Dr Dawn Harper
GP, TV Presenter and Author
Dr. Dawn works as both an NHS doctor in Gloucestershire and a private doctor on Harley Street. 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. Dawn has just finished writing ‘Live Well to 101’ which will be published by Headline in early 2018. Dawn also writes for a variety of publications including ‘Healthspan’, ‘Healthy Food Guide’ and ‘NetDoctor’ and is also a regular on Talk Radio reviewing the papers. In additon to this she is also a contributing editor for the publication Be Healthy magazine, and has most recently been announced as the Brand Ambassador for luxury specialist bunion footwear brand, Sole Bliss.Read more
Dawn qualified in 1987 at London University and when not working Dawn is a keen horsewoman and a keen supporter of children’s charities. For the last two years she has led a number of cycling challenges, the latest of which was a 100km ride around the Cotswolds for National Star.