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Silvia Chiang, MD

Position: Faculty

Dr. Silvia Chiang grew up in Houston, TX, attended college at Stanford University, and studied medicine at Case Western Reserve University. She trained in general pediatrics at the Boston Combined Residency in Pediatrics (Boston Children’s Hospital/Boston Medical Center), and completed a fellowship in pediatric infectious diseases at Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children’s Hospital. She is currently completing a Masters in Clinical and Translational Research at the Brown School of Public Health. At Hasbro, Dr. Chiang sees patients in the Pediatric Tuberculosis Clinic and as an infectious disease specialist on the inpatient wards.

As a physician-scientist, Dr. Chiang conducts epidemiologic and clinical research to improve outcomes for TB-affected children and adolescents. Most of her research takes place in Lima, Peru, where she has worked since 2012 with Partners In Health-Peru, a non-governmental organization that aims to improve the health of vulnerable populations through healthcare delivery and research. In 2017, Dr. Chiang began collaborating on pediatric TB research in Ukraine with colleagues at Bogomolets National Medical University and the Public Health Center of the Ministry of Health in Kyiv.