Lan Zhu, MD

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Beijing, China

Prof. Lan Zhu has been working in Obstetrics and Gynecology (O&G) department, Peking Union Medical College Hospital (PUMCH) since 1993. Now she is the associate director of the department as well as attending and professor. She participated in research and training in Gynecology Laboratory of Prince of Wales Hospital in Hong Kong and O&G department of University of New South Wales in Australia as a visiting scholar. She serves as the secretary of O&G branch of Chinese Medical Association as well as the vice leader of the gynecological pelvic floor group. She is the PUMCH specially-appointed professor, expert reviewer for National Natural Science Foundation of China, expert for Chinese National Clinical Practice Committee, expert with outstanding contribution for Health Ministry, national candidate of Ten Million New Century Talents Project for Personnel Ministry and the recipient of State Council Special Allowance. She got the Ninth National Youth Science and Technology Award and the Second Chinese Female Physician of Wuzhou women’s Science and Technology Award. She is also the member of International Fistula Committee and the chairman for 2012 International Continence Society. She serves as the deputy Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Practical Obstetrics and Gynecology and Chinese Journal of Practical Gynecology and Obstetrics, and the editor of International Urogynecology Journal, Minimally Invasive Journal of Gynecology, Chinese Journals of Obstetrics and Gynecology and many other key journals in O&G field.

Prof. Zhu’s research activities involve urogyneology and female pelvic floor reconstructive surgery, minimally gynecologic surgery, and female reproduction system abnormalities. She developed a series of new surgical methods such as “Xiehe” pelvic floor reconstruction, which are not only more effective and economic but also fit for Asian women’s anatomy better. She is in charge of many national clinical trials and research projects in China. She wrote 7 and translated 6 books as Editor-in-Chief, including the first book on female pelvic floor dysfunction in China named Female Pelvisiology. She has more than 100 papers published on international and national key journals. She achieved 5 Chinese domestic patents for now. She received various awards for her excellent research work including Chinese Medicine Award, National Science and Technique Progress Award and so forth.