Speakers Profile - Dr Norman Swan

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Norman hosts RN's Health Report and during the COVID-19 pandemic, has co-hosted Coronacast, a podcast on the coronavirus. Norman is also a reporter and commentator on the ABC's 7.30, Midday, News Breakfast and Four Corners and a guest host on RN Breakfast. He is a past winner of the Gold Walkley and has won other Walkleys including one in 2020. He created Invisible Enemies, on pandemics and civilisation for Channel 4 UK and subsequently broadcast in 27 countries.
Norman has been awarded the medal of the Australian Academy of Science and an honorary MD from the University of Sydney.

His book, So You Think You Know What's Good For You (Hachette) is a best seller and was recently released in the UK. His latest book So You Want To Live Younger Longer has also been on the best seller list.

Norman trained in medicine and paediatrics in Aberdeen, London and Sydney before joining the ABC