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The College of Stomatology SJTU, formerly known as Dental School of Zhendan  University, was founded in 1932. Then in the nationwide restructuring of universities and colleges undertaken in 1952, Faculty of Stomatology of Shanghai Second Medical School, one of the first four faculties of stomatology after the foundation of P.R.C., was established and was renamed as College of Stomatology Shanghai Second Medical University in 1987. College of Stomatology Shanghai Jiao Tong University got its official name in October 2005 with recombination and union of Shanghai Second Medical University into Shanghai Jiao Tong University in July 2007.

Moral education oriented and practice- and innovation-focused, the College of Stomatology is aimed to meet the needs of socialistic modernization construction by fostering high-rank talents especially in the field of dentistry with all-round development and proficiency in both basic science and practical skills. College of Stomatology will always persist in the CPC educational policy and in the perspective to develop into the Asia Dental Center, College of Stomatology has been doing everything possible to meet the increasing requirements for medical and health care, to develop and create a teaching administrative pattern adapting to socialist market economic system, and to further improve the teaching quality. The College of Stomatology SJTU is making great efforts to approach the world cutting to the edge standard of institutions of higher learning in the field of dentistry and to build itself into a brand new institute with Chinese characteristics and Shanghai features, keeping pace with the times and possessing first-rate disciplines, competitive talents and high academic level.

The College of Stomatology SJTU has now 6 Teaching and Research Sections (TRS) for clinical dentistry, 1 section for basic science and another one for Medical English. The 6 clinical TRSs are respectively for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral Medicine, Prosthetic Dentistry, Orthodontics, Pediatric Dentistry and Preventive Dentistry. And the TRS for basic science is comprised of 7 subsections including Oral Physiology, Oral Anatomy, Oral Immunology, Dental Pharmacology, Oral Biology, Oral Histology & Pathology and Dental Materials.

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery discipline is defined as the '211 Project' Key Discipline, Shanghai Leading Academic Discipline, Elite Course of Shanghai Municipal Education Commission, chief-editor unit for one of the national textbook Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and chairman unit of Chinese Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery(CSOMS), Chinese Stomatological Association(CSA). In addition, Department of Oral Medicine is one of the first leading medical disciplines of Shanghai municipality, Department of Prosthetic Dentistry is key discipline of School of Medicine SJTU, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery is National Elite Course Project, and Oral Mucosal Diseases, Prosthetic Dentistry and Orthodontics are Elite Course Construction Project of College of Stomatology SJTU. College of Stomatology SJTU is equipped with 2 training bases respectively for dentistry and clinical medicine, 1 teaching laboratory and 1 medical multi-media courseware database.

Currently,the College of Stomatology SJTU has four outstanding staff, professor QIU Wei-liu (Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery) is Member (Academician) of Chinese Academy of Engineering and also -long (tenured) professor, professor XUE Miao (Department of Prosthodontics) are life-long (tenured) professors, professor ZHANG Zhi-yuan (dean, specialized in oral and maxillofacial surgery) is Science and Technology Elite of Shanghai Municipality. The college has 35 supervisors for Ph.D and M.D. candidates, 48 supervisors for master candidates, 38 clinical professors and 73 associate clinical professors.

Since the opening up to the outside world in 1979, the College of Stomatology SJTU has been receiving a great number of colleagues from 39 countries or districts every year including those from the U.S.A., Japan, France, Korea, U.K., Australia, Germany, and etc. Up till now, College of Stomatology SJTU has been actively involved in the exchange and cooperation with 37 world-renowned universities and has established with them long-term and friendly relationships. Among them are Osaka Dental University, Dental School of Harvard University and Dental School of University of Marseille. In addition, College of Stomatology SJTU has sponsored large-scale international academic forums and conferences. Now, College of Stomatology SJTU is enjoying a higher and higher reputation both at home and abroad.

In 2001, the College of Stomatology SJTU, with the approval of higher authorities, ceased to enroll 5-year undergraduate students and began to enroll formally 7-year graduate students, the number of the students enrolled each year is around 60.

Address: No. 18, Zhi Zao Ju Road 833, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China
TEL: 0086 21 33833534, FAX: 0086 21 33833534
Postal Code: 200011
E-mail:college_of_stomatology_sjtu@hotmail.com  

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