Prof. Khin Nwe Nwe Oo
Professor & Head

M.B.,B.S, M.Med.Sc(Microbiology), Ph.D (Medical Microbiology), Dip.Med.Ed

khinnwenweoo@ummdy.edu.mm

HISTORY OF DEPARTMENT

• Department of Bacteriology was established in 1st May 1960 as separate department. Dr. Daw Nyun Nyun (Lecturer/Head) named the Department of Microbiology and headed the newly formed department with 2 assistant lecturers and 5 demonstrators firstly. Nine heads have leaded the department. Professor Khin Nwe Nwe Oo is the present head and conducts the departmental work with 17 teaching staff. • Microbiology is one of the subjects, teaching to third MBBS students. Principle of Medical Microbiology teaching for foundation year students will start for 12/2019 batch students. Master degree course was developed in 1976 at Mandalay. After second batch, the course was paused and restarted at 1995 again. More than 50 M.Med.Sc graduates were produced successfully and 3 candidates are taking the course in the Second year (1/2019 Batch) and 2 candidates are taking the course in the First year (1/2020 Batch). Ph.D course was expanded in 1999. The 12 Ph.D candidates had graduated and 5 candidates are doing research work. One teaching staff is attending Ph.D (Medical Microbiology) Coursein Mahidol University, Thailand. Microbiology is also taught to the master students of Pathology and master students of Preventive and Tropical Medicine. • In addition to teaching activities, scientific talk, symposium, workshop and training are held for staff development. Research work and laboratory service for patients, collaborated with clinical departments are also undertaken.

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