Wenzhou Medical University (WMU; ), designated as a key university in Wenzhou, Zhejiang, is an institution of higher learning under the leadership of Zhejiang Provincial Government.


Wenzhou Medical University (WMU) is a higher institution under the administration of Zhejiang Provincial Government. It can trace its origin back to the former Zhejiang Specialized Medical School established in 1912. In August 1958, a group of faculty was sent from Zhejiang Medical College in Hangzhou to help establish the Second Zhejiang Medical College in Wenzhou, whose name was changed to Wenzhou Medical College in accordance with its location. In 2013 Wenzhou Medical College was officially renamed Wenzhou Medical University. In 2015, it was shortlisted as one of the co-development universities by the Ministry of Education, National Health Commission and Zhejiang Provincial Government. In 2017, it became a Priority Development University in Zhejiang Province.


WMU is composed of three campuses, located respectively at *Chashan ''(Main campus)'' *Xueyuan Road *Dongtou District ''(Binhai Campus)'' These cover a combined area of about 73 ha. (=1,100 mu) with a floor space of 460,000㎡. Image:WMC_Entrance.JPG|
The Library (图书馆)
Qiu Shi Building (求是楼)
The Sports Centre


Schools and departments

15 Schools *School of Stomatology *School of Basic Medical Sciences *School of the 1st Clinical Medical Sciences, School of Information and Engineering *School of the 2nd Clinical Medical Sciences *School of Ophthalmology and Optometry, School of Biomedical Engineering *School of Laboratory Science and Life Science *School of Pharmaceutical Sciences *School of Nursing *School of Public Health and Management *School of Marxism *School of Sports Science *School of Foreign Language Studies *School of International Studies *School of Mental Health *School of innovation and Entrepreneurship Education

Affiliated hospitals

*The 1st Affiliated Hospital *The 2nd Affiliated Hospital and Yuying Children's Hospital *The Affiliated Eye Hospital *The Affiliated Dental Hospital 19 non-directly-governed affiliated hospitals Wenzhou, Taizhou, Lishui, Wenling, Cixi, Dongyang, Yiwu, Zhuji, Zhoushan, Yueqing, Ruian, Cangnan, Xiangshan, Xinchang, Hangzhou

International cooperation

Australia * Queensland University of Technology North America *New England College of Optometry, USA *Pacific University, USA *State University of New York College of Optometry, USA *University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, USA * University of Saskatchewan, Canada * ... Europe *:fr:Institut supérieur d'optique, Paris, France * Medical University of Graz, Austria * Université de Bourgogne, France * University of Central Lancashire, England * University of Pécs, Hungary * ... Austria *Medical University of Graz, Austria Asia * Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia * University of Miyazaki, Japan * Confucius Center, Burapha University, Thailand * Burapha University, Thailand * Fuji Tokoha University, Japan * Hokuriku University, Japan * Gachon University, Korea * ... Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao * Chung Shan Medical University, Taiwan * I-Shou University, Taiwan * Macau university of science and technology, Macau * ... Events *Special Olympics Sports Health Center *Brightness Project *Alliance for Smile *Marrow for Life *People Inspired by Norman Bethune


Noteworthy alumni

*Prof. Shen Xiaoming **Vice President, Shanghai Jiaotong University **Former President, Shanghai Second Medical University **Winner, National Award of Science and Technology (twice) *(The late) Dr. Zhou Jian - Senior researcher **Began research on human papilloma virus (HPV) from 1984. **Co-invented the HPV vaccine **Successful research and development on Gardasil, bacterin for preventing cervical cancer with Prof. Ian Frazer from University of Queensland, Australia in 2005Who Invented the VLP Cervical Cancer Vaccines?
McNeil, C., ''Journal of the National Cancer Institute'', 2006, 98(7): 433. *Prof. Wang Guangjie **Tenure professor of New England College, USA **1st place in USA OD license Examination in 1991 *Prof. Miao Tianrong - Winner, Award of National Science Conference, for his creative logarithmic visual chart *Prof. Qian Li - His Abdominal Surgery greatly influenced domestic surgeons, and was later renamed in his honour.


Wenzhou Medical University celebrated its 60th anniversary on October 28, 2018. Image:Ginkgo_in_the_sun.JPG| Image:WMC_50th_Activity_Hall1.JPG| Image:WMC_50th_Activity_Hall2.jpg| Image:WMC_50th_Activity_Hall3.JPG| Image:WMC_Campus_(Mini-scale).jpg| Image:WMC_History_exhibition.jpg| Image:WMC_Pinned_Crest.JPG| Image:WMC_50th_History_Exhibit.JPG| Image:WMC_50th_Commemorative_International_Dance.JPG| Image:WMC_50th_Seat_of_wisdom.JPG

See also

*List of universities in China *Special Olympics *Avicenna Directories


External links

Official Wenzhou Medical College Website

Official Wenzhou Medical University Website
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