Angela Y. Chang receives prestigious Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship

We are very happy to announce that our fellow Angela Y. Chang has received a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship in support of her research project ‘Measuring Experienced Disease Burden (ExpBoD)’.

Angela Y. Chang has been a DIAS fellow and Assistant Professor at the Department of Clinical Research since March 2020. With her Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship, she will now also be associated with the academic elite environment at the Interdisciplinary Centre on Population Dynamics (CPop) at SDU. She will also be part of a new talent development programme at the Faculty of Business and Social Sciences.

Angela Y. Chang is committed to reducing health and wealth inequalities globally through her research and is motivated by the belief that research can provide the inputs needed to inform policies and improve resource allocation, and ultimately, impact population health. You can read more about her current research project here: Measuring the experienced burden of disease

Upon receiving the fellowship, Angela Y. Chang states:

“Receiving the fellowship is an encouraging first step for this project. It is a fairly ambitious project, so having a nod from a competitive fellowship gives me greater confidence to move this forward. I am especially grateful for the support I received from SDU colleagues while preparing the research proposal.”

Marianne Holmer, Director of DIAS, congratulates Angela Y. Chang on receiving this prestigious grant:

“This is a great achievement by Angela and shows that our DIAS fellows are very competitive in the Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellowship program. The DIAS community offers an encouraging and supportive environment to develop new research ideas and to submit competitive proposals.”

You can view Angela Y. Chang’s research profile here.