Department of  Pharmacology

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Welcome to the Department of Pharmacology

History of Department

  • University of Medicine, Mandalay, was founded in first, April 1954 as a branch of medicine, affiliated to the University of Yangon.  Department of Pharmacology was established in the academic year 1956 - 57. At that time, Dr. P.H Choudry who was the head of the faculty and Dr. U Saw Mya Aung, who was the head of Mandalay People's hospital, were acting as part-time heads of the Pharmacology department.  During these periods, there were only one demonstrator, one laboratory assistant, and one sweeper and the class consisted of twelve students.

  • In the academic year 1957 – 58, Dr. Daw Myint Myint Khin acted as the part-time head of the department and was teaching thirty students. For that year, one more senior laboratory assistant was appointed. Dr. U Myint Than become full time head of the department in the academic year 1959 - 60. The total departmental staffs became six in number: one lecturer/ head, one demonstrator and four laboratory assistants.

  • The faculty of medicine became the institute of medicine in the year 1964 - 65. Then the teaching staffs consisted of one lecturer, two assistant lecturers, and four demonstrators. And the number of students increased to seventy in number.

  • During the academic year 1966 - 67, the number of students ranged from one hundred to one hundred and fifty, so that one more assistant lecturer post was appointed.

  • Dr. U Khin Maung Tin (MBBS, PhD-Liverpool, UK) acted as the lecturer and head of the department from 1965 to 1980.

  • Dr. Daw Sann Lwin (MBBS, PhD-Liverpool, UK) acted as lecturer / head from 1980-1982. 

  • Dr. Daw Theeda Hla (MBBS, MMedSc) acted as acting head of the department in the year 1982-1983.

  • From 1983 onwards till 1989, Dr. Daw Khin Nyunt Than (MBBS, MMedSc, PhD) acted as the lecturer / head. She became a professor in March 1989. Since then, she acted as the professor and head of the department till 1998 and was transferred as the rector to the Institute of Nursing on 26.10.1998.

  • From 19.11.1998 to 5.3.2000, Dr. Daw Mya Mya Than (MBBS, MMedSc) acted as the professor and head of the department and was transferred as the rector to Institute of Pharmacy, Mandalay.

  • From 26.5.2000 to 18.3.2002, Dr. U Khin Maung Myint (MBBS, MMedSc, PhD) acted as the professor and head of the department and was also transferred as the pro-rector to Institute of Pharmacy, Mandalay.

  • From 18.3.2002 to 1.12.2003 Dr. Daw Nang Hla Hla Win (MBBS, PhD (MedSc-Japan), DipMedEd) acted as the professor and head of the department and transferred to University of Medicine (1), Yangon.

  • From 1.12.2003 to 21.5.2009, Dr. Daw San San Nwe (MBBS, MMedSc, PhD, DipMedEd) acted as the professor and head of the department and was transferred as the rector to University of Pharmacy, Mandalay.

  • In 12.6.2009 associate professor Dr. Daw Nu Nu Aye (MBBS, PhD (MedSc-Japan), DipMedEd) from University of Medicine (2), Yangon was attached to do academic tasks. She became a professor in 22nd June, 2010 and acted as the professor and head of the department till 31.7.2014, then she was transferred to University of Medicine (2), Yangon.

  • In 1.8.2014, Dr. Khin Thane Oo (MBBS, MMedSc, PhD, DipMedEd) was transferred from University of Medicine (1), Yangon to UMM and acted as professor and head of the department. Then, she was retired on 30.6.2015.

  • Dr. Thein May Saw (MBBS, MMedSc, PhD, DipMedEd) was transferred from University of Medicine (2), Yangon to UMM as professor and head of the department on 15.7.2015. Now she has been working as the head of the department till now.

 

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