Shao Ching Chuan Edit Profile
Dr. Chuan studied medicine at the Peiyang Medical College, Tianjin from where he graduated in 1904.
In 1805 Dr. Chuan was attached to the Chinese Imperial Mission to Tibet as a doctor. He accompanied the same mission to India. Returning to China he became professor of anatomy and medicine at the Peiyang Medical College. He remained with that college until 1910, and in 1911 played a prominent part in the campaign against the plague in North Manchuria.
Dr. Chuan went to America and spent one year at John Hopkins University in 1912 and spent another year at the sanitary school at Harvard University. While studying in America, he was appointed by the Chinese government to attend the Congress of International Red Cross in 1912 and the International Congress of Medicine in London in 1913.
Returning to China after the London Congress Dr. Chuan was again appointed Professor of Medicine at the Peiyang Medical College. Later he became Surgeon-General of the Chinese Army and director of the Army Medical College. Since 1914 he has been holding both positions concurrently.
During General Chang Hsun’s monarchical movement in 1917 he was councilor to the Ministry of War and was attached to Marshal Tuan’s army as a secretary.
In 1918 Dr. Chuan was sent to Sichuan to fight the plague and fought it successfully. In March 1920 he was conferred the Second Order of Chiaho. In April 1921 he was appointed by the government as special delegate to the International Congress of Medicine and Pharmacy to be held at Brussels, Belgium, in September.
In June 1922 Dr. Chuan was appointed Vice-Minister of Education when Kao Er-hung was Acting Minister. This position he held only for a month. In July 1922 Dr. Chuan was awarded the Second Order of Tashou Chiaho; in January 1923 - the Second Order of Tashou Paokuang Chiaho and in March 1923, the First Order of Tashou Paokuang Chiaho.
In August 1922 Dr. Chuan was appointed Chief of the Metropolitan Plague Prevention Service. This position he held until April 1923. Since spring 1924 Dr. Chuan had been in Charge of the Public Health of Tsingtao.
August, 1922 - April, 1923