Yan Runming (1921-)
Born in Wuqing County of Tianjin in 1921, Dr, Yan Runming studied in Beijing Huabei College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 1938. After graduation she followed the famous doctors Zhao Shuping and Li Chunxuan. She began to practice medicine after she passed the examination of the Nanjing Academy of Examination in 1947. From 1952 to 1957, she studied in the Medical Department of Beijing Medical College (the present Beijing Medical University). From 1958 to 1963, she worked in the Acupuncture Department of the Sino-Mongolian Friendship Hospital in the People’s Republic of Mongol, where she was awarded the title of Hero of Labour Decoration. Since 1966, she has been invited to give lectures and treatments in Pakistan, Japan, and India, and other countries. Her works Miraculous Pivot Teaching Materials and Gynecology Teaching Materials have been published. She is now chief of the Acupunc­ture Department, Xiyuan Hospital, China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and a council member of the Chinese Acupuncture Association. (source : Essentials of Contemporary Chinese Acupuncturist Clinical Experience. Beijing : Foreign Languages.1989)