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Chronological table

1973

Sep.

A preparatory committee was created at Shizuoka University for the founding of a national medical college.

1974

Jun.

Hamamatsu University School of Medicine was found.

Faculty of Medicine, University Library and Administration Bureau were established.

Departments of Anatomy I, Physiology I, Biochemistry I, Pathology I, Microbiology, Internal Medicine I, Surgery I and Radiology were established in the Faculty of Medicine.

Ethics, Psychology, Legal, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, English and German were established in the Liberal Arts.

Jul.

The first entrance ceremony for the Faculty of Medicine was held.

1975

Mar.

The Educational Building was completed.

Apr.

A preparatory committee was formed to establish the University Hospital.

Departments of Anatomy Ⅱ, Physiology Ⅱ, Pathology Ⅱ, Pharmacology, Internal Medicine Ⅱ, Obstetrics & Gynecology and Pediatrics were established in the Faculty of Medicine.

1976

Mar.

The Welfare Facilities were completed.

Mar.

Gymnasium was completed.

May

Departments of Hygiene, Public Health, Parasitology, Legal Medicine, Surgery Ⅱ, Orthopedic Surgery and Ophthalmology were established in the Faculty of Medicine.

Dec.

The first memorial service was held for deceased donor.

1977

Mar.

The Basic and Clinical Research Building was completed.

Mar.

RI Experimental Animals Institute, the Headquarters Building and the Educational Building were completed.

Apr.

The University Hospital was established.

Departments of Internal Medicine Ⅲ, Psychiatry, Dermatology, Urology, Otorhinolaryngology, and Anesthesiology were established in the Faculty of Medicine.

Clinical Care Departments of Internal Medicine I and Ⅱ, Psychiatry, Pediatrics, Surgery I and Ⅱ, Orthopedics, Dermatology, Urology, Ophthalmology, Otolaryngology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Radiology, Anesthesiology, Dentistry & Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery were established in the University Hospital.

Clinical Laboratories, Radiological Center, Surgical Operation and Central Supply were established in Central Clinical Facilities.

Hospital Pharmacy and Nursing were established.

Nov.

Partial Hospital Building was constructed and the Outpatient Services started.

Dec.

The building of the University Hospital was completed.

1978

Mar.

The Waste Disposal Center was completed.

Apr.

Departments of Biochemistry Ⅱ and Neurosurgery were established in the Faculty of Medicine.

Clinical Care Departments of Medicine Ⅲ, Neurosurgery were established in the University Hospital.

The Water Disposal Center was established.

May

The dedication of deceased donors memorial was held.

Nov.

The University Library building was completed.

1979

Mar.

Swimming pool and Handayama Hall were completed.

Apr.

Experimental Animals Institute was established.

Dec.

The Martial Art Hall was completed.

1980

Mar.

The first degree award ceremony for the Faculty of Medicine, School of Medicine was held.

Apr. Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Doctoral Degree Program was established.
Apr. The first entrance ceremony for Graduate School of Medicine Doctoral Degree Program was held.

1981

Apr. The Research Equipment Center was established.

1984

Feb. 10th anniversary commemoration of the University was held.
Mar. The first degree award ceremony for Graduate School of Medicine Doctoral Degree Program was held.
Apr. Dentistry & Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Department was established in the Faculty of Medicine.
1985 May The Health Administration Center was established.
1987 Dec. 10th anniversary commemoration of the University Hospital was held.
1988 May Diagnostic Pathology was established in Central Clinical Facilities.
Oct. Basic and Clinical Research Building Annex was completed.
1989 Jun. Department of Laboratory Medicine was established in the Faculty of Medicine.
Oct. Department of Medical Photonics was established by donation in the School of Medicine.
1990 Mar. The MRI-CT Center was completed.
Jun. Japanese & Japanese Affairs was established in the Liberal Arts.
Department of Anesthesiology was renamed to the Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine in the Faculty of Medicine.

Clinical Care Department of Anesthesiology was renamed to the Clinical Care Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine.

1991 Apr. Photon Medical Research Center was established.
Emergency Unit was established in the Central Clinical Facilities.
1993 Apr. Intensive Care Unit was established in the Central Clinical Facilities.
Jun. Water Disposal Center was renamed to the Center for Medical Waste Management.
Oct. Department of Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics was established by donation in the School of Medicine.
1994 May Blood Transfusion Unit was established in the Central Clinical Facilities.
Jun. 20th anniversary commemoration of the University was held.
1995 Apr. The Faculty of Nursing was established.
Life Science was established in the Liberal Arts.
The first entrance ceremony for the Faculty of Nursing was held.
Jun. The foundation ceremony of the Faculty of Nursing was held.
Sep. Information Processing Center was established.
1996 Mar. International Residence was completed.
Apr. Department of Basic Nursing, Clinical Nursing and Community Nursing were established in the Faculty of Nursing.
Informatics was established in the Liberal Arts.
Medical Informatics was established in the Central Clinical Facilities.
1997 Apr. Endoscopic & Photodynamic Medicine was established in the Central Clinical Facilities.
July Partial construction of the Nursing Faculty Building.
Nov. 20th anniversary commemoration of the University Hospital was held.
1998 Feb. Nursing Faculty Building was completed.
Mar. Kyudo Ground was completed.
Apr. Department of Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics was established in the Faculty of Medicine.
Blood Purification Unit was established in the Central Clinical Facilities.
Clinical Care Departments of Cardiology, Cardiovascular Surgery were established in the University Hospital.
1999 Mar. The first degree award ceremony for the Faculty of Nursing, School of Medicine was held.
Apr. Graduate School of Medical Sciences was renamed to Graduate School of Medicine & Nursing. Master's Degree Program was established.
Rehabilitation Center was established in the Central Clinical Facilities.
The first entrance ceremony for the Graduate School of Nursing Master's Degree Program was held.
Dec. The Photon Medical Research Center Building was completed.
2000 Apr. Admissions Office and Computing & Network Planning Office were established in the Administration Bureau.
2001 Mar. The first degree award ceremony for Graduate Master's Degree Program School of Medicine was held.
Apr. Drug Investigation Center was established in the Central Clinical Facilities.
The Photon Medical Research Center Building was reorganized.
Dec. The Translational Research Center was completed.
2002 Apr. Department of Emergency Medicine was established in the Faculty of Medicine.
Perinatal Center was established in the Central Clinical Facilities.
Sep. Clinical & Molecular Genetics Center was established in the Central Clinical Facilities.
Oct. The first entrance ceremony for the enrollees in the second-year program in the Faculty of Medicine was held.
Nov. Clinical Care Departments of Rehabilitation was established in the University Hospital.
2003 Mar. NICU was established in the University Hospital.

Apr.

Medical Welfare Support Center was established in the Central Clinical Facilities.
Sep. Our research program entitled "Medical Photonics" was selected as one of the 21st century COE programs by JSPS.
2004 Apr. The National University Corporation Hamamatsu University School of Medicine started.
The majors of Doctoral Degree program were rearranged to 4 majors; Advanced Photo Medicine, Integrated Functional Medicine, Frontier Medicine and Infectious Disease Control & Preventive Medicine.
Medical Welfare Support Center and Drug Investigation Center in the Central Clinical Facilities were reorganized to the Medical Welfare Support Center and Center for Clinical Research in the University Hospital.
Post Graduate Clinical Training Center and Medical Safety Administration Office were established in the University Hospital.
Administration Bureau was reorganized and General Affairs Division, Personnel Division, Student Affairs Division and Admissions Division were established. (Admissions Office was expanded.)
Nov. 30th anniversary commemoration of the University was held.
2005 Apr. 12 Divisions of the Liberal Arts were reorganized into the Department of Integrated Human Sciences.
Departments of Anatomy I and Ⅱ were integrated into a single Department of Anatomy.
Departments of Hygiene and Public Health were integrated into a single Department of Community Health & Preventive Medicine.
The Clinical Nutrition Unit was established in the Central Clinical Facilities.
Facilities & Medical Affairs Division was reorganized to the Medical Affairs Division and Facilities Division.
May Chemotherapy Center was established in the Central Clinical Facilities.
Chemotherapy Center was established in the University Hospital.
Jul. GCU was established in the University Hospital.
2006 Apr. Departments of Microbiology and Parasitology were integrated into the Department of Infectious Diseases.
Research Center for Child Mental Development was established.
Psychosomatic Medicine was established in the University Hospital.
Outpatient Clinics was established in the Central Clinical Facilities.
Jul. Audit office was established.
Research Cooperation Office was established in General Affairs Division in Administration Bureau.
Oct. Clinical Care Departments of Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics was established in the University Hospital.
Oncology Center was established in the University Hospital.
2007 Jan. Molecular Imaging Frontier Research Center was established.
Hospital Reform Promotion Office was established in Administration Bureau.
Jan. Construction of the Hospital Ward was started.
Feb. Clinical Care Departments of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery was established in the University Hospital.
Apr. Department of Molecular Medicine was established by donation in the School of Medicine.
Blood Transfusion Unit was reorganized to the Transfusion & Cell Therapy in the Central Clinical Facilities.
Intractable Disease Support Center was established in the University Hospital.
May HUSM crèche Kirari was established.
Jul. Medical Instruments Administrative Center was established in the Central Clinical Facilities.
Oct. Cancer Education & Research Center was established.
Department of Regional Medical Management Studies was established by donation in the School of Medicine.
Nov. 30th anniversary commemoration of the University Hospital was held.
2008 Jan. Department of Molecular Anatomy was established in the Molecular Imaging Frontier Research Center.
Apr. Graduate Course of Midwifery was established.
2009 Apr. Osaka University, Kanazawa University and Hamamatsu University School of Medicine created the United Graduate School of Child Development.
Research Cooperation Section and Hospital Management Support Section were established in the Administration Bureau.
June New Hospital Ward was completed.
2010 Apr. Medical Records Center was established in the Central Clinical Facilities.
May Department of Medical Education was established by donation in the School of Medicine.
2011 Apr. The Photon Medical Research Center and Molecular Imaging Frontier Research Center were integrated to The Medical Photonics Research Center.
The Collaboration Center for Medical Innovation (PET-CT and Cyclotron Facilities) was established.
Department of Medical Education was established by donation in the School of Medicine.
Jun. Clinical Care Departments of Diagnostic Pathology was established in the University Hospital.
2012 Jan. Department of Regional Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine was established by donation in the School of Medicine.
Apr. Departments' renaming took place in the Faculty of Medicine; Physiology I to Neurophysiology, Physiology Ⅱ to Medical Physiology, Biochemistry I to Molecular Biology, Biochemistry Ⅱ to Biochemistry, Pathology I to Tumor Pathology, Pathology Ⅱ to Regenerative & Infectious Pathology and Emergency Medicine to Emergency & Disaster Medicine.
4 majors of the Doctoral Degree program, Advanced Photo Medicine, Integrated Functional Medicine, Frontier Medicine and Infectious Disease Control & Preventive Medicine, were integrated into 1 major, Medicine.
United Graduate School of Child Development was reorganized and renamed the United Graduate School of Child Development, Osaka University, Kanazawa University, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Chiba University and University of Fukui.
The Medical Education Center was established.
Simulation Center was established in the University Hospital.
Hospital Reform Promotion Office was abolished.
May. Department of Clinical Oncology was established in the Faculty of Medicine.
Jun. Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Family Medicine was established by donation in the School of Medicine.
Aug. Information Processing Center was reorganized to Information Technology Center.
Public Relations Office was established.
2013 Apr. Clinical Care Department of Pediatric Surgery was established in the University Hospital.
Liver Health Support & Counselling Services and Infection Control & Prevention Center were established in the University Hospital.
Nov. Department of Family & Community Medicine was established by donation in the School of Medicine.
2014 Feb. Woman Doctor Support Center was established in the University Hospital.
Apr. Project Promoting Office was established.
July University Emblem & Logo were established.
Nov.

40th anniversary commemoration of the University was held.

2015 Apr.

Department of Radiology was divided into Diagnostic Radiology & Nuclear Medicine and Radiation Oncology in the Faculty of Medicine.

Clinical Care Department of Radiology was divided into Diagnostic Radiology and Radiation Therapy in the University Hospital.

Midwifery course, Master's Degree Program in Nursing was established. (Graduate course of Midwifery was superseded.)

Cancer Education & Research Center was merged into the Department of Clinical Oncology in the Faculty of Medicine.

2016

Jan.

Medical Photonics Research Center, Experimental Animals Institute, Research Equipment Center and Collaboration Center for Medical Innovation were integrated into the Preeminent Medical Photonics Education & Research Center.

Apr.

Department of Anatomy was divided into Organ & Tissue Anatomy and Cellular & Molecular Anatomy in the Faculty of Medicine.

Department of Infectious Diseases was divided into Bacteriology & Immunology and Virology & Parasitology in the Faculty of Medicine.

General-Family Medicine Education & Research Center was established.

International Mass Imaging Center was established.

Department of Geriatric Musculoskeletal Health was established by donation in the School of Medicine.

In the Administration Bureau. The Public Relations Office and Computing & Network Planning Office were set in the General Affairs Division.
Planning & Evaluation Division was established.
Postgraduate Clinical Training Support Office was established in the Medical Affairs Division, Administration Bureau.
Project Promoting Office was abolished.
July Clinical Care Department of Emergency Medicine as established in the University Hospital.
Clinical Education Center was divided into Postgraduate Clinical Education Center in the University Hospital.
The Hamamatsu University School of Medicine Fund was established.
Nov. The University Mascot was determined.
2017 Feb. Institutional Research Office was established.
Apr. Institute for NanoSuit Research was established in the Preeminent Medical Photonics Education & Research Center.
Department of Reproductive perinatology was established by donation in the School of Medicine.
2018 Jan. Integrated Human Sciences & Basic Research Building was completed.
Coorerative Major in Medical Photonics, Doctoral Course in Graduate School of Medicine & Nursing was established.
Apr. Departments of Perioperative Functioning Care & Support and Regional Medical Care Support were established by donation in the School of Medicine.