Meilien HoBMJ 2016; 355 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i5566 (Published 17 October 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;355:i5566
- Brigitte Yip,
- Donald Cruickshank
Meilien Ho was born in Penang, Malaysia, the second of four children. She attended Island Girls’ School and St George’s Girls’ in Georgetown, where she excelled at sports, in particular swimming, and she held records in Malaysia for the butterfly stroke. She completed her A levels at Manchester High School for Girls.
Meilien studied medicine at Glasgow University, graduating in 1985. After house jobs and training in general medicine in the west …