Chinese Journal of Medical History / Zhong Hua Yi Shi Za Zhi

[This article belongs to Volume - 52, Issue - 4]

Abstract :

Professor Cheng Zhifan (1922-2018), was a famous contemporary Chinese medical historian and medical history educator, who successively served as the deputy editor in chief, editor in chief and honorary editor in chief for the Chinese Journal of Medical History. He developed the Chinese Journal of Medical History into an important academic journal in the field of Chinese medical history. He had his 46 papers published in the Chinese Journal of Medical History. The papers published in his youth and middle age focused on the study of western medical history. In his later years, he shifted the focus of his research into the education of medical history and the comparative study of Chinese and Western medicine. He devoted his life to teaching and research of medical history, paid close attention to the Chinese Journal of Medical History and made an important contribution to the development of medical history