Dr Laura Dawes

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Dr Laura Dawes is a Research Fellow at the Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science at ANU. She specialises in the history of modern medicine, public health communication, and medicine and the law, with a focus on policy. Laura is the author of three books, “Childhood Obesity in America: Biography of an Epidemic”, “Fighting Fit: The Wartime Battle for Britain’s Health”, and “Deaf Education and Audiology at the University of Manchester”, as well as writing for magazines, radio, journals and TV documentaries. 


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