Margaret Lin Xavier : Google Doodle Celebrates Thai physician

Date: May 29, 2020 Posted by: Rohit Gupta In: Google Doodle

Today’s the Search Engine Google is celebrating Margaret Lin Xavier (Lin Srivisarnvaja) มาร์กาเร็ต ลิน เซเวียร์ with attractive Google Doodle in Thailand, she was widely considered Thailand’s first female doctor and Physician, on her 122nd birthday, known colloquially as Dr. Lin, was a Thai physician.

She was the first Thai woman to receive a degree in medicine.

Margaret Lin Xavier

Margaret Lin Xavier Life & Education

Margaret Lin Xavier was born on 29 May 1898 in Bangkok, Thailand (then Siam), to Celestino Maria Xavier, She eventually earned a medical degree from the London School of Medicine for Women and then returned to Thailand in 1924.

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Margaret Lin Xavier Google Doodle Celebrates Thai physician

She joined him in London to pursue education and eventually earned a medical degree from the London Women’s Medical School and returned to Thailand in 1924.

Dr. Lin was only 26 years old when he was admitted to work as an obstetrician at the Thai Red Cross, Chulalongkorn Hospital, and medical facilities of the Ministry of Health, and became the first Thai woman to practice in the country. She became the first Thai woman to earn a medical degree.




She immediately received permission from the Thai Red Cross to open her private clinic. Her sister, pharmacist Chan Xavier, was also trained in England. Dr. Lin served in obstetrics and gynecology, where she treated many of the people who could not afford her care for free.

She also established a medical clinic called “Unakan” with her half sister Chan Xavier as the clinic’s pharmacist.

Margaret Lin Xavier contracted encephalitis and died due to complications of influenza on 6th December 1932. She was at age 34.

On 29 May 2020, Google celebrated her life with a Google Doodle.

Read more about her on wikipedia

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