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Linda Carol New

BMJ 2017; 359 doi: (Published 20 October 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;359:j4821
  1. David Ward,
  2. Justin Bendig

Just after starting her A levels, and intending to study languages or geography at university, Linda Carol New had appendicitis. As a result of her experience in hospital she changed direction and decided to become a doctor. At medical school, she achieved a first and won several prizes. As part of her intercalated BSc, Linda did a research module in the microbiology department, studying Toxoplasma, and this set her on her …

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