Professor Zhou Zhong Ying, born in 1928. His father began teaching him Traditional Chinese Medicine in 1941, and he received further training at Shanghai Medical College in 1947 and Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 1955. In the period between 1956 and 1983 he worked in the department of Internal Medicine at the Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing University of TCM as a doctor, chief physician and professor. From 1983 to 1991 he was president of Nanjing University of TCM. Professor Zhou is one of China’s foremost TCM doctors. In his first 46 years of clinical work, he has gained extensive experience in the practice of TCM, especially in the treatment of acute and intractable diseases, and he is particularly interested in the relationship between Qi and Blood, and Phlegm and stagnant Blood. He has written 22 books on TCM, some of which are used by undergraduate students in colleges of TCM all over China. These include Traditional Chinese Internal Medicine, and General Description of Traditional Chinese Medicine. He has also written and published over 80 articles in TCM journals for a wide range of readership.