Head Team Physician
Dr. Cindy Chang has served as head team physician for Cal's 27 athletic teams since 1995. Prior to coming to Cal, she was an assistant team physician for Ohio State and an assistant professor in the Department of Family Medicine at OSU's College of Medicine.
Chang is recognized as one of the leading primary care sports medicine physicians in the country. She has published articles and contributed to textbooks in sports medicine, and is a frequent presenter at national medical conferences.
She was an elected four-year member of the Board of Directors for the American Medical Society of Sports Medicine (AMSSM), and has also served on the Medical Education Committee for the American College of Sports Medicine. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the AMSSM Foundation. In addition, Chang worked at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs and was part of the USA medical team for the Winter Paralympic Games in Nagano, Japan, in 1998 and in Salt Lake City in 2002. She will be serving as Chief Medical Officer for the USA delegation at the 2007 Parapan Am Games in Rio de Janeiro in August.
As an assistant clinical professor at UC Davis and UC San Francisco, Chang remains actively involved in the education of medical students, residents and fellows. She was the 2003 recipient of the AMSSM Founders Award, given to a sports medicine physician who demonstrates outstanding professional achievement and service to the community.
After earning both her bachelor's ('84) and medical ('89) degrees from Ohio State, Chang completed her family practice residency at UCLA before returning to Ohio State for a fellowship in sports medicine. She and her husband, Chris Hudson (Cal '88), live in Berkeley with their daughter, Carlin, and son, Joseph.