DR. RADHA

  • The Surgery Radio 1
  • Columnist – Top of the Pops Magazine
  • The Sex Education Show Ch4
  • Make my Body Younger BBC3
  • Live with Gabby Ch5

Dr. Radha studied at Cambridge University from 1997-2000 gaining an MA and qualified as a doctor at to Imperial College, London in 2003 with honours. She worked for five years in hospital medicine in London and then trained for a further two years to qualify as a GP with Distinction. Dr. Radha continues to practice as an NHS GP, as well as teaching and working in health promotion.

Her particular passions are to campaign for physical and mental wellbeing as preventative measures as well as educating the public in a creative and fun way – to reinvigorate people’s passion to stay healthy both mentally and physically.

Radha is the co-host for BBC Radio ‘s ‘The Surgery’ every Wednesday. She was the resident GP for Live with Gabby on CH5 and also for Newsround CBBC. She appeared as the medical reporter for The Sex Education Show Ch4 and Make My Body Younger BBC3. She can also regularly be seen reporting on ITV’s This Morning, BBC Breakfast and ITV Tonight.

Working across all platforms Dr Radha contributes to online projects including BBC Headroom (BAFTA Mental Health Media Award), Channel 4 ‘The History of Sexting’ online, BBC Learning – Remove the Taboo – mental health and Smoking cessation advice, BBC City Hospital and ITN News – Swine Flu

Currently writing for Top of the Pops magazine. Radha has been the weekly columnist for Woman’s Own & MSN Lifestyle. She has written for Bliss Magazine Online, Red Magazine, Top Sante, Mail Online and The Times Educational Supplement.

She has a particular interest in young people’s health. Working with MIND to promote mental wellbeing. She has also worked with British Heart Foundation against childhood obesity. She is a member of the GP Advisory Board for Cancer Research UK.

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