Donalda M SmithBMJ 2019; 364 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l1405 (Published 29 March 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;364:l1405
- Sally Hay,
- 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 …