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educator , Hematologist

Soon-Keng Cheong, Malaysian hematologist, educator. Recipient British High Commissioner's award British Council, 1994. Founder Malaysian Society Thalassemias, Kuala Lumpur, 1989, National Cancer Council, Kuala Lumpur, 1994. Fellow Royal College Pathologists (Australasia), Royal College Physicians (Edinburgh, Glasgow), Academy of Medicine of Malaysia; member Royal College Physicians (United Kingdom), Academy Medicine (Tun Abdul Razak award 1988).

Background

Cheong, Soon-Keng was born on June 14, 1950 in Penang, Malaysia. Son of C.F. and K.L. (Loo) Cheong.

Education

Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Science, University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, 1975. AM (honorary), Academy Medicine, 1987.

Career

Houseman Kuala Lumpur Hospital, 1975-1976, medical officer, 1976-1977. Postgraduate student, registrar Hammersmith Hospital, London, 1978-1980. Lecturer, specialist University Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, 1981-1986, associate professor, 1987-1992, professor hematology, since 1993, head department, 1985-1994.

Director MAKNA-HUKM Cancer Institute, Hukm, Malaysia, since 1999.

Membership

Founder Malaysian Society Thalassemias, Kuala Lumpur, 1989, National Cancer Council, Kuala Lumpur, 1994. Fellow Royal College Pathologists (Australasia), Royal College Physicians (Edinburgh, Glasgow), Academy of Medicine of Malaysia. Member Royal College Physicians (United Kingdom), Academy Medicine (Tun Abdul Razak award 1988).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Swimming, computing.

Connections

Married Nem-Yun Boo, September 24, 1975.

father:
C.F. Cheong

mother:
K.L. (Loo) Cheong

spouse:
Nem-Yun Boo