Over the 60 years since its founding, Henan University of Chinese Medicine has produced more than 80,000 Chinese-medicine-related talents for the society. The alumni can be found in every corner of the world and they have made great contributions to the human health, the social and economic development and the construction of the Alma Mater with their intelligence, talents, sweats and devotion.
The founders of Henan Chinese medicine cause and the national renowned Chinese medicine masters of the older generation are as follows: Li Zhenhua ( one of the first Chinese Medicine Master, the former President of Henan College of TCM and the pioneer of Chinese medicine education in the new China), Shao Jingming (a master in acupuncture, the receiver of the special allowance from the State Council, the first national distinguished veteran Chinese medicine doctors and the winner of Lifelong Career Achievement Award of the Chinese medicine cause of Henan province), Zhang Wangzhi (the national distinguished veteran Chinese medicine doctor and an famous expert in ophthalmology), Pang Qingzhi (the national distinguished veteran Chinese medicine doctor and an expert in gynaecology), Cai Fuyang (the national distinguished veteran Chinese medicine doctor and an expert in ENT), Yuan Zizhen (the national distinguished veteran Chinese medicine doctor and an expert in heart and brain diseases), Feng Huaxun, Shi Guanqing, Zhao Qingli, Lü Chengquan, Gao Tisan (the national distinguished veteran Chinese medicine doctor and a great master in internal medicine), etc.
Currently, the Chinese medicine masters who are still active in clinical treatment are as follows: Tang Zuxuan (the Chinese Medicine Master, the NPC representative and the deputy director in Thrombus Diseases Branch of China Association of Chinese Medicine), Zhang Lei (the Chinese Medicine Master, the former deputy director of the Health Department of Henan province and the president of Henan Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine), Cui Gongrang (the national distinguished veteran Chinese medicine doctor, the national expert with prominent contributions and the receiver of the special allowance from the State Council), Men Chengfu (the national distinguished veteran Chinese medicine doctor, the famous expert in gynaecology and barrenness, and the owner of Lifelong Career Achievement Award of the Chinese medicine cause in Henan province), Mao Dexi (the national distinguished veteran Chinese medicine doctor, one of the first 100 national experts on science popularization and the owner of Lifelong Career Achievement Award of the Chinese medicine cause in Henan province), Hou Shiliang (the national distinguished veteran Chinese medicine doctor and the owner of Lifelong Career Achievement Award of the Chinese medicine cause in Henan province), Ding Ying (the national-level famous teacher, the deputy director of Paediatrics Commission in China Association of Chinese Medicine, the chief expert of Speciality Stubborn Diseases Project supported by the national Eleventh Five Plan), Li Jiansheng (vice president of Henan University of Chinese Medicine, doctoral supervisor and the leading talent of the National 10000 Talents Plan and Millions of Talents Projects), Wang Shengqi ( the assessment experts of the national new medicine, the director of Academy of Military Medical Sciences and the winner of the Second-class Merit), Wang yaoxian (the dean of the First Clinical Medical College of Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, the president of Dongzhimen Hospital-Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, and vice president of Nephropathy Branch of China Association of Chinese medicine), Si Fuchun (the national candidate for the Millions of Talents Projects), Zhu Mingjun (the national candidate for the Millions of Talents Projects, the academic leader of the national key cardiovascular diseases, and the president of the First Affiliated Hospital of Henan University of Chinese Medicine), etc.
The leading talent representatives of Henan provincial Chinese medicine cause are as follows: Xu Erping (president of Henan University of Chinese Medicine, deputy director of Formulaeology Branch in China Association of Chinese medicine, and the key academic leader of the State Administration of TCM), Zheng Yuling (doctoral supervisor, the famous expert for integrative medicine therapy on cancer prevention, the former vice president of Zhengzhou University, the former president of Henan University of Chinese Medicine, and the national "March 8 Red-Banner Holder"), Du Tianxin (president of Orthopedic Research Institute of Henan province) and etc.
Representatives of state governments and institutions are as follows: Li Songwu (director of the Second Division of the Office of the Central Organization Establishment Committee), Ma Jianzhong (the former Party Group member and the deputy director of the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine), Liang Xiaoxia (the former Party Secretary of Zhengzhou Institute of Aeronautical Industry Management), Ma Xianmin (the secretary of party leadership group and the director of Guangdong Intellectual Property Bureau), Zhu Shixi (the former Minister of organization department of Henan provincial party committee, the mayor of Zhumadian City), Zhang Chonggang (the deputy director of the Henan Provincial Health and Family Planning Commission and the director of Traditional Chinese Medicine Administration of Henan Province), Zheng Xuebao (the former president of Guangdong Medical College), Zhang Ronghua (vice president of Jinan University) and so on.
The elite representatives in business are as follows: Zhao Changjia (the president and CEO of Shanghai Changjia Goup International Holding Limited and the permanent director of China Entrepreneurs Forum), Sun Yaozhi (the president of Wanxi Zhongjing Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. and the NPC representative), Xiong Weizheng (the president of Lingrui Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd, and the NPC representative), Niu Rui (the president of Chengdu Yongkang Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd), Yuan Xianmin (the vice president of China Resources Pharmaceutical Group Limited), Wang Chaoyang (the president of Shanghai Yudan Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd), Chen Guangfei (the general manager of Beijing Zhongmei Huayi Investment Management Company and the president of Sanquan Medical College of Xinxiang Medical University) and so on.
Among the alumni who went abroad to spread the culture of Chinese medicine to the world, there are Li Xiumin (the Lifelong Professor of Mount Sinai School of Medicine and the winner of the "2016 Future Health Technology Award" awarded by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Liu Yanze (the famous medical scientist living in the United States and a professor in the Institute of Medicinal Plants of the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences), Ma Zhongxue (the president of the University of Herbal Medicine, USA), Wu Binjiang ( the president of Ontario College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Canada, the selected experts of the Chinese medicine project "100 People and 100 Items" among Overseas Chinese), Zhao Liqin (vice chairman of the Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture in UK, and the president of Zhongjing Yishengtang Hospital in UK), Yang Gaocai from Switzerland (the founder of a chain diagnosis and treatment institution of Chinese medicine), Feng Haiyan (an academic member of Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture Association of Australia), Diana (the executive director of Antong Applied Science Institute of Macao), etc.
These famous medical experts, scientists, management talents and entrepreneurs are the best representatives of the large group of excellent alumni. They are active in various fields such as politics, business, medicine and research and they can be found all over the world. With their unrelenting efforts and brilliant achievements, they have facilitated the economic and social construction, the development of science, education and culture of China and Henan province, and promoted the inheritance of Chinese medicine culture and the take-off of the Chinese medicine cause.
At present, there are altogether 30 alumni associations established by Henan University of Chinese Medicine and 5 of which are abroad: the UK Alumni Association, the Canada Alumni Association, the U.S. Alumni Association, the Swiss Alumni Association and the Australia Alumni Association; 7 of which are out of Henan province: the Beijing Alumni Association, the Shanghai Alumni Association, the Guangzhou Alumni Association, the Chengdu Alumni Association, the Tianjin Alumni Association, the Xinjiang Alumni Association and the Guangxi Alumni Association; and 18 are from various cities in Henan province.