Carol Cooper Tom Olsen Lecture 2022

Olsen Lecture: Carol Cooper

Tuesday 6th September, 2022, at 6:30 pm


We are delighted to welcome Carol Cooper, doctor and journalist, as speaker for this year’s annual Tom Olsen Lecture on Tuesday 6th September at 6:30pm here at St Bride’s Church, Fleet Street.

The Lecture, “Has Covid fractured the way we live?”, assesses the effects of the pandemic on everyday life.

The event will also be streamed live on the St Bride’s YouTube channel. Please register to be sent the event link.

Registration for this event is free, but we hope you might consider making a suggested donation of £10 towards the upkeep and maintenance of this historic building. Find out how on our donations page.

Alongside working as a GP and raising three sons, Cooper has contributed to titles ranging from The Lancet to The Sun, where she wrote as The Sun Doctor for 21 years. She teaches on medicine in the media at Imperial College Medical School and was elected President of the Guild of Health Writers in 2014. She is also a Fellow of Newnham College, Cambridge.

Her non-fiction includes numerous books on child health and parenting, as well as an award-winning textbook of general practice. More recently, she has turned to writing novels with a medical strand.

We are most grateful to Kaizo – an independent PR and digital agency that helps business and consumer brands thrive in today’s economy – for its continued generous support of this lecture series.

Find out more about the lecture series together with an archive of past speakers and recordings and transcripts on the Tom Olsen Lecture page.

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