Taeun Chang, MD
Dr. Chang is Director of the Neonatal Neurology & Neurocritical Care Program at Children’s National Medical Center.  She joined the staff of Children’s National in 2003 after completing her pediatric training at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and her child neurology fellowship at Children’s National.  In 2004, she created a Neonatal Neurocritical Care Service, the second such program in the country and the only one in the region. Currently, the program consults on 1 out of every 3 NICU admission, has cooled over 450 newborns since 2006, developed neonatal protocols for neuromonitoring, neuroimaging and seizures, and provides subspecialty clinics for neonatal neurology and perinatal brain injury.  Dr. Chang is active in national organizations or study groups in establishing EEG guidelines, seizure trials and neuroprotective therapies specific for newborns. She has published over 70 scientific articles and book chapters. Her research activities include neuromonitoring, neonatal seizures, placental & neurodisabilities, and neurotherapeutic clinical trials. Her clinical interest has extended her clinical interest to include fetal neurology.  Her mission is to advocate and expand clinical and translation research in perinatal brain injury and neonatal neurotherapeutics.