UTHSCSA Faculty Profiles v1.0

Chang, Tiencheng Arthur

School of Medicine
(210) 567-7047

Dr. Tiencheng Arthur Chang, Professor at the Department of OB/GYN, received his bachelor`s degree from National Taiwan University, Taiwan, and Master`s and Ph.D. degrees in Endocrinology and Reproductive Physiology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison before joining our department in 2007. Dr. Chang is board certified as a High-complexity Clinical Laboratory Director (HCLD), Embryology Laboratory Director (ELD), and Clinical Consultant (CC), and serves as Director of Clinical Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) Laboratories at the UT Health Fertility Center. He is also a faculty member on two disciplines in the Graduate School of Integrated Biomedical Sciences (IBMS): Cell Biology, Genetics and Molecular Medicine (CGM) Discipline, and Physiology and Pharmacology (P&P) Discipline.

Dr. Chang`s extensive background and experience in reproductive biotechnology have generated excellent outcomes and expanded the Department`s research capacity in embryology and stem cell biology. His teaching activities have focused on training laboratory staff, REI fellows, OB/GYN residents and fourth year medical students, providing consultation to junior clinicians/scholars and graduate students, as well as advising peer reproductive laboratory biologists.

Dr. Chang is well recognized among clinical reproductive biologists and technologists in the U.S., and gaining international recognition. He has served on leadership positions, boards and committees of professional associations, including the Society of Reproductive Biologists and Technologists (SRBT, President 2017-18), American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM, Board 2017-18), Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART, Board 2013-15 and 2020-21), American Association of Bioanalysts - College of Reproductive Biology (AAB-CRB, incoming President 2020-21), ASRM Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Biology Special Interest Group (incoming Chair, 2020-21), and Asia Pacific Initiative on Reproduction (ASPIRE, Embryology Special Interest Group co-chair). He is associate editor at Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics (JARG), section editor at Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology (RB&E), editorial board/reviewer for numerous other scientific journals, accreditation inspector/team leader for College of American Pathologists (CAP), director of CLIA reproductive technology and testing laboratories, consultant to the government and the private sector, and has been very active in several other professional societies. He received three ASRM Star Awards for excellence in continuous scientific presentations, and ASRM Service Milestone Award for extensive board/committee service.

9/2019 - Present Professor and Director, Clinical Assisted Reproductive Technology Laboratories University of Texas Health Science Center, Ob-Gyn, San Antonio, TX
11/2010 - Present Director, Clinical Assisted Reproductive Technology Laboratories UT Health Reproductive Health & Fertility Center, UTHSCSA, Ob-Gyn, San Antonio, TX
9/2007 - Present Director, Embryology & Stem Cell Research Laboratory University of Texas Health Science Center, Ob-Gyn, San Antonio, TX