Deborah is an award winning medically qualified TV, print and radio reporter and academic journal editor. After training as a doctor in the UK and France, she became an editor of The BMJ working on both academics and journalistic sections. Deborah became the first investigations editor of The BMJ and has reported and co-produced documentaries for Panorama, Newsnight, File on 4, Channel 4 News, and Dispatches on health, science and social issues. She has worked closely with the Centre of Evidence Based Medicine at Oxford University developing techniques that combines epidemiology with journalism. These collaborations have led to policy change internationally. She has also acted as a consultant and produced reports for non-governmental organisations including Transparency International and MSF.