Department of Anatomyand Histology was founded in 2013 by its first Chairman of the department, Professor ZHANG Ping. Its predecessor Department of Anatomy and Department of Histology & Embryology were built in 1951 and 1953. Under the leadership of older generation, such as Professors CUI Zhitan and MA Zhongkui, and after 60 years of development the discipline was awarded the most respected key disciplines of Tianjin Medical University in 2004, and became Doctorate authorization in 2006. Furthermore, Human Anatomy was awarded the top-quality course in Tianjin in 2004, the top-quality course of English teaching for the international students of Tianjin Medical University in 2010, and Tianjin Brand Course of English teaching for the international students in 2014, and National Brand Course of English teaching for the international students in 2016. Histology and Embryology was awarded the top-quality course for the international students of Medical University in 2010, and the top-quality course for the international students of Tianjin in 2014.
Dr. Zhang had been a postdoc fellow (2001-2006) and a faculty member (2006-2013) at Indiana University School of Medicine. As a principle investigator, Dr. Zhang obtained 2 National natural science foundation of China and 1 Tianjin Municipal Science and Technology Commission. Dr. Zhang has published more than 116 peer-reviewed papers and 72 conference articles (including 26 oral presentations) in international conferences. He has been serving as an editorial board member for multiple journals. Furthermore, he obtained 6 national authorized patents.
Currently, there are 42 faculty members in the department, including 2 professors and 12 associated professors, 17 lecturerswith doctorates, 6 people with Master’s Degree and 8 people with overseas experience.
The Department has 26 open laboratories, which fully meet the needs of teaching and scientific research.