September 2014 to date: Associate Professor, Programme Leader in Postgraduate Courses Chinese Medicine, School of Health and Social Sciences, Middlesex University
December 2008 to September 2014: Principal Lecturer, Programme Leader in Postgraduate Courses Chinese Medicine, School of Health and Social Sciences, Middlesex University
September 2007 to November 2008: Senior Lecturer, Programme Leader in Postgraduate Courses Chinese Medicine, School of Health and Social Sciences, Middlesex University
January 2000 – to September 2007: Senior Lecturer, Programme Leader and Assistant Curriculum Leader in Traditional Chinese Medicine, School of Health and Social Sciences, Middlesex University.
September 1999 – to December 2000: Senior Lecturer in Traditional Chinese Medicine, School of Health and Social Sciences, Middlesex University.
October 1995- December 1999: Post-Doctoral Researcher to Professor L E Lanyon (Principal and Dean) in Department of Veterinary Basic Sciences, The Royal Veterinary College, University of London, U.K.
October 1990- September 1994: Post-MSc Researcher to Professor L E Lanyon in Department of Veterinary Basic Sciences, The Royal Veterinary College, University of London, U.K.
January 1988-October 1990: Research Student and Laboratory Technician, Nuffield Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Oxford, U.K.
July 1983-December 1987: Lecturer and Chief House Officer, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, San Yuan Li, Guangzhou, China.
December 1975-August 1978: Apprentice to Dr. Ziqing Lu in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shaping Regional Hospital, Heshan City, Guangdong Province, China.
Postgraduate Certificate for Higher Education (PGCertHE): Middlesex University. 25 June 2002
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Medicine: Thesis entitled "The interaction of mechanical strain and sex hormones in bone's adaptive responses to load-bearing”. University of London. 4th September 1995.
Master of Science (MSc) in Medicine (by research). Thesis entitled "Bone and Neurotransmitters”. Oxford University. 26th October 1991
Bachelor of Medicine (MB): Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine. 1st July 1983
First Aider. Middlesex University. Health and Safety Executive. 25th August 2006
Current work including administrative and professional duties/roles etc
Articles and chapters in edited books:
M.Z.Cheng, G.Zaman, S.C.F.Rawlinson, R.F.L.Suswillo, L.E.Lanyon (1995) Interaction between mechanical loading and sex hormones in organ culture of rat ulna. In: Advances in Osteoporosis. Edited by Z.Liu and Y Xue. International Academic Publishers, Beijing, China. pp. 183-185.
British Acupuncture Council; Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine; Royal Society of Medicine
Links with partner/business orgs etc
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) including:
Cheng, Ming Zhao (2016) Treatment of bone and joint diseases with pure TCM methods. In: The Second Conference & International Forum of Bone and Joint Speciality Committee of World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies, 18 Jun 2016, Shenzhen, China.
Tsai, Jason and Chulong, Xue and Cheng, Ming Zhao (2004) Research on the comprehensive treatments of Chinese medicine: questionnaires of the patients’ profile of a teaching centre of Middlesex University. Conference Publication, 2004 International Conference on Traditional Chinese Medicine .
Cheng, Ming Zhao (2015) Chinese medicine treatments for bone and joint diseases in the UK. In: Inaugural Conference of Specialty Committee of Bone and Joint Diseases of World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies: First International Forum on Bone and Joint Diseases, 21-23 Aug 2015, Beijing, China.
Cheng, Ming Zhao (2016) The management of oesophageal cancer with acupuncture and Chinese medicine: a case study. The Journal of Chinese Medicine (110). pp. 13-17. ISSN 0143-8042
Kwong, Kanny Wai-Han and Cheng, Ming Zhao (2016) Treatment of depression by Chinese herbal medicine – a case study. The Journal of Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture, 23 (1). pp. 52-55. ISSN 1745-6843