Child Health Care Teaching and Research Section of the Fourth School of Clinical Medicine was founded in 1984, which was formerly known as the Child Basic and Health Care teaching and research section of Pediatrics Department at Nanjing Medical University. It has been approved to award doctoral and master's degrees and it hosts 1 post-doctoral research station. It also is the key discipline of Nanjing Medical University. Professor Li, Xiaonan is the dean of teaching-research section. Today the Child Health Care teaching and research section has 2 professors, 3 associate professors and 4 lecturers, they have performed series of teaching reforms for the graduate and postgraduate medical students. Furthermore, they are also engaged in the clinical and research of child health. Their main research fields are children nutrtion and obesity pathophyical mechanism, children's psychological and physical development, and developmental behavioral pediatrics and eye health care.