Jennifer Chang, MD

Jennifer G Chang, MD, Lieutenant Colonel, Air Force

Name: Jennifer G Chang, MD, Lieutenant Colonel, Air Force

USU Department of Primary Appointment: 
Family Medicine
Faculty Advisor, Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG); Course Director, Humanities Curriculum (B3 Module)
Faculty Rank: 
Assistant Professor
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD

Research Interests:
Teaching in Primary Care, Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine, Humanities in Medical Education

Office Phone: 
(301) 295-9472


Texas A&M University - B.S. 2001
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences - M.D. 2006
David Grant USAF Medical Center, Residency in Family Medicine - 2009


Dr. Chang earned her medical degree from USU and completed Family Medicine residency training at David Grant Medical Center, Travis Air Force Base, California. She was stationed at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, where she served as a provider in the Family Health Clinic. She deployed to Balad, Iraq in 2010 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. She has practiced full-spectrum family medicine while serving as teaching faculty in two Air Force Family Medicine Residency programs, including Eglin AFB and the combined military-civilian program at Offutt AFB and the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. Dr. Chang currently assists with teaching in the USU pre-clerkship and clerkship curriculum, and serves as the Faculty Advisor for the USU Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG).

Representative publications, projects, and/or deployments

  • van den Berk Clark C, Chang J, Servey J, Quinlan JD. Women’s health and the military. Prim Care. 2018 Dec;45(4):677-686.
  • Bunt CW, Jonas CE, Chang J. Knee pain in adults and adolescents: the initial evaluation. Am Fam Physician. 2018 Nov 1;98(9):576-585.
  • Chang J. Oral rehydration solutions for the treatment of acute watery diarrhea. Am Fam Physician. 2017 Dec 1;96(11)700-701.
  • Servey J, Chang J. Over-the-counter medications in pregnancy. Am Fam Physician. 2014 Oct 15;90(8):548-555.
  • Chang JG, Paulson CP, Smith RF. Apolipoproteins for cardiovascular risk assessment. Am Fam Physician. 2014 Apr 15;89(8):662A-662B. (FPIN’s Clinical Inquiries)
  • Storey J, Persons R, Chang J. Does universal screening for hypothyroidism during pregnancy reduce adverse outcomes? Evidence-Based Practice. 2014;17(6):7-8. (Help-Desk Answers)
  • Bailey J, Chang J. Antibiotics for Acute Maxillary Sinusitis. Am Fam Physician. 2009 May 1;79(9):757-758. (Cochrane for Clinicians)
  • Deployment: Medical Director, Intermediate Care Ward, 332nd Expeditionary Medical Group Air Force Theater Hospital, Joint Base Balad, Iraq, Jan-Jul 2010.