May Ng is an Honorary Professor at Edge Hill University, Associate Professor at University of Liverpool and she holds a dual accreditation specialist qualification in General Paediatrics and Paediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes. She is based in Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust and is the Associate Medical Director. She completed her undergraduate degree under full scholarship in Sydney, Australia and undertook her paediatric training in Australia and in the United Kingdom.
She was the recipient of the UK Medical Research Council Fellowship and after her MBBS (Hons) in Sydney University, she completed further training to obtain a Masters and PhD degree in paediatric endocrinology and diabetes in Liverpool. She has a Master of Laws degree and is active in medicolegal work. She also has an MBA in Healthcare and Finance.
She has over 150 research papers published and presented at more than 200 scientific meetings.
She has authored 3 books ‘A guide to Type 1 diabetes management, technology and everything else you need to know (launch in autumn 2022); ‘A Journey With Brendan’ and ‘Me and My Hormones’.
She is Editor-in-Chief for Diabetes Care for Children and Young People Journal, Chair of the UK Association of Children’s Diabetes Clinicians, Chair of UK National Institute Health Research Clinical Research Network (NIHR CRN) for Diabetes in Children and is the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health Officer for Research. She is also Chair of the E-Learning Committee for European Society of Paediatric Endocrinology (ESPE), the Advisory Council for International Society of Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes (ISPAD) and in the Diabetes UK Council for Healthcare Professionals.
She is also the voluntary chief medical advisor for Action4Diabetes (A4D), a UK registered charity dedicated to saving and empowering the lives of young people with Type 1 Diabetes in South-East Asia since 2015.
May was awarded an OBE on the 2022 Platinum Jubilee Queen’s Birthday Honours List for Services to People with Diabetes and People with Autism and Disabilities. She is also recipient of multiple national award-winning initiatives such as Winner of the Northwest Excellence in Healthcare NHS Parliamentary Awards 2020, Diabetes UK Mary McKinnon Award 2018, University of Liverpool Alumni Award 2019 and Winner of 2015 Diabetes Quality in Care award.