Dr Dawn Harper

Dr Dawn Harper

General Practitioner, 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 ‘Embarrassing Bodies: Live From The Clinic’. ‘Embarrassing Bodies’ ran for seven hugely successful series and spin-offs included ‘Embarrassing Fat Bodies’ and ‘Embarrassing 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 has published a series of ten ‘Dr Dawn’s Guide To ...’ books including heart health and weight and diabetes. Her latest 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 addition to this she is also a contributing editor for 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 keynote presentations at conferences on a range of medical topics. She also regularly fronts medical corporate videos and is involved with health-related PR activities.

Expert on:

Dawn's web presence

Recent articles

Symptoms you need to stop hiding from your doctor
Feature

Symptoms you need to stop hiding from your doctor Feature

Everyone knows our NHS is stretched and no one wants to waste their doctor's time, but there are some things your GP really wants to know about. This is by no means a …