Henan University of Traditional Chinese Medicine

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Henan University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (HUTCM, Chinese: 河南中医学院 Hénán Zhōngyī xuéyuàn) is a public university located in Zhengzhou, Henan, China.

One of the earliest of its kind in China, Henan University of Traditional Chinese Medicine was established in 1958. It was authorized by the State Academic Council to confer Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees, and to collaborate with other universities or colleges in enrolling doctorate students. It was also approved by the Ministry of Education to enroll international students as well as students from Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan.

HUTCM offers Bachelor’s degrees in medicine, management, engineering science, and arts with 14 specialties as Chinese medicine, herbology, pharmaceutical engineering, acupuncture and tuina, integrated Chinese-Western medicine, and public management. It also offers Master degrees in 21 specialties, including Chinese internal medicine, Chinese pediatrics, herbal prescriptions, herbology, acupuncture and Tuina are the key programs of Henan Province.

The University faculty includes 15 doctoral tutors, 94 professors, 425 associate professors, 714 lecturers on campus, and 16 state-nominated and 10 province-nominated distinguished specialists. HUTCM has presently over 10000 students including over 150 international students. It comprises 20 laboratories, and 3 hospitals besides a central lab, a herbal plantation for quality control, a pharmaceutical factory, and specimen rooms. A number of institutions have been established in this university in the studies of Zhang Zhong-jing’s theories, AIDS, hepatic diseases, gerontology, splenic and gastric diseases, pediatrics, rheumotoid arthritis, and ophthalmology. The University library has a collection of over 500,000 volumes, and over 2,000 varieties of periodicals both from home and abroad.

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