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University of Medicine, Magway was first established in May 2001. At that time, there was only one 1st MBBS class. Therefore 3rd MBBS General Pathology Class started two years later - May 2003 - followed by Final Part I MBBS Systemic Pathology Class the next year.
The current head of the department is Prof. Win Naing, starting from 19th September 2016. There are five former heads of department.
The post-graduate course, MMedSc (Pathology) could only be opened in December 2009. There are a total of nine postgraduate students who have obtained the Master degree and we have eight who are still attending the course - five 2nd year and three 1st year students.
PhD (Pathology) course is available only in 2016. At the present moment, there is only one student.
The University of Medicine, Magway, Pathology was inaugurated by Professor Dr. Khin Thi Lwin since 28.3.2003. To date, nine professors have headed the department. Professor Dr. Nyo Me May Thyn is the present head of department since 30th, November, 2018.
General Pathology and Systemic Pathology are taught to undergraduate 3rd M.B.,B.S and Final Part I M.B.,B.S. student since 2003.
The department contributes clinical pathology services at the teaching hospital, Magway and the head of the department holds a dual charge for both departments. Duties of teaching hospital laboratory department are regulated by Professor and all post graduated teaching staffs.
The post-graduate course of Master of Medical Science (Pathology) was opened in 12/2009. PhD (Pathology) course was opened in 1/2014.
Dr M.Med.Sc (Histopathology) & Dr M.Med.Sc (Chemicalpathology) will be opened in 12/2019.