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Donalda M Smith

BMJ 2019; 364 doi: (Published 29 March 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;364:l1405
  1. Sally Hay,
  2. Moira Houston

Having completed her highers at Dollar Academy at the age of 16, Donalda Morgan was initially too young to enrol on a medical course and so studied botany for a year at Edinburgh University, taking up medicine there as soon as she was old enough.

Donalda’s career initially took her to Newcastle Children’s Hospital, where she worked on a team pioneering the treatment of children with tuberculosis with antibiotics. As a …

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