Compiled from the following sources:
Special biographic research
Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2002-2006
Who's Who, Current Chinese Leaders
Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2003-2005
Zhongguo Gongchandang Lijie Zhongyang Weiyuan Dacidian, 1921-2003
Beijing: Zhonggong dangshi chubanshe 2004
XINHUA Online (China View)
Career Data Updated:
Zhang Daning 张大宁
Vice-Chairman of the 12th Central Committee of the Chinese Peasants and Workers Democratic Party; Vice-Chairman of the CPPCC Municipal Committee of Tianjin Municipality
Zhang Daning, male, Han nationality, is a native of Tianjin. He was born in 1944.
A specialist on nephrosis and a professor, Zhang hails from a long line of traditional medicine practitioners. In fact, he is a member of a five-generation family that has pursued traditional Chinese medicine.
His leadership positions have been primarily concentrated in his hometown of Tianjin. He served as the vice-president and director of the research chamber for nephrodystrophy and geriatrics at Tianjin Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine. He was also vice-chairman of the Tianjin branch of the All-China Youth Federation.
Zhang is the president of the International Society of Traditional Chinese Medicine for Nephrodystrophy . He also served as the vice-chairman of the China Association for Promoting Research of Traditional Chinese Medicine. In 1993, he became the chairman of a traditional medicine foundation named in his honor.
Zhang‘s research has focused on nephrodystrophy. He established a theory on heart-kidney axis systems. As a result of his research, he has won several national awards for traditional Chinese medicine. In 1990, Zhang lectured in Taiwan.
In 1997, he became the vice-chairman of the 12th Chinese Peasants and Workers Democratic Party Central Committee.
Recent Career Data
||Vice-Chairman, CPPCC, Municipal Committee Tianjin Municipality
||Member, 9th CPPCC, National Committee, Standing Committee
||Vice-Chairman, 12th Chinese Peasants and Workers Democratic Party, Central Committee
||Member, 8th CPPCC, National Committee
||Member, 7th CPPCC, National Committee
||Head, Bureau of Public Health Tianjin, Heping District (Education Group)