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Biography of laureate

Professor Chen Minzhang, M.D.
China
1992 in Public Health

PROFESSOR CHEN MINZHANG, M.D.
PERSONAL INFORMATION
Date of Birth: December 2, 1931
Place of Birth: Shanghai, People's Republic of China
Marital Status: Married
Wife: Li Jiaxi, Scientist
Children: Three (two daughters and one son)
TITLE AND MAILING ADDRESS
Minister of Public Health
44 Hou Hai Bei Yan, Beijing 100725,
People's Republic of China
Professor, Peking Union Medical College
Researcher, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences

EDUCATION
 Medical College, Universite de L'Aurora, September 1949 to August 1952
 Shanghai Second Medical College, September 1952 to August 1955

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
 Minister of Public Health, People's Republic of China, April 1987-present
 Vice Minister of Public Health, People's Republic of China, September, 1984-1987
 Professor and researcher, Peking Union Medical College and Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, 1983-present
 Vice Chairman, the National Patriotic Health Campaign Committee, 1987-present
 Chairman, 38th Regional Committee Meeting for the Western Pacific of the World Health Organization, September 1987-September 1988
 President, the World Health Assembly of the World Health Organization, May 1989-May 1990
 Director, Clinic Medicine, Institute of Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, 1983 March-1984 September
 Vice President, the Capital Medical College (Peking Union Medical College), 1980 December-1983 February
 Associate researcher, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, 1977-1983
 Deputy Chief, the Internal Medicine Department, Peking Union Medical College (PUMC) Hospital, 1965-1983
 Visiting Physician, PUMC Hospital, 1960-1965
 Chief Resident, PUMC Hospital, 1959-1960
 Resident Physician, PUMC Hospital, 1956-1959
 Resident Physician, Shanghai Guangoi Hospital (Teaching Hospital) Shanghai Second Medical College, 1956-1955
HONOURS
 Award, National Science Congress 1978
 WHO Health-for-All Gold Medal and Citation Awarded by the Director-General, World Health Organization in February of 1992 for outstanding contributions in developing China's Medical and Health Services.
 Doctor of Letters (literature), Honoris Causa, conferred by the Thomas Jefferson University of the United States, May 1991.
ACADEMIC SOCIETIES
 Vice Chairman, the First Digestive Disease Society of Chinese Medical Association, 1977-1982
 Chief, Endoscope Group and member of the Standing Committee of the Second Digestive Disease Society of Chinese Medical Association, 1982-1987
 Vice Chairman, the 13th Beijing Branch of Chinese Medical Association, 1983-1988
 Vice President, Chinese Medical Association, 1984-1989
 President, Chinese Medical Association, 1989-present
 Honorary Chairman, Beijing Branch of Chinese Medical Association, 1989-present
 Honorary Chairman, the Society of Digestive Endoscopy, Chinese Medical Association, 1991-present
 Member, Internal Medicine Steering Group of the Science and Technology Committee of the Ministry of Public Health, People's Republic of China, 1980-1987
 President, China Leprosy Association, 1989-present
 Member, the National Science and Technology Association, China 1987-1991
 Member, Appraisal Committee on Academic Degree of the State Council, 1988-present
 Vice Chairman, the National Appraisal Committee for the Award on Advanced Science and Technology, 1985-present
 Member, the National Appraisal Committee for the Award on Inventing New Product, 1987-present


ACADEMIC SPECIALTY
 Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology, Digestive Endoscopy.

Contact Information
ProfessorChen Minzhang, M.D.
44 Houhai Beiyan, Beijing, 100725, The People's Republic of China.
Phone: +86-0-403-3252
Fax: +86-1-401-4331


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