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anatomist , educator

Maung Maung, Burmese anatomist, educator. Fellow, World Health Organization, 1966-1969, Office Medical Education, Research and Development, Michigan; government scholar, Ministry of Education, Yangon, 1954-1961, Fulbright-Hay scholar, 1975-1976.


Maung, Maung was born on July 21, 1939 in Monywa, Burma. Son of Maung Hla Maung and Ma Aye Sein.


B Medicine B Surgery, University Rangoon, Burma, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, University London, 1969. Master of Arts, Michigan State University, 1976.


Lecturer Institute Medicine II, Rangoon, 1964—1972, professor anatomy, 1972—1985, Institute Medicine I, Rangoon, 1985—1998, University Malaysia, Saranak, since 1998, chairman faculty health medicine and health science, member faculty management committee, 2003—2005. General secretary Burma Medical Association, 1981—1982. Member National Literature Awards Burma, 1988—1998.

Exminer University Malaysia, Sarawak, since 2000. External examiner International Medical University, 2004—2006. Major Medical Corps Myanmar armed forces, 1961-1972.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Science, Sex and Marriage, 1970, Man and Maladies, 1974 (National award), Of Human Body, 1975 (National award). Editor: Research Journal, University Rangoon, 1976-1998. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Secretary Burma Red Cross Society, Lashio, Myanmar, 1963—1964. President Sports Committee II, Yangon, Myanmar, 1972—1973. Member of Myanmar Medical Alumni Association (patron 2006), Anatomical Society Great Britain and Ireland.


  • Other Interests

    Reading, writing, Scrabble, chess, walking.


Married Ma Nan Ommar, May 24, 1978. Children: Yupar Nyo, El Sabai Nyo.

Maung Hla Maung

Ma Aye Sein

Ma Nan Ommar

Yupar Nyo Maung

El Sabai Nyo Maung