Taishan Medical University, located in Taian, Shandong, China, was founded in 1891 as the Huamei Hospital Medical School. Our university was co-founded with Gonghe Medical School in 1903. Taishan Medical University was originally named Medical College of Qilu University in 1903. In 1952, the Medical College of Qilu University merged with Shandong Medical College. In 1970, Shandong Medical College merged with Shandong College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and moved to the Loude district of Xintai, a suburb of Taian. The Loude Branch College of Shandong Medical College was founded in 1974 and then was moved to Taian City in 1979. Its name was changed to the Taian Branch College of Shandong Medical College. With the approval of the State Council in 1981, its name was then changed to Taishan Medical University.
Taishan Medical University covers an area of 200 hectares with a construction area of 770,000 square meters. The university now has fixed assets valued at 1.22 billion RMB including teaching, science and research equipment with a total value of more than 140 million RMB. The students have access to 2,560,000 books including 1,170,000 e-books. The university has one affiliated hospital, 11 non-direct affiliated hospitals and more than 200 practice and internship bases.
Taishan Medical University has a Department of Basic Medicine, Department of Clinical Medicine, Radiology College, Nursing College, Pharmacy College, Public Health College, Department of Stomatology, Department of Human Sports Science, Department of Bioscience, Population and Family Planning College, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering College, Information Engineering College, Foreign Languages College, Management College, International Education College, Continuing Education College, Department of Social Sciences.
The total number of undergraduates and college students now exceeds 20,000 plus 600 postgraduates and 13,000 students for adult education. They come from 18 provinces, cities and autonomous regions in China. There are also 500 international students mainly from Asia, Africa and America.
Taishan Medical University offers courses in the following subject areas: Clinical Medicine, Medical Imaging, Nursing, Pharmacy, Chinese Traditional Medicine, Pharmaceutical Engineering, Medical Laboratory Technology & Laboratory Diagnostics, Preventive Medicine, Health Inspection, Stomatology, Human Sports Science, Biomedical Engineering, Biotechnology, Biochemical Engineering, Applied Physics, Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering & Technology, Macromolecular Material & Engineering, Applied Chemistry, Computer Science & Technology, Electronic Information Science & Technology, Information Management & Information System, English, Russian, Tourism Management, Management of Public Administration, Marketing (Medical Direction), Human Resources Management, Labor & Social Security and Social Work. The majors covered include medicine, engineering, science, literature, management, pedagogy and law.
Clinical Medicine, Medical Imaging, Nursing and Pharmacy are state-level and province-level majors. Pharmacology, Physiology and Pathophysiology are part of the provincial teaching team. We have 11 Shandong Provincial elaborate courses. Our research and teaching center for Medical Imaging Technology are included in our Provincial research and teaching center.
(Source: Taishan Medical University)