DAW MOE THU ZAR

B.Sc. , B.Sc(Hons)., M.Sc,Dip Med.Ed.

1.Brief  History of the Department

The Department of Zoology was established in 1963, at Mingaladon,when first year medical students were started to accept for admission from qualified fresh matriculates.The Department was then organized with five teaching staff-one Head of the Department, one Assistant Lecturer and three Demonstrators, and with two laboratory staffs. In 1992,The organization of the Department was promoted to seven teaching staffs with one Lecturer and Head of the Department ,two Assistant Lecturers and four Demonstrators. After the new buildings for Premedical Departments were constructed in 1995 at North Okkalapa,the Department of Zoology has moved to the new Campus of the Institute of Medicine2,now standing at the North Okkalapa Township,Yangon.

In 2002,the organization of the Department was promoted to 34 teaching staffs with one Lecturer and Head of the Department,three Lecturers,ten Assistant Lecturers and twenty Demonstrators.

 

 

  1. Former Heads

Daw Kyi Kyi

(1963-1964)

Daw Khin Htwe Myint

(1964-1967)

Dr Molly Maung

(1967-1969)

Daw Yin May

(1969-1974)

Daw Hla Hla May

(1974-1982)

DawTin Nwe Kha

(1982-1990)

U Thein Htun

(1990-2006)

Daw WinWin Myint

(2006-2008)

Daw Mi Mi Khine

(2009-2011)

Daw Khin KhinKyaw

(2011-2017)

Group Photo of Full Time Staff

  1. Course

Undergraduate course (Foundation Year.)

Total Teaching Hours : 82 hrs

Theory                21 hrs

Practical             20 hrs

SGD                   41 hrs

Total                  82 hrs

 

  1. Aim and Objective

Departmental Objectives

Aims

The student should acquire prerequisite knowledge, skill and attitude for basic medical studies and develop learning behavior suitable for continuing medical education.

 

Objective

At the end of the course in Zoology, the learner should be able to:

 

Knowledge

  1. Describe some organisms causing health problems in community.
  2. Explain the structures and functions of mammalian body systems.

Skill

  1. Identify some pathogenic parasites and common vectors affecting the health of man.

Attitude

  1. Establish a habit of scientific approach on accurate observation and drawing of valid conclusions.
  2. Develop learning behavior suitable for continuing medical education.