Department of Medical Technology was established in 1998, having 9 branches including 7 teaching-research sections and 2 experimental centers, namely, Office of Basic Clinical Laboratory Medicine and Blood Examination, Office of Clinical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Detecting, Office of Clinical Immunology and Pathogenic Examination, Office of Medical Imaging Diagnosis, Office of Medical Imaging Technology, Office of Ophthalmology and Optometry, Office of Physics, Laboratory Testing Center, and Medical Imaging Center. The department possesses an experimental building of over 3,000 square meters, and it also has about 900 sets ofequipment for teaching and scientific research with the total value of more than 15 million RMB.
Department ofMedical Technology has always attached great importance to discipline construction and actively carried out academic research. In recent years, teachers from Department of Medical Technology have presided over and undertaken more than 30 scientific research projects at national, provincial, university levels and quality engineering projects. In addition, they have published more than onehundred papers, and participated in compiling or served as editor-in-chief for over 20 textbooks. The specialty of medical laboratory science was approved as the“Provincial Characteristic Major” and“Provincial Experimental Area of the Innovation of Talents Cultivating Mode” by Shaanxi Provincial Education Department in 2011 and 2014 respectively. Moreover, the teaching team of medical laboratory science is named“Provincial Excellent Teaching Team”, and the course ofClinical Microbiology and Laboratory Testing is named“Provincial High-quality Course”. What’s more,Department ofMedical Technology has one key discipline, one undergraduate characteristic major, one key major, one experimental teaching demonstration center of the university and three excellent courses of the university.