In the public health and preventive medicine discipline inSchoolofPublic Health, there are 2 doctorate degree conferred sub- disciplines, 1 master’s degree conferred discipline, 6 master degree conferred sub- disciplines, 1 Master of Public Health (MPH) degree conferred discipline. 3 master degree conferred sub- disciplines, out of the six, are Shanxi Provincial key construction disciplines. There are 31 professors and associate professors, accounting for 50.0% of the all the teachers. Out of them, there are 15 senior academic experts. 90.3% of the teachers own PhD or Master degrees, and 31 young teachers are below 35 years old, accounting for 50.0% of the teachers. In recent years, the discipline has obtained great achievements in 34 research projects, and 32 of them received awards from or above provincial authorities. Among the awards, 1 item was awarded from state government, and other items from the provincial government. 6 item of national patent were awarded too. The teachers in our school have published 638 papers in the academic journals, 24 of which were cited by SCI, EI and ISTP. Over 11 kinds of textbooks and monograph books were compiled and published. The professors of the school have chiefly compiled two“the National 10th Five-Year Plan”textbooks, four“the National 11th Five-Year Plan”textbooks and 3 textbooks planned by the Ministry of Public Health.
Professor Niu Qiao, Professor Zheng Jianzhong, Professor Qu Chengyi and Professor Li Qingshan were awarded as“Shanxi Provincial famous teacher”, Professor Niu Qiao was awarded as Shanxi Provincial outstanding supervisor for postgraduates.
We are undertaking 139 scientific research projects at present, including 15 National Natural Sciences Foundation projects, one 973 project, 8 ministry-level projects, 2 international cooperation projects, 75 provincial level projects and 38 other projects. The total funds amount to￥7,674,600. This discipline recruited 35 Ph D. candidates and 400 master degree candidates up to 2007.