Department of Anatomy

Professor Dr. Myint San Nwe

MBBS,Dip Med Edu, MMed Sc (Anatomy) PhD (Yan)

Background History

Medical College was first established in Myanmar in 1924-25. At that time, the classes were taught at the temporary wooden buildings in the Rangoon (now Yangon) General Hospital compound. The first Principal of the Rangoon (Yangon) Medical College was Col. LAH Lack, and he taught both anatomy and physiology. Teaching of basic science subjects, including the Anatomy, was moved to the new Medical College building (current Lanmadaw Campus of University of Medicine 1, Yangon) in 1929.
During World War II, teaching of medical sciences was temporarily stopped in 1942. After the end of World War II, the Rangoon (Yangon) University was reopened and the Medical College became Faculty of Medicine under the Rangoon University.
In 1964, with the establishment of the new education system, the Faculty of Medicine became the Institute of Medicine 1, Yangon. The Department of Anatomy, Institute of Medicine 1 moved to former Engineering College buildings on Pyay Road (now University of Medicine 1, Yangon, Pyay Campus) in 1971.
The master degree for anatomy (M.Sc Anatomy) course was first opened in 1971 in Institute of Medicine 1, Yangon. The title of the degree changed to M.Med.Sc (Anatomy) in 1977. In 1990’s two staff members of department of Anatomy, UM1, obtained PhD from japan through the Monbushu Scholarship program. In 1999, one staff member obtained PhD (Honorary) degree, and first PhD course in Anatomy was opened with four candidates in the same year.

Department Heads

No Name Graduate From - To
1 Lt Col L H Lack MBChB, INS 1924-1939
2 Lt Col J H Barrett 1939 – 1949
3 Lt Col G M Irvirie
4 Dr Tan Kenghoon
5 Dr H N Dass
6 Prof D R Lewis MBBS, FRCS 1948 – 1959
7 Prof H Zaw Tun MBBS, Ph D (St Andrews) 1959 – 1967
8 Prof Tin Maung MBBS, Ph D (St Andrews) 1967 – 1983
9 Prof Khin Maung Sein MBBS, Ph D (Liverpool) 1983 – 1985
10 Prof Maung Maung Nyo MBBS, Ph D (London), MA
1985 – 1998
11 Prof Aye Cho MBBS, MMed Sc(Anatomy) PhD (Hon) 1998 – 1999
12 Prof Nilar Shwe MBBS, MMed Sc(Anatomy) PhD (Hon 1999 2008
13 Prof.Saw Ai Yong MBBS,Dip Med Edu, MMed Sc(Anatomy) PhD (Yan) 2008-2013
14 Prof.Than Than Win MBBS,Dip Med Edu, MMed Sc(Anatomy) PhD (Yan) 2013-2014
15 Prof.Khin Thida MBBS,Dip Med Edu, MMed Sc(Anatomy) PhD (Yan) 2014-2016
16 Prof.Myint San Nwe MBBS,Dip Med Edu, MMed Sc (Anatomy) PhD (Yan) 2016-to date

Contact Ph. No and Email

No Name Rank Phone Number Email
1 Prof. Dr. Daw Myint San Nwe Professor and Head 09454161058
2 Dr. Thida Than Associate Professor 095023288
3 Dr. Thidar Khin Associate Professor 095016455
4 Dr. Saung A Kari Associate Professor 095083771
5 Dr.Nandar Shein Associate Professor 095144596
6 Dr.Htin Linn Lecturer 095190691
7 Dr. Aye Aye Mon Lecturer
8 Dr. Phyu Win Ei Lecturer 092029038
9 Dr.Ei Phyu Shwe Lecturer 095166106
10 Dr.Tin Tin Aung Assistant Lecturer 095016834
11 Dr.Win Thura Assistant Lecturer 095080573
12 Dr. Thazin Assistant Lecturer 09795403928
13 Dr.Kay Thi Than Naing Assistant Lecturer 09795403930
14 Dr. Hay Man Tun Assistant Lecturer 09795403931
15 Dr. Zin Phyu Win Assistant Lecturer 09972468478
16 Dr.Yin Min Thu Assistant Lecturer 09799638442
17 Dr. Zaw Myo Hein Demonstrator
18 Dr.Tin Tin Wyne Demonstrator 095141903
19 Dr. Khin Saw Pyae Demonstrator 09977233755
20 Dr. Aye Myat Thida Demonstrator 09799841497
21 Dr. Su Mon Demonstrator 09965208179
22 Dr. Chit Chaw Nwe Demonstrator 095027441
23 Dr. Myo Myint Myat Kyaw Demonstrator 095411857

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