Message from the President


1. Message from the President: Strive to build a community of common health for mankind!


2. About the President:

Hu Zhibin, male, Han nationality, born in April 1978, native of Suzhou, Jiangsu Province, recipient of China State Council special government allowances, is a Ph.D. supervisor. Professor Hu joined the Communist Party of China in April 2002.

He graduated from Nanjing Medical University (NMU) with a bachelor’s degree in clinical medicine in 2002 and a Ph.D. in epidemiology and health statistics in 2007. From 2005 to 2007, he worked as a postdoctoral fellow at MD Anderson Cancer Center in the United States. In 2009, he studied at the Division of Molecular Genetic Epidemiology of the German Cancer Research Center (Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, DKFZ). Since 2010, he has served in succession as the Deputy Dean of the School of Public Health of NMU, Deputy Director of the State Key Laboratory of Reproductive Medicine, and Director of the Jiangsu Medical Laboratory Animal Base. In 2017, he was elected the Dean of the School of Public Health; in July 2017, he became the Vice President of NMU. In January 2018, he served as a member of the Standing Committee of the Party Committee of NMU and Director of the State Key Laboratory of Reproductive Medicine. From April 2020 to June 2021, he served as the Deputy Mayor (temporary) of Suzhou Municipal People’s Government. In June 2021, he served as the President and Deputy Party Secretary of NMU.

Business Expertise: Epidemiology of complex diseases, reproductive medicine


3. Welcome Message from the President

Welcome to Nanjing Medical University!

Established in 1934, NMU is the cradle of higher medical education in China. Over the past 8 decades, NMU has been sparing no effort and hardworking in practicing the university motto of “Pursue Excellence with Erudition, Reach Perfection with Morality”. It has made remarkable achievements for the development of China’s medical and healthcare cause and the health for mankind, blazing a featured pathway of building a world-class medical university here in China.

Currently, NMU has 8 Level-1-discipline doctoral degree conferring programs, 54 Level-2-discipline doctoral degree conferring programs, and 4 interdisciplinary doctoral degree conferring programs. Among them, the Public Health and Preventive Medicine of NMU is rated A+ in 54 participating universities nationwide; 9 disciplines rank top 1% in the world ESI ranking; Clinical Medicine, Pharmacology, and Toxicology disciplines rank top 1‰ in the world ESI. There are 5 academicians, from the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) and the Academy of Sciences (CAS) (including 3 academicians double-appointed by both the CAE and CAS), 1 foreign member of the USA National Academy of Medicine, 313 full professors, 268 associate professors, 759 Ph.D. supervisors, and 2,477 master supervisors; NMU now has 1 state key laboratory, 1 state-level international joint research center, 1 provincial and 1 ministerial collaborative innovation center, and 28 provincial/ministerial key laboratories (engineering centers, collaborative innovation centers).

We are committed to developing medicine and promoting human health, the essence of our vital mission; scaling new heights and striving for excellence is our unswerving aspiration. We sincerely welcome all young friends with medical dreams to join the NMU family!