAlbert Einstein College of Medicine2001Bronx, New York
Classic and Unusual Cases in Pediatric DermatologyTalkMedical Academy of Richmond2001Staten Island, New York
Baby Zebras and Funny Little HorsesTalkAmerican Academy of Dermatology2001Washington, DC
“Baby Zebras and Funny Little Horses” and “What’s New in Pediatric Dermatology” LectureUniversity of Virginia 2001Charlottesville, Virginia
Ulcerated HemangiomasTalkNYU School of Medicine2001New York, New York
Cantharidin Revisited: A Blistering Defense of an Ancient MedicineTalkNYU School of Medicine2001New York, New York
Cutaneous Anthrax in a 7 Month Old InfantTalkNY Academy of Medicine & NY State Society of Dermatology2001New York, New York
Cantharidin RevisitedTalkDermatologic Society of Greater NY2001New York, New York
Cantharidin: A Blistering Defense of an Ancient MedicinePosterSociety for Pediatric Dermatology2001Banff, Canada
Atopic Dermatitis in ChildrenTalkNew York Medical College2000New York, New York
Pediatric Dermatology from Coast to CoastTalkKaiser San Francisco Dept. of Pediatrics2000San Francisco, California
Baby Zebras and Funny Little HorsesTalkAmerican Academy of Dermatology 2000San Francisco, California
Update on Juvenile XanthogranulomaTalkWayne State University 2000Detroit, Michigan
Therapeutic DilemmasPanel DiscussionSociety for Pediatric Dermatology 2000Santa Fe, New Mexico
Atopic Dermatitis in Children of ColorTalkSkin of Color Center2000New York, New York
Ascomycin: A New Agent for Atopic Dermatitis in ChildrenTalkNYU School of Medicine2000New York, New York
Update on Juvenile XanthogranulomaTalkNYU School of Medicine1999New York, New York
Lumps & Bumps in ChildrenTalkNYU School of Medicine1999New York, New York
What’s New In Pediatric DermatologyTalkAmerican Academy of Dermatology1999New Orleans, Louisiana
Pediatric Dermatology CPC’s: Interesting cases from NYU and Bellevue HospitalTalkWestchester Academy of Medicine1999Port Chester, New York
Cutaneous Drug Eruptions in Children: A Practical ApproachTalkNYU School of Medicine1999New York, New York
Congenital Self-Healing ReticulohistiocytosisTalkSociety for Pediatric Dermatology1999Thompsonville, Michigan
Update on Juvenile XanthogranulomaTalkAlbert Einstein College of Medicine1999Bronx, New York
Congenital Self-Healing ReticulohistiocytosisTalkDermatologic Society of Greater New York1999New York, New York
Lumps & Bumps in ChildrenTalkBeth Israel Medical Center1998New York, New York
Treatment of Autoimmune Blistering Disorders in ChildrenTalkAmerican Academy of Dermatology1998Orlando, Florida
Erythema Induratum in a ToddlerTalkSociety for Pediatric Dermatology 1998Orlando, Florida
Purpura in ChildrenTalkNYU School of Medicine1998New York, New York
Cases in Search of a DiagnosisTalkSociety for Pediatric Dermatology 1998Cambridge, Massachusetts
Lumps & Bumps in ChildrenTalkLenox Hill Hospital1998New York, New York
Eccrine Poroma Arising from Nevus Sebaceus of JadassohnTalkAmerican Academy of Dermatology1997San Francisco, California
Nail-Patella SyndromeTalkSociety for Pediatric Dermatology 1997San Francisco, California
New Viral Exanthems in ChildrenTalkNYU School of Medicine1997New York, New York
Pediatric MastocytosisTalkNew York Academy of Medicine1997New York, New York
Iododerma After CT Scan with IV Radiopaque Contrast MediaTalkAmerican Academy of Dermatology1996Washington, D.C.