Hsu Chow

Hsu Chow, who was born in 1919 in Nantong, Jiangsu province, graduated from Zhejiang Medical College in 1938 and received a master’s degree in public health from the University of Minnesota 1949. 

Upon returning to China after graduation, Hsu played an important role in establishing the Zhejiang Health Experimental Academy and served as dean of the Zhejiang Academy of Medicine. 

Hsu has edited many textbooks and books about public health, and is considered a pioneer and leader in the field of preventative medicine.