Dr Dawn Harper

Dr Dawn Harper

General Practitioner and Media Doctor

Dr. Dawn has been an NHS GP for 23 years, she has been working as a media doctor for over twelve years and her ability to simplify complex medical issues has made her an extremely sought after medical commentator and expert.

Dawn is best known as one of the presenters on Channel 4’s hit series ‘Embarrassing Bodies’ and ‘Embarrasing Bodies: Live From The Clinic’. ‘Embarassing Bodies’ ran for seven hugely successful series and spin offs included ‘Embarrasing Fat Bodies’ and ‘Embarrasing Teen Bodies’. Her last series called 'Born Naughty?' was shown on Channel 4 and saw Dawn help children with serious behavioural problems. Dawn is also a regular contributor to BBC1’s ‘Inside Out’ where she has covered a diverse range of subjects from challenges facing the medical profession to IVF.

Over the last two years Sheldon Press have published a series of ten ‘Dr Dawn’s Guide To ...’ books including heart health and weight and diabetes. Her lates book, ‘Live Well to 101’ was published by Headline in early 2018. Dawn also writes for a variety of publications including ‘Healthspan’, ‘Healthy Food Guide’ , ‘Be Healthy’ and ‘Woman’s Own. She is the resident doctor on Talk Radio and the Jeremy Vine Show on Channel 5. In additon to this she is also a contributing editor for the publication Be Healthy magazine and a regular contributor to Facebook Live with Hello magazine.

Dawn is an excellent public speaker and is often booked to give key note presentations at conferences on a range of medical topics. She also regularly fronts medical corporate videos and is involved with health related PR activities.

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