First and foremost teaching of Medical microbiology at the University of Pharmacy, Mandalay was done by Dr. KhinNyein Wan, University of Dental Medicine, Mandalay and Dr. KhinKhin Moe, Department of Pathology, University of Medicine, Mandalay. Then, teaching staff of University of Pharmacy were appointed and the task was carried out by the staff of University of Pharmacy March 2013. Previously, compartment system was carried out with the pharmaceutical microbiology subject.In total 100 marks, Medical Microbiology was (50) marks and Pharmaceutical Microbiology was (50) marks.
When the University was moved to the present place near Taw-twin village in Amarapura Township, Dr. YuzanaHtoon had become the Assistant Lecturer and head of the Medical Microbiology Department at the University of Pharmacy on 8th March 2013 according to the new set-up. However, Dr. YuzanaHtoon transferred to University of medicine, Mandalay on 22nd February 2016. In 2017, Medical Microbiology was changed as a separate subject and also introduced practical on microscopy and staining, culture methods and identification of organisms. Professor Cho ChoOo served as a Professor and head of the Medical Microbiology Department from 23rd February, 2017 to 21st August, 2019.
Now, the Department has a Head (Professor) from University of Medicine,Mandalay, an Assistant Lecturer and one demonstrator. It is run by the present head, Professor Khin NweNweOo and the staff members. Medical Microbiology is taught as a subject only to the third year students.