||The visiting professor appointment ceremony of Department of Cardiology was held by Dr. Lin Zhou (President of Daping Hospital), Mr. Hong Chen(Vice President of Daping Hospital),Dr. Chunyu Zeng(Chair of Department of Cardiology) and other relevant professors at the conference room of the Department of Cardiology on the morning of October 28, 2011. Dr. Steven R. Houser (Temple University School of Medicine, U.S.A), Dr. Dayue Duan (University of Nevada School of Medicine, U.S.A) and Dr. Yanfang Chen (Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, U.S.A) as visiting professors of the Third Military Medicine University.
Dr. Chunyu Zeng introduced the curriculum vitae in the beginning. Dr. Lin Zhou showed a warm welcome to the advent of three famous foreign professors and an honor to appoint them to be our visiting professors and had a brief communication which expressed a high expectation for the further exchanges to strengthen substantive cooperation in personnel training, scientific research and so on. Dr. Xukai Wang (Vice Chair of Department of Cardiology) accompanied with the three well-known professors to pay a visit our hospital followed the ceremony.
Dr. Robert Roberts is the President and Chief Executive Officer, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Director, Ruddy Canadian Cardiovascular Genetics Centre, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Internationally renowned cardiologist, cofounder of the field of molecular cardiology, an acclaimed leader in genetics and molecular biology of cardiovascular disease. He is responsible for the editing of 30 prestigious journals, such as Current Opinion in Cardiology, Circulation, American Heart Journal, Journal of Clinical and Experimental Cardiology, etc. He is also a guest reader of 20 journals. He has distributed about 124 publications in journals like Nature, Circulation, etc.
Dr. Richard A. Walsh is a John H. Hord Professor and the Chairman of the Department of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University and Physician-in-Chief of University Hospitals Health System. He also serves on the Dean¡¯s Advisory Committee at Case School of Medicine, the President¡¯s Advisory Committee of University Hospitals of Cleveland, and Chairman of the Finance Committee for the Faculty Practice Plan, and Past Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Medical Services Organization. Dr. Richard A. Walsh has contributed over 200 full length scientific publications and edited four books, and he is also the editor of ten prestigious journals like Circulation.
Dr. Jagdish Butany is an internationally renowned scientific and pathologists, a chief editor of Cardiovascular Pathology and also the editor of ten prestigious journals like Cardiovascular Pathology and BMC ¨CClinical Pathology, invited journal reviewer of twenty journals like Circulation and Lancet Oncology.