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Meow Foo Yap

Meow Foo Yap, Malaysian psychiatrist. Served to captain Chinese Army, 1944-1945.; Fellow International Biographical Association (United Kingdom); member Singapore Psychiatrist Association, Academy Medicine Singapore, Singapore Association Mental Health (past vice president), Society Clinical Hypnosis, Society Private Practitioners.

Background

  • Yap, Meow Foo was born on April 15, 1918 in West Malaysia. Son of Yong Chan and Choon (Chin) Yap.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Science, University Hong Kong, 1946, Doctor of Medicine 1959. Postgraduate (Colombo Plan fellow), Institute Psychiatry London, 1956-1959, diploma in psychological medicine, 1959.

    Career

    • 1 daughter, Charmaine Lai Meng. Medical officer Singapore Medical Services, 1947-1961. Medical superintendent, senior consultant psychiatrist Woodbridge Hospital, Singapore, 1961-1971, also past board visitors.

      Consultant Samaritans of Singapore. consultant private psychiatrist, Singapore, 1971-1977, 78–. Consultant psychiatrist Mental Health Services Western Australia, Perth, 1977-1978. Lecturer University Singapore, 1960-1971.

      Past board visitors Changi Prison Hospital. Past executive committee Singapore Association Retarded Children.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional publications.

    Membership

    Served to captain Chinese Army, 1944-1945. Fellow International Biographical Association (United Kingdom). Member Singapore Psychiatrist Association, Academy Medicine Singapore, Singapore Association Mental Health (past vice president), Society Clinical Hypnosis, Society Private Practitioners.

    Connections

    • Married Wai Leng Wong, May 4, 1948.
    • father: Yong Chan Yap
    • mother: Choon (Chin) Yap
    • spouse: Wai Leng Wong
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    Born April 15, 1918
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