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Department of Psychiatry Faculty

Soo-Eun Chang, Ph.D.

Contact Information

Phone: (734) 232-0300

Primary Programs/Services:
Child and Adolescent


  • Postdoc, Clinical Neurosciences Program, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS, NIH)
  • PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • MS, Vanderbilt University
  • BA, Seoul National University

Clinical Interest:

  • Stuttering
  • ADHD

Research Interest:

  • Multimodal neuroimaging (fMRI, DTI, functional and structural connectivity analyses)
  • Brain stimulation (transcranial direct current stimulation)
  • Speech motor control
  • Timing and rhythm perception and production

Academic Appointment:

  • Rosa Casco Solano-Lopez Research Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Medical School
  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Medical School

Recent or Representative Publications:

  • Chang, S-E., Zhu, D.C., Choo, A., Angstadt, M. (2015). White matter neuroanatomical differences in children who stutter. Brain. doi: 10.1093/brain/awu400. Selected as Editor’s Choice article for March 2015 issue.
  • Chang, S.-E., & Zhu, D. C. (2013). Neural network connectivity differences in children who stutter. Brain, 136 (12), 3709-3726. PMCID: PMC3859219
  • Chang et al. (2011). Evidence of left ventral premotor-motor structural and functional connectivity deficits in adults who stutter. Cerebral Cortex. 21(11), 2507-18.
  • Chang et al. (2009). Brain activation abnormalities during speech and non-speech in stuttering speakers. NeuroImage, 46(1), 201-212.
  • Chang et al. (2008). Brain anatomy differences in childhood stuttering. NeuroImage, 39(3), 1333-1344.

Personal Links:

Speech and Stuttering Research Lab