Dr Carol Cooper

Dr Carol Cooper


Carol Cooper is an author, doctor, and educator. She graduated in medicine from Cambridge University and developed her media career in tandem with clinical practice. Carol wrote as The Sun doctor for over twenty years and contributed to a range of titles as different as Punch magazine and The Lancet. She also has considerable broadcast experience.

She was elected President of the Guild of Health Writers in 2014. As a tutor at Imperial College Medical School, she received the 2022 award for Outstanding Contribution to Teaching.

Carol has authored and edited a string of non-fiction books, including numerous child health and parenting titles, as well as an award-winning textbook of general practice. She also writes novels with a medical strand, the latest being The Girls from Alexandria, inspired by her cosmopolitan background.

These days, she lives in Hampstead and Cambridge, where she is a fellow of Newnham College.

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Carol Cooper @DrCarolCooper

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