Prof. U Than Win

Retired Rector

Prof. Dr. Than Win, son of Prof. Than  Tun  Rector (Retired) University of Agriculture and Daw Mya Sein, was born in 1953 in Mandalay. His nationality is Myanmar and he is Buddhist. He attended No.9, St. Peter Basic Education High School, Mandalay from K.G to 10th Standard. In 1969, he passed the Matriculation Examination with five distinctions (The Whole Burma 7th) and College Scholarship Award. He was admitted to the University of Medicine, Mandalay and he got credit in Anatomy, Preventive and Social Medicine, Surgery & Obstetrics and Gynaecology subjects during his academic years and graduated MBBS degree in December 1976. He got Luyechun Awards 5 times during his high school and University student life.

He started his service as a Demonstrator, Department of Anatomy, University of Medicine, Mandalay. He attended Post Graduate Training in 1984 and got M.Med.Sc (OG) in January 1986. Then he served as a Demonstrator, Department of Obsterics and Gynaecology and in 1992, he was sent to London as a State Scholar and performed as a Supennumerary Staff House Officer and Registrar in University College Hospital, Bury St. Emunds and achieved MRCOG in November 1993.

In January 1998, he was promoted and transferred to Monywa General Hospital as a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynecologist and in September 2000, he was transferred to Teaching Hospital, Mandalay.

He was promoted and transferred as a lecturer, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Medicine, Mandalay  in June 2001 and assigned as an Associate Professor in Apirl 2003. He got Dr. Med. Sc ( OG ) in 2003, Dip. Med. Ed. in 2004 and FRCOG in 2006. He was promoted as a Professor in June 2007 and was promoted as the Rector of University of Medicine, Mandalay in January 2008. He retired in Apirl 2013, after serving as a Civil Service Officer for 32 years. He got the Best Civil Service Award  in 1997 and he was honoured as an Emeritus Professor of University of Medicine, Mandalay in 2014.

In 2015 General Election, he competed as a representative    of   National League for Democracy  from   No.  (1)  Costituency Chan Aye Thar San Township, Aung Myay Thar San Township and Pathain Gyi Township and was selected as a Parliament Member of Ah Myo Thar Hluttaw. He has been serving as a Chairman of Health, Sports and Cultural Committee in Ah Myo Thar Hluttaw, Vice–Chirman (2) of Law and Special Cases Observation         Commission in Pyi Htaung Su Hluttaw.

In 1977 , while he was serving as a House Officer in Mandalay General Hospital, he got married to his classmate Dr. Ni Ni Tin and has four children. In his student life, he actively participated in Student Council and University Societies and during his teaching staff life , he eagerly took part in Education, Social and Cultural Society Committee and Social Welfare in his community. He takes interest in Medical Educational Science, Computer and Social Media Network and Arts and Literature. He served as a member of the central Commettee of Myanmar Medical Association, Mandalay, Lu Ye Chun Society (upper Myanmar) and No.(9) Basic Education High School (St. Peter) Teachers Homage Paying Ceremony Committee and as the Chairman in Htar Wae Society (Mandalay). He was also a member of Myanmar Medical Association Central Committee and took Social Welfare duties as a Vice-President of Lu Ye Chun (1964- 1988).Association.